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Head of Software Development

Job Title: Head of Software Development
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £700 - £750 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: 14997/001_1535624055
Contact Name: Lisa Christopherson
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

I am recruiting for a Head of Software Development to be based in London.

You must have worked within central government for this role. This does fall outside IR35.

You must also have significant experience of leading software development teams and overseeing the technical direction of complex projects.

You will build a highly capable team of software engineers that can respond to the changing client and wider digital landscape.

You will have experience of technical leadership to ensure the client is implementing the right solutions, using the right technology, promoting re-use of services and patterns, applying software engineering standards and industry best practice.

Experience with mainframe systems, particularly in terms of transition to cloud and also Amazon Web Services is also required.

Experience with Docker and Kubernetes and working in agile teams and environments is essential.

Understanding of RESTful web services and microservices, their pitfalls and best practice is also needed.

If successful you will be required to undertake SC clearance if not already cleared.

The deadline for candidate submission is Monday 03/09/18 at 10am.