Title: Development Manager/Head of Architecture
Reporting line: Head of Product
Data Interconnect is a highly successful world-class UK-based Fintech SaaS vendor, currently embarking on an exciting growth journey after significant recent investment in new product and people. Over the next 12 months the business will grow revenues significantly as a new flagship Enterprise SaaS platform is released as a unique proposition in the market.
With an existing and highly satisfied customer base of very well-known large international Blue-Chip enterprises. Data Interconnect is a secure and dynamically growing Software business with a 20 year history of stability and profit, currently employing c.50 people from brand new offices near Shrivenham on the Oxfordshire / Cotswolds border, and a new satellite office in Paddington, London. The next few years will be an exciting time for the company as growth explodes.
This is a very senior key position within the business, so as a Development Manager/Head of Architecture you must have experience and knowledge of software design, software development and architecture in an agile environment. We are looking for someone to come in with fresh ideas, but an evolutionary approach. There are many very exciting technologies for the future, but adoption needs to be evolutionary not revolutionary.
To start with, your role will primarily focus on the development of our flagship product and supporting our Head of Product in delivery of the product roadmap for the next 12 months. Your time will be split 60% between managing the developers, making sure they have the tools they need, helping the scrum master and product team refine processes, and putting together a delivery plan with the team, to support the product vision. You will essentially be responsible for how and when the product is delivered. The rest of the time you will be making architecture and infrastructure decisions for the product as well as helping the team to implement them. For this reason you should have strong AWS/cloud experience, and be able to make well thought out, and knowledgeable technical decisions while using the expertise within the team. This role is very much hands on in terms of technical detail and development.
The role will include the following responsibilities:
Other important strategic areas the role will need to cover:
Experience should include:
Frameworks: Symfony 3/4 (or equivalent Laravel, zend etc)
Cloud services: AWS – specifically EC2, S3, SQS, SES & DynamoDb
It would also be advantageous to have a knowledge of the following: Angular (5+), Python (2.7+), Composer, CSS Bootstrap, Material design, Redis, Apache server, NoSql databases, GIT, Linux environments.
Methodologies: Agile/Kanban, TDD/BDD, Continuous integration and Delivery.
Skillset: Analysis, OO design specification, programming, mentoring & training, Documentation
The Data Interconnect rewards and benefits package include:
What We Do
Data Interconnect’s current offering – the leading cloud-based Order-to-Cash Accounts Receivable suite – enables Enterprise customers to automate processes, reduce costs and improve cash collection efficiencies – meaning cashflow increases. The company’s SaaS platform enables customers to get paid faster by the automation of manual and time-consuming tasks. The solution we have been building is world beating and like no other solution on the market. The challenge is to keep us well ahead of the competition at all times as well build significant market share.
The company prides themselves on their enjoyable work environment and start up feel, however have been trading for over 20 years!
To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter to email@example.com
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