Software Development Manager

Job Description

Delighted to have partnered with a globally recognised company headquartered here in Belfast as they continue to strive through a period of rapid growth. The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for managing multiple development teams, and have at least 4 years' experience leading Agile engineering teams in the past. Coming from a technical background will be highly advantageous.

Salary/ Benefits

To attract the very best talent, a generous remuneration package is on offer plus a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary - up to £75,000
  • 15% targeted bonus
  • Hybrid working (2 days p/w in city centre office)
  • Flexible working options
  • Early finish Fridays bi-weekly
  • Work from home office allowance
  • Excellent pension scheme

The Ideal Person

  • 4+ years' experience in a similar role (Software Development/Engineering Manager, Technical Project Manager etc.)
  • Experience with AWS/Cloud
  • Strong track record and experience managing Agile Engineering teams in the past
  • Keen technologist, this role will not be technical and more of a managerial position, however coming from a technical background will be highly advantageous.


  • Team management of the Engineering team
  • Install best practices for software development and documentation, assuring designs meet requirements, and maintaining code quality across all teams.
  • Manage team level escalations and impediments
  • Oversee resource allocation in line with company work priorities.
  • Work with product managers/owners to deliver the product road map to meet the company goals
  • Work with Scrum Masters and Project Management on planning of projects and features, stakeholder management.
  • Translate business requirements into solutions, recommend alternative business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet timelines with optimal solutions.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Engineering Manager, Project Manager/similar job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Sean Doherty in the strictest confidence.

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