Software Development Manager - Travel-Technology

Location London
Discipline: Travel Technology, IT
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: £DOE
Job ref: 151

We seek a hands-on Software Development Engineer with a .Net background to establish a new software development team for a worldwide travel organisation from scratch. 

This project aims to manage all supply content technical development and provide the best user experience thanks to a robust, scalable, optimised product. 

We are seeking a Manager who can lead a Research and Development project from the design phase to completion. As a thought leader and domain expert, the Manager will provide valuable advice to internal teams. This role is crucial for our future growth, and we are searching for exceptional and experienced candidates.

Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Manage a team of developers. 
• Ensure all individuals contribute as much as possible, learn and grow in their role, knowledge, and skills. 
• Ensure the team works efficiently in an enjoyable environment. 
• Evaluate and optimise the time and resources needed to carry out various stages of the projects, to establish an overall development plan. 
• Negotiate resources (human, technical, financial, deadlines) according to the progress of projects and adjusts resources if necessary. 
• Measure risks that may arise during the implementation and development phases. 
• Setup the necessary interfaces between the departments concerned. 
• Follow-up progress and deadlines for various tasks with the project collaborators. 
• Guarantee the quality of the product and codebase. 

Experience/ Qualifications: 
• Experience in software C# development. 
• Engineering School or master’s degree, in Computer Science. 
• 7+ years’ experience in an R&D department. 
• Experience in team management (also remote or offshore). 
• Passion, Software Craftmanship, Culture of Excellence, Clean Code, Test Driven Development 
• Fluent English (working in a multicultural and international team) 

Professional / Technical Skills: 
• Argue to convince internally. 
• C# 
• .NET, ASP.NET Core Web API 
• Containers, Lambda 
• Redis, RabbitMQ, Aurora / PostgreSQL, DynamoDB 
• Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation) 
• CI/CD, 
• High Availability 
• Scalable & performant platform 
• OpenSearch / ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) 

The place of work: Hybrid, London office.