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28th Apr

Head of Development

— UK Leader in Care Solutions

Location:
Bristol / Remote, UK
Type:
Salary:
£80K - £100K
  • Remote-first, occasional office trips every month or two. 
  • Lead a transformation towards cloud-native SaaS solutions.
  • Multi-functional team of 18 including Dev, UX, QA & Product. 

We’re looking for a Head of Development to join a SaaS business who provide solutions for person-centred care management and planning. With thousands of users across the UK already and a range of successful web & desktop-based products, they’re looking for a technical leader to lead an ongoing transformation towards developing cloud-native SaaS & PaaS solutions.  

What skills you’ll need

  • Proven background in building SaaS / PaaS solutions across desktop, web and mobile. 
  • Experience in designing and implementing direct-to-consumer SaaS products. 
  • Ability to lead a digital transformation from desktop to web. 
  • Knowledge of the MS stack across desktop and web. 
  • Previous cross-functional team leadership expertise, including QA, Product and UX. 
  • Awareness of CI/CD principles, DevOps, SecOps etc. 
  • Knowledge of the Atlassian Suite would be useful. 
  • Experience in cloud-native environments and distributed architectures.

The wider tech & tooling includes C#.Net, MVC, WPF, WinForms, Xamarin, Azure, SQL, HTML, JavaScript, Atlassian Suite. 

What you’ll be doing

Joining an established cross-functional team of 18 (Dev, QA, Product & UX), initially you’ll be focused on the delivery of their mobile apps (iOS/Android) as they progress through a huge digital transformation. As well as this, you’ll manage the replacement of their long-standing desktop apps with cloud-native SaaS products, driving architectural direction and implementation of new tech/tooling with the chance to be hands-on if you wish. You’ll grow and develop the team further, lead on appraisals and engineering best practices, advocate for Agile working plus introducing new concepts & ways of working where necessary. 

What you’ll get in return for your experience

On top of a very welcoming culture with constant scope for progression and new technology implementation, you’ll be entitled to a PluralSight subscription, various discounts & gym memberships, regular salary reviews, an annual bonus based on performance, 25 days holiday, on-site parking (if you’re local!) and much more. There’s also a really rewarding aspect to this role knowing that the effort you put in will make a real-life difference to citizens across the UK. 

What's next?

Sound like the role for you? Send your profile to Joe or give us a call to find out more!

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Who's managing this role?

Joe Mawson

Joe Mawson

— Principal Recruiter Developers & Technology

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