Systems Development Manager – Core Systems
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Overview
Technology
Full Time
Closes 25/05/22
Manchester
Full Time
Closes 25/05/22
Who we are looking for
A Systems Development Manager who will be responsible for a large team that a responsible for developing, enhancing and supporting our core product.

The Core Systems team is vital to the continued success of our business, having responsibility for developing and supporting a growing number of critical systems. You will be working alongside some of the best developers in the industry and will receive exposure to cutting edge technologies, as well as having the opportunity to influence the technical direction of the team.

You will be assisting and supporting the Software Development Team Leaders, alongside the Software Development Technical Leads, in the successful delivery of software to agreed timescales by coordinating and driving the activity and efforts for the development team.

You will take responsibility for leading a team and will be required to retain a good technical understanding of systems whilst remaining close to the solutions being developed. People, processes, delivery and the governance around these will be a major focus of your role.

This role is eligible for inclusion in the Company’s hybrid working from home policy.
Preferred skills and experience
Self-motivated.
Drive to succeed and ability to lead technical solutions, people, delivery and strategy.
Delivery and results focused.
Reflective and adaptable leader.
Strong team player with the ability to build an effective team of technical professionals.
Ability to manage and make well balanced decisions in a pressured environment and pressured situations.
Ability to manage multiple streams of activity while shifting focus regularly.
Well organised and skilled in effective time management, people management, coaching, conflict resolution, task allocation, delegation and risk management.
Demonstrable experience of effective communication both written and verbally in technical and non-technical subjects to both a technical and business audience.
Ability to focus on the importance of the business needs.
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Main Responsibilities
Understanding of the work load and work items distributed amongst the team as well as the larger works spanning the department.
Ensuring the efforts and requirements of both resource and time are understood while assessing impacts, risks and costs in delivering the work within the team, building and maintaining capacity to deliver the business needs.
Committing to the deliverables of the team and the department for larger works.
Understanding of the technical structure, the domain and architecture of the systems that the team are responsible for and how those systems are configured in the development and production estate.
Working with stake-holders from the CTO, Product Managers, Project Managers, and other technical staff to ensure appropriate, fit for purpose and simple solutions are defined, planned and produced within the team.
Ensuring there is capacity and capability to deliver the volume of work required of the business.
Effectively managing the support and development responsibilities required of the team, ensuring 24/7 support is available where required.
Making decisions in time pressured situations ensuring the stability of the site and service to our customers is paramount to the decision.
Taking ownership of issues and development deliverables in a managerial capacity seeing them through from start to finish.
Ensuring successful and timely delivery of development works for the defined areas of the process you are responsible for.
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The benefits of working with us
Bonus Schemes
Recognition for your performance and hard work.
Company Pension
Preparing you for later life with a top pension.
Employee Assistance Programme
Supporting the wellbeing of you and your family.
Eye Care
In a digital world, we help take care of your vision.
Income Protection
Your income is protected, just in case.
Life Assurance
Peace of mind for your family in any eventuality.
Tax Free Childcare Scheme
A bit extra in your pocket to help with your little ones.
Life Events and Long Service
To celebrate your big occasions, dedication and hard work.
Manchester
Hillside (Technology) Ltd opened our North West office in 2016 in the heart of Manchester’s buzzing city centre. In recent years the city has become a hub of technology and creative industries.
Our location
  • Often described as the UK’s second city, living costs in Manchester are around 30% cheaper than London.
  • Our office has plenty of public transport nearby, including trains operating around the country and the Metrolink.
  • Manchester is passionate about sport and has two Premier League football teams.
  • Full of fantastic restaurants and shops, from Spinningfields to the Northern Quarter, there is lots to see and do.
What we get up to
Our Manchester office is home to part of Hillside (Technology) Ltd's Software Development family as well as additional technology units. We work closely with our other Technology sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Bulgaria to deliver our first class product.
Some location benefits
Nearby Restaurants and Shops
Tea and Coffee Service
Great Commuter Links
City Centre Location
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