Software Development Manager - LearnPad UK

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Software Development Manager


Reports To:

18 February 2014 

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We are seeking a senior, experienced and highly motivated software development manager with strong technical, leadership and management skills. The successful candidate will manage an international team of software developers and will be involved in all aspects of product development, working closely with C level stake holders, developers, product managers and technical support teams.

In addition to managing the development team, you will also work as a software developer, focusing on the complete end to end development of platform solutions, web services and mobile applications across multiple device OS’s. You will be making your own contribution to the design and development of the products and the overall solution. The development team is split between two locations, Gloucester UK and Chicago US and some international travel will be required.

A good knowledge of .NET and C# is essential, with significant experience developing software systems, and an understanding of good software engineering practises, including Agile development methodology and SCRUM. Experience in leading/managing a team of software developers is essential, and managing people remotely would be an advantage. Experience should include recruitment, setting objectives and performance reviews, performance management, and ensuring the employees are following processes and working optimally.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in development team management and leadership skills, strong programming and software development experience, a passion for software and would enjoy bringing the mobile revolution to the classroom. Reporting directly to the Group Chief Technology Officer, you will be responsible for your own time management and for delivering the groups aggressive products development roadmap.

Previous experience with the following development skills is required:

  • .NET / C# / ASP.NET
  • HTML / Javascript / CSS

In addition, you should ideally have experience in some of the following:

  • JQuery
  • Amazon Web Services
  • PHP or ColdFusion
  • Android & iOS
  • SQL

This is a great chance to join a rapidly growing company in a senior position, working on exciting, cutting edge mobile application developments and technologies.


Degree in a relevent computer discipline

Minimum 2 years software development management experience, development team leaderships, Agile development, SCRUM.

Key Skills:
Strong software development management and leadership skills, highly motivated, excellent communication and documentation skills, organised and methoduical approach.

Office Based: Flexible

Travel Required: Some

Salary: £40k DOE

Contact Information

Please email CV’s with a covering letter to:

Leanne Morris
Finance & HR Manager

LearnPad UK