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IT Development Manager - Meath - Permanent - €90,000

Posted on Mar 13, 2020 by Trilogy International

Meath, Ireland
Immediate Start
€90k - €90k Annual

IT Development Manager - Meath

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage the Development function for our client. The Development Manager we are looking for will own the Design Authority, is the top-level Software Design Architect, manages the Development Team(s) and will be accountable for Software Development and Delivery.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Design Authority

  • Run the Design Authority - the Design Authority is the body accountable for reviewing and approving Technical Design across the IT platform. The Development Manager is accountable for running this body
  • Accountable for ensuring appropriate Technical Design documentation is produced and submitted appropriately to the Design Authority
  • Accountable for communicating appropriately, all output and decisions made through the Design Authority; Software Design Architecture
  • Accountable for the Technical Design aspect of all Software Projects. ie Ensuring that appropriate Software/Technical Design documentation exists and feeds into the Build phase of all Software Development projects
  • Accountable for ensuring that the design technology used in existing developed solutions is reviewed on a regular basis and flagged for update as and where appropriate
  • Accountable for ensuring that any/all Design is fully compliant with the companies PCI-DSS obligations
  • Ensure all Cyber-Security and PCI-DSS specific IT policies and procedures are being fully adhered to throughout the Design Lifecycle
  • Provide direct input to the Technical side of the Sales function as and when required

Manage the Development Team(s)

  • Lead and manage the Development Team(s) ensuring that all Development resources have clear and appropriate Job Profiles and Objectives
  • Ensure that the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is being fully adhered to by all Development Staff and that staff have appropriate experience and knowledge to carry out their functions
  • Accountable for ensuring that the 2nd & 3rd Level Development Support function is operating appropriately and is meeting it's KPI's
  • Accountable for ensuring that Development tasks emanating from the Project & Change Function are appropriately assigned
  • Ensure all controls and procedures are being adhered to, documentation and Knowledge Management is visibly in place and Developers are keeping up to date with the Software stack
  • Accountable for Software Delivery In conjunction with the Project & Change Delivery Lead, accountable for ensuring that all Development tasks emanating from the Project & Change function are assigned to appropriately experienced Development staff
  • Operate as the overall Technical Lead across the Development function. This will require interaction with developers, project resources and internal/external customers and stakeholders
  • Ensure Developers are delivering to set targets and step-in to assist where warranted
  • Operate as Project Manager as and when required

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Relevant 3rd Level Qualification in IT Engineering, Software Programming or related field
  • 6 + years prior experience as a Developer at least 2 years of which has been within the Fintech/Payments Industry and at least 2 of which has been at Team Lead or Manager level
  • Broad software industry experience spanning multiple Front and Back End frameworks/programming languages and Database Systems
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels - both oral and written
  • Previous experience of Technical Design/architectural-based diagramming and procedural documentation is required
  • Demonstrable experience of coaching, mentoring and cross-training
  • Ability to stay controlled under pressure and operate to tight timeframes
  • Must be flexible to changing working conditions and willing to go the extra mile' to resolve issues as and when required
  • Previous experience of working within a Project/Team-based structure would be an advantage
  • Excellent organisational skills and experience
  • Ability to stay controlled under pressure and operate to tight timeframes
  • Must be flexible to changing working conditions and willing to go the extra mile' to resolve issues as and when required;

Send your CV to (see below), contact Chris for more information.

Reference: 861553283

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