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Head of Software

  • Location

    Herefordshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Birtwistle

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Head of Software

Up to £70,000 + generous benefits package

Are you seeking Head of Software position where you will:

*Lead the Design, development, and support of software solutions in a Software Engineering environment
*Lead a small team of embedded software developers, remaining hands on in an embedded software development management position, writing effective code and resourcing Software Engineering projects
*Be part of an agile and social working environment, a talented development team with great career opportunities, salary and wider benefits!

As a successful Head of Software you will be responsible for:

*Delivery of technical solutions
*Producing software to meet new requirements
*Enhancing scalability and performance of existing products
*Coaching, development and mentoring of team members
*Leading across the full software delivery cycle and working cross departmentally

As a Head of Software you will have experience in:

*Software Engineering across machine level, embedded systems, embedded C and C++, desktop and mobile in a predominantly windows/Linux based environment (WPF, .Net) ideally with some real time software development too.
*An Agile or Scrum environment
*A relevant software development or computing degree

It would be beneficial if you have had experience with any of the following

*PIC, DIGI, Rabbit, WinCE software projects
*Analogue and Digital Circuit Design
*Driver development
*Driver interfacing (can bus, Ethernet, and industrial comms)
*FPGA (field programmable gate arrays) or CPLD (complex programmable logic device)

This role offers a salary of up to £70,000 per annum is located in Hereford and is commutable from Kidderminster, Birmingham, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Hereford, Malvern, Ledbury, Evesham, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Bewdley, Droitwich Spa and Pershore, Worcester

If you happen to know an Embedded Software Developer with leadership, team leadership, or who is ready for a management that may be interested in the position, may be looking at similar opportunities or needs a nudge to find that next step, please do get in touch as we do have a referral scheme!
If successful as Head of Software, you will receive:

*25 days holiday
*5% pension contribution
*Free Gym
*Life Insurance
*Subsidised canteen
*Free fruit
*Free parking!