Tech & Digital

Head of Development

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    Software Development, Tech & Digital

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    £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, Enhanced Pension, Perks

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    Ellie Taylor

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    Ellie Taylor

Role: Head of Development

Salary: £100,000 to £120,000

Location: London Head Office - flexible options

A leading digital agency is looking for a Head of Development. Working closely with the CTO, you'll take the lead on the full SDLC, people management and team leadership, mentoring and opportunities for coaching & development, pitching in with coding and programming expertise and generally guiding the team to success.

The team here love what they do and have a passion for greatness. As part of onging expansion, there has been an influx of new faces across the business recently and this is a fantastic time to come in, help the team gel and to really influence strategy. You'll have decision making abilities and a chance here to really carve the way for this business.

Skills and Experience:

- Team leadership - in this role, you'll be working with with front and back end devs & testers

- Designing and delivering architectures and on-prem ecosystems

- SaaS Headless CMSs: Contentful, Contentstack or Amplience

- Digital Experience Platforms (DXP) - track record in designing and implementing

- Understanding of marketing technologies and SaaS platforms

- Jamstack, cloud native architectures (ideally Azure), JavaScript applications e.g. React, Vue

- Good understanding of software development in a digital environment

- Understanding of best practice with microservices, API development and scalability - ideally within Azure

Tech/Coding Experience:

- Experience with JavaScript/C#

- CMS e.g. Sitecore, Optimizely, Sitecore

- Recent experience on SaaS Headless CMSs: Contentful, Contentstack or Amplience

- Agile methodology experience

- 2+ years' experience in a supervisory capacity

- Cloud infrastructure and DevOps experience: Azure architect or similar

In this role, you'll be supported by the team around you but also by the CTO. You'll receive ongoing development and training in the areas you'd like and also take part in bi-annual feedback surveys.


- Company bonus scheme

- Cycle to work scheme

- Life assurance

- Perkbox

- Christmas, New Year and Birthday off

- Enhanced pension scheme

- Training and development budget

- Local discounts

- Season ticket scheme

If you are an experienced software developer (especially within a digital agency environment), have team leadership and architectural skills and understanding, please apply today.

This could be the perfect next step in your career - to have influence, to lead a world class team and to grow within an excellent company. Once your application is in, we will set up an informal chat to get the ball rolling.

Candidates must be a resident of the UK, commutable to London and have full rights to work in the UK. We welcome and encourage all applications and are committed to inclusivity and diversity.

Head of Development / Digital Agency / London

Head of Development / Digital Agency / London

Head of Development / Digital Agency / London