Head of Software Development

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Full Time
  • Post Date: September 27, 2023
  • Career Level Senior
  • Experience 3 Years +
  • INDUSTRY IT- Software development
  • Qualification Master’s Degree
Job Description

We are DEKRA Arbeit Group, one of the biggest personnel companies in Germany, represented in 20 countries throughout Europe. We are delivering our services through 120 offices and recognized as a high-quality service provider and trusted business partner. DEKRA Arbeit Bulgaria is a subsidiary of DEKRA Arbeit Group and is providing professional HR services to clients and candidates on a local and international level.

For our trusted partner, a leading digital marketing agency operating in 20+ countries, we’re looking for a:

Head of Software Development

The position’s responsibilities will include overseeing development projects, fostering collaboration, and driving excellence in software development practices. In addition, you will need to manage a geographically dispersed team, with regular travel to Malta and Cameroon.

Team Leadership and Development
-Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to team members to foster a collaborative and
productive work environment.
-Develop and implement training and mentorship programs to enhance team members’ skills and
-Conduct regular performance reviews and set clear goals and expectations for team members.
-Recruit, hire, and onboard top-tier developers to build a high-performing development team.
Project Management:
-Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of all development projects, ensuring they meet
quality, timeline, and budgetary goals.
-Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management and quality assurance, to
align development efforts with company objectives.
-Monitor project progress and implement strategies to mitigate risks and address issues as they
Innovation and Technology Strategy
-Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software development.
-Drive innovation within the development teams, identifying opportunities for process improvements
and technological advancements.
-Define and execute a clear technology strategy that aligns with the company’s long-term goals.

Good fit would be a professional with:
-3+ years experience in managing and leading high performing teams of talented developers, QAs, Devops and IT people
-Extensive knowledge in WordPress is a must
-5+ experience in design, delivery, and implementation of business applications and/or technology solutions, preferably in PHP and/or JS
-Strong understanding of SDLC, Agile and Lean methodologies
-Hands on experience with CI/CD, DevOps Culture, Cloud operations
-High level of emotional intelligence such as self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills
-Fluency in English, written and verbal communication.
-Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
-Strong time management, organisational skills, personal accountability, and drive
-Incredible problem-solving abilities, ambitious and creative
-High business acumen and ability to participate and drive technical discussions with cross-functional teams

Our client offers:
-Premium private health insurance.
-Performance bonuses.
-Professional development allowance.
-Flexible working hours that fit your daily routine.
-Additional days off including one for your birthday.
-Multisport and public transportation cards.
-Food vouchers.

Want to know more?

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please contact me – zhanet.odzhakova@dekra.com

Data collected will be considered in strict confidentiality and used for recruitment purposes only.

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