Job Type: Full Time, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Salary: £40,000 per annum

Job Description

We are actively seeking an IT Technical Manager to lead our small team of developers in the production of bespoke software solutions for internal and external customers. You will have responsibility for leading the implementation and improvement of all development processes including design, development, testing and release of projects on time and within budget.

You must have extensive experience in the development and delivery of systems and practical experience of systems design and configuration at an architectural level. You must also have experience in various software development lifecycle approaches and methodologies, requirements analysis, and project management.

The ideal candidate will come from a background in web development and will be highly skilled in the development of online solutions along with a solid understanding of server architecture in which solutions will be hosted.

This role requires a resourceful and highly motivated individual who is experienced in taking responsibility for the leadership and development of others and ownership of key processes and improvement initiatives.

Applicant Requirements

  • Manage and guide a small team in performing their duties
  • Assign and monitor tasks delegated to technical staff
  • Plan and effectively manage tasks allocated to 3rd party service providers
  • Project management of multiple jobs
  • High level experience of software development in the LAMP stack
  • Highly experienced in areas of server management and configuration
  • Technical maintenance and support tasks where required
  • Experience of planning, developing and delivering complex custom online solutions
  • Working with the Managing Director and other Business Leads in managing projects and monitoring tasks and schedules
  • Being a point of contact for technical guidance as required
  • Communicate effectively with all colleagues and clients as required

Required Skills

  • Project Scoping, planning and management
  • Cost control and budgeting
  • Solid knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle
  • Proven track record of work with both technical and business stakeholders
  • General knowledge and hands-on experience of IT principles and technologies
  • Managing to tight and conflicting deadlines
  • Keeping required paperwork and systems up to date

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of working with mobile applications and related software
  • Product and Services road mapping and creating strategic solutions
  • Good time management and communication skills
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Have a willingness and passion to increase your knowledge

Personal Qualities

  • Can work to deadlines
  • Can communicate effectively via telephone, video call and email
  • Capable of managing, organising and prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Willingness to self-learn and up-skill
  • Use own initiative
  • Quick learner
  • Problem solver – able to research and ability to find solutions through any means
  • Can listen to instructions and can take constructive criticism well
  • Confident in their ability to complete tasks
  • Ability to speak up, give ideas and advice

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