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Web/Systems Application Development Manager
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Cambridge, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Solid experience of designing, building, supporting and managing business critical, data-driven Web Applications in a Linux environment
  • Understanding of Open Source, its value and position in the software industry
  • Understanding of Open Source engineers and communities, both motivation for individual developers and interactions between projects
  • Strong understanding of software engineering
  • Demonstrated career progression into a management position
  • Good interpersonal skills: outgoing and engaging individual who is effective at building good working relationships with all levels of the organization
  • Good English language skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work and communicate in an online, globally distributed environment
  • Coaching and mentoring experience, and process development skills
  • Project and people management experience
  • Be overall accountable for IT-related aspects (architecture, technology, support, maintenance, quality, deployment, improvements/enhancements, privacy, security, risk, monitoring and incident management) of a defined portfolio of applications
  • Be overall responsible for the governance and oversight of that portfolio of applications
  • Efficiently elicit and analyse requirements from all the internal stakeholders, consolidate and maintain a roadmap, plan the execution with milestones and deliverables and get 'go/no-go' from the different internal stakeholders
  • Ensure use of best in class software development practices (coding, testing, deployment, security) while minimizing regressions
  • Remove roadblocks and escalate where appropriate
  • Communicate clearly with team members, internal stakeholders and leaders
  • Build relationships with all internal parties: communicate, motivate, and inspire team members; gain influence, trust, and credibility within the organization to build and help foster collaborative work relationships
  • Ensure compliance with our policies, processes and legal guidelines
  • Reduce complexity by understanding business requirements and applying application domain expertise to solve problems
  • Ensure that all common processes and procedures are documented and easily accessible by all relevant parties
  • Set and enforce clear expectations for the team
  • Monitor and evaluate team performance and continuously coach team members via the Performance Management process
  • Supports team members in applying best practices throughout the analysis, estimation, design, development, and deployment of new software and systems
  • Produce personal development plans (PDPs) for individuals
  • Escalate and resolve performance issues
  • Ensure team effectiveness, utilization, and performance is at high levels
  • Recruitment and onboarding of new developers
  • Promote Collabora ideals and values
  • Promote the morale of the team

51-200 employees

Company Overview
Columbus Collaboratory is an information technology company that provides cybersecurity and big data services.
Company Core Values
  • Work hard, play hard
  • Disciplined to achieve excellence in execution
  • Responsive beyond imagination
  • Insanely competitive
  • Passionate to serve clients and employees