head of front end software development in london

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job type
permanent
salary
£ 80,000 per year
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job details

posted
location
london, greater london
job category
financial services
job type
permanent
salary
£ 80,000 per year
reference number
MJ60127
phone
020 7786 6500
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job description

Head of Front End Software Development

The engineering team is seeking a Head of Front End Software Development to join our leadership team. In this role, the successful candidate will lead a team of software engineers with the responsibility of managing our flagship client application. This opportunity requires someone with experience in developing innovative technical solutions and the operational skills to deliver in line with business needs. If you are a technology leader excited to spearhead and lead a high-performing team, then this is a great role for you.

Description:

Own and manage the front-end technology stack, driving the delivery of new enhancements, governance and ongoing support.
Lead a team of over 12 full-time and contractor employees.
Establish and execute short and long-term technical roadmaps for the business, as well as manage head count for project roadmap.
Drive continual improvement to the efficiency and flexibility of the business platform while maintaining cost.
Partner with our Platform and Back End development teams to develop strong and effective relationships.
Drive innovation and creativity across the platform to enable our products to outperform the market.


Requirements:

5+ years of experience leading teams to build interactive and responsive web applications.
Technically minded with an understanding of performance and scale, as well as API based architecture.
Hands-on experience in front-end technology highly preferred: including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node & Vue.
Strong experience developing and delivering using Agile methodologies.
Understanding of software engineering principles, design patterns, object-oriented-programming(OOP), and test driven development.
Experience with people and process management, developing and executing project roadmaps and managing head count, along with experience in budget management.
Strong communication skills (oral, verbal and listening) as well as a collaborative partnering style.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to drive results and quality.
Financial Services experience a PLUS.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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Head of Front End Software Development

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Head of Front End Software Development