Development Manager - Prague - €50-65k

  • Location: Prague
  • Salary: €50,000 to €65,000 pa
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 25771

My client is looking for an experienced Development Manager to work with their Agile and Lean Teams delivering their sports media product.  As the ultimate leader and mentor for approximately four teams you will provide autonomy whilst overseeing the delivery of software from the conceptual phase to the testing phase using the latest tools and technologies. 

You will work with your teams to deliver elegant solutions and to resolve difficult problems. Efficiently organised, responsible and dependable with excellent soft skills, you must have a strong technical grasp of your team’s platform and vertical area.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage delivery and releases in your teams
  • Plan, Track and communicate delivery milestones
  • Own and communicate the capture of delivery metrics and work with your teams to use these to improve delivery
  • Continuous improvement of the tools and processes used by the teams
  • Own and adjust staffing to deliver business needs
  • Lead Recruitment activity for your teams
  • Work with Agile and Lean principles to ensure delivery commitments are met
  • Keep development teams well informed
  • Work with other teams to deliver cross functional stories and resolve issues
  • Guide team members towards improving their skills and performance
  • Facilitate Career progression of team members
  • Work to retain key team members

Essential skills:

  • Hands-on Java technology experience is crucial for this role
  • Expert knowledge of Agile and Lean software engineering processes, practices and tools; TDD; Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery etc.
  • Excellent leadership, organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of Software development Lifecycle
  • Can deliver results within set deadlines
  • Release management

Desirable – any of these are a plus:

  • Google Cloud Platform or any other Cloud service such as AWS or Azure
  • Java server-side development, Java 8, 11, or 12
  • Working on High-volume websites
  • Experience in Sports or Sports betting industry

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