Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Software Development Manager

£40,000 to £45,000 / Sunderland / Jan 7, 2021

Software Development Manager


Our client is a successful, £multi-million service provider to governments, financial institutions, healthcare providers, utilities and more.  Its people use leading-edge technology to effectively manage large-scale and complex customer communications with great efficiency and effectiveness.  Central to this is utilisation and development of innovative, best-in-class and robust software for internal business systems and customer facing projects. 


We’re looking for a client and technology-focussed Software Development Manager to lead a small team of Software Developers and Testers delivering these solutions.

As Software Development Manager your responsibilities will include:


·        Managing team activity in an agile environment

·        Managing change

·        Developing technical solutions to support client and business requirements

·        Ensuring that Quality, Compliance and best practices are maintained and followed within the department

·        Contributing to solution design & architecture

·        Assisting with work estimates and planning

·        Delivering to agreed project timelines

·        Providing 2nd line support for existing systems, assisting colleagues


As Software Development Manager you will need:


  • Solid, successful recent experience gained in a Software Development Manager or lead development role
  • Self-motivated, flexible and able to maintain high levels of control
  • Experience in agile development. Experience in data handling and/or communications may also be beneficial.
  • Technical skills in:
    • .Net Framework 3.5, 4 +
    • ASP.Net & C# (Webforms / MVC / Forms applications)
    • Entity Framework
    • JavaScript / jQuery
    • HTML & CSS
    • SQL
    • Also advantageous:
      • PQL
      • .Net Core
      • React, Angular
      • LINQ
      • Ajax
      • XML / cXML
      • HTML5 & CSS3
      • Azure Services
      • Visual Studio Online (Azure DevOps)

Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must be eligible to work in the UK.


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