Head of Development - .Net, Scrum, VSTS, Azure

  • £650 - £750 per day GBP
  • Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom Milton Keynes England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Cornwallis Elt
  • 13 Sep 18 2018-09-13

Head of Development needed to run development teams of C.40 people . Main responsibilities will be to drive best practice through Agile, Scrum as well as implement better use of DevOps and VSTS. Large Scale project of migration onto Azure.

Head of Development - .Net, Scrum, VSTS, Azure

A world renowned organisation in Milton Keynes is looking for a Head of Development to work in their internal technology services team. This position will be responsible for leading the development teams (30 – 40 employees) as they make fundamental changes to their IT systems.. Responsibilities will also include working closely with the solution architects providing technology strategy and roadmaps. This includes a major migration onto Azure.

They are a Microsoft house and therefore you will need hands-on experience with .Net programming and SQL and remain close to the technology. Furthermore, they are utilising Agile and this role will be focused around enabling the transformation into best development practice including VSTS.

Key Skills Required

  • Experience managing development teams in .Net, SQL
  • Previous experience as a senior developer or architect
  • Experience in Agile best practice preferably as Scrum Master or Scrum certified
  • Working knowledge of DevOps/Application Lifecycle Management tools, particularly Visual Studio Team Services
  • Solid and demonstrable experience in managing off-shore developers, vendors and commercial arrangements
This is a period of major growth and expansion across all and as such offers an excellent opportunity to manage exciting programmes of work.

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