Head of Software Development

Intouch Games
£neg + bonus + comprehensive benefits (inc flexible working hours + fr
09 Aug 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Head of Software Development - C#, C++, Gaming, Casino
Location: Halesowen, Birmingham (+ relocation assistance available)
Salary: £neg + bonus + comprehensive benefits (inc flex working hrs, free onsite gym etc)
Keywords: Gaming, Casino, Gambling, C#, C++, Web, CTO, Software, Developer, Manager, Unity, Director, Head of, Gaming, Mobile, Web, Birmingham

Head of Software Development with Gambling/eGaming, C#, C++, HTML(5), and Team Management expertise is highly sought by a multiple award winning games studio based in Birmingham who are the UK's largest privately owned mobile eGaming company! We currently have just over 200+ employees here at our Birmingham HQ and we offer some of the UK's best career progression plans and earning potential with bi-annual salary reviews!

In this position, you will have technical accountability for the Front-End and Back-End systems, management and development of technical talent, and orchestrating continual technical improvements to develop platforms, systems and processes. This will cover 3 main areas; Web Development (Front-End, PHP and UX), Back-End Development (C++ modules and PHP scripts, MySQL and Cassandra (noSQL) database engines) and Games Development (C# and HTML(5) web and mobile games). You will work closely with a wide range of business functions and be accountable for the production of games from concept to final implementation (full product development lifecycle).

You will recognise good performance, identify and manage under performance and represent our development teams at senior management level. In addition, you will ensure our games development team is performing at its optimum level by creating and developing a culture of teamwork and collaboration within the team.

Intouch Games' Server and Games Development is done fully in-house and is managed using Agile methodology so we are looking for a 'hands on' approach to management as we don't outsource any aspect of our games to third parties. Our technology stack is divided into 5 key areas; Gaming Server Development (C++ modules, PHP scripts, MySQL and noSQL database engines). Mobile Games Development (C# and HTML(5)), Web Presence (HTML(5), PHP, UX, SEO and PPC), Live Servers (Linux on top of VMWare in a private cloud) and Internal IT Infrastructure (Windows Active Directory).

Key skills we're looking for?

  • Gambling/Casino/eGaming industry experience is essential!
  • Excellent knowledge of C#, C++, PHP development
  • Experience within an Agile (SCRUM) environment
  • Experience managing large software development teams

Bonus points for?

  • Mobile development experience (iOS, Android)

Therefore, if you are a highly skilled and experienced Software Development Manager/Director with excellent team management experience with an in-depth knowledge of C#/C++ development and you would like to join a multiple award winning eGaming studio who have been accredited as one of the 'Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain', been recognised by the BBC as a top technology employer and have a 1 star accreditation as a 'Top Company to Work For' then send in your CV today for review!

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75452045

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