Lakeside, Portsmouth
About The Role

Head of Development - (C#, .Net Core, TDD, Agile, AWS)

Full time - Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Hours - 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Are you a skilled Software Development Manager with excellent communications skills who can motivate development teams to deliver high quality code to tight deadlines? Are you adept at delivering results using Agile software practices?  If so, we would love to hear from you!

Where do you fit in?

We are looking for an experienced Development Team Manager to help with our migration from on-prem VMs to the cloud. Reporting to the Engineering Director, you will be managing a large team of 25 developers whilst being responsible for all back-end development across our web platforms. 

We are currently modernising our software stack and moving mission critical systems into the cloud and to Salesforce. Our stack is a mix of .net Core, Ruby and running on prem an in the cloud. We are designing an event driven scalable set of services around a core pub/sub messaging event bus. 

What's in it for you?

  • The chance to join our exciting technological transformation journey which over the course of the next 6-12 months will lead to an opportunity to gain exposure to cutting edge technology including .Net Core, AWS, Octopus deploy, React, Docker & Kubernetes.
  • An excellent benefits package, including discounts from a wide range of retailers. Private medical insurance and a healthcare cash plan.
  • You'll be part of a fast-growing digital marketplace business that has a great culture and is really going places.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Strong management & leadership skills
  • Agile software practices – Scrum, XP, Kanban, Jira etc
  • Server infrastructure – On premises, GCP and AWS.
  • Dotnet Core,, Ruby
  • Core coding expertise, still hands on
  • Test driven development
  • Behaviour driven development
  • High level project estimation and training teams to do this
  • Authentication servers - ID Server, Cloud Auth, OIDC etc
  • Salesforce integrations - Mulesoft, SF Apps.
  • SQL and NoSQL Modelling
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards.

With 50,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project your undertaking is.

We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.