Software Development Manager

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin West, Dublin City Centre
  • Category: CTO /IT Director, BA/PM Senior Appointments
  • Salary: €90000 - €100000


  • Manage a team of development leads and coach them to become better manager
  • Align work of each pod to achieve the overall team goals
  • Lead architecture design across pods
  • Establish and maintain development standards and processes for delivering scalable and high quality products
  • Ensure consistency in architecture, frameworks, languages and tools
  • Provide management and technical leadership for every aspect of software development
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Work with other senior leaders within and outside of development area to achieve overall company goals and desired short-term results
  • Ensure developers are adequately distributed between teams and cut off any bottlenecks before they happen
  • Arrange training/upskilling when needed
  • Organize events to build team spirit and monitor developer happiness
  • Showcase work of teams under your management
  • Monitor emerging trends for new technologies that can solve problems
  • Evaluate projects early in their lifecycle to identify issues and assign these to the appropriate team
  • Assist in hiring process and retain talent


  • 5+ years of commercial development experience using PHP
  • 2 years experience managing a team of developers
  • Experience of providing Team Leadership and/or mentorship in a distributed team environment
  • Has a process for identifying technical tasks that need attention and working with business to get these prioritized
  • Skilled at communicating technical concepts to a non technical audience
  • Experience with a variety of AWS products
  • Clear ability to work in teams, contribute to technical decisions and learn/suggest new technologies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Experience building and maintaining websites, applications and API’s using Laravel
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as Vue.js
  • Comfortable with GitHub and the gitflow model
  • Can use ORM’s to access data but also know how to drop down to SQL statements if needed
  • Clear ability to work in teams, contribute to technical decisions and deliver exciting new products to the world
  • Possess a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

If you are interested in learning more about this role and happy to be represented by Solas IT please email me with your CV Alternatively please call me on 01 255 5302

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Marty Hanley

Marty Hanley

Marty has worked in IT Recruitment since 2013 and really enjoys working with his clients to help them make important hires. He also really enjoys working with candidates taking the next step in their careers by helping them find the perfect role. When he's not working, you can find Marty attempting to play golf.
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