Development Manager
Sophos Ltd
Abingdon, GB
1d ago

Main Duties

  • Actively delivers high-value and high-quality solutions which meet business needs
  • Actively drives and contributes to release planning
  • Coaches effective Pairing across all team activities
  • Hands-on involvement in Coding / Testing through pairing in C++ and Python
  • Actively drive the adoption of test automation.
  • Ensure Quality of releases through test coverage reviews
  • Incrementally drive and improve system design throughout the project
  • Promote involvement of key stakeholders throughout the project (Product Managers, IT, Support etc )
  • Owns the stability and security of code produced through Continuous Integration; a focus on test automation and security best-practice
  • Lead Root Cause Analysis investigations. Identify trends and areas of weakness, and drive corrective actions
  • Accurately tracks development activities and succinctly reports progress and issues.
  • Identify and manage the team and individuals to a high performance, competency and commitment
  • Promotes an atmosphere of innovation and result focus
  • Other duties and responsibilities as directed
  • Essential :

  • Coaching on Agile Practices
  • Motivation of Team & Individuals
  • Technical problem solving
  • Meeting deadlines and commitments
  • Effective communication with different types of audience
  • Manage and resolve conflicts
  • Software Development
  • Prioritisation of tasks and deliverables
  • Security Best-Practices
  • Effective Delegation
  • Risks Assessment and Mitigation
  • Performance Management
  • Desirable :

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Benefits

  • The remuneration package includes :
  • Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days, increasing with length of service
  • Performance-based Variable Pay Plan
  • Group personal pension scheme, up to 5% contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Death in service policy (life assurance)
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal accident cover
  • Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include :
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Free beverages, fruit and pastries
  • Sports centre adjacent to headquarters building, with discounted gym membership
  • Equal Opportunities

    Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equalmanner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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