Software Development Manager

Location Dublin
Contact name: Mick Duffy

Contact email:
Job ref: 1015
Published: 7 months ago


My client currently has a requirement for a Software Development Manager to join their growing team based in Dublin.


We are seeking a Software Development Manager with extensive hands-on experience building complex, large-scale SaaS product and a proven track record in building high performance teams. The role requires a manager who is up to date with the latest technologies and trends as well as best practices in agile & continuous delivery. 


  • Build high performing teams of innovative software professionals by mentoring, coaching and developing internal talent and recruiting industry top talent.
  • Develop, maintain and improve the delivery processes and systems.
  • Champion innovation across the organisation.
  • Drive efficiency in the team to maximise customer value and minimise waste.
  • Work with internal resources to scope development projects, including deliverables, timelines and budgets etc.
  • Lead architecture and technical design reviews.
  • Lead the team through a transition to Continuous Delivery, driving automation of build, deployment and test.
  • Provide direction to direct and indirect reports in the performance of their duties, establishing work priorities, and in achieving company initiatives.
  • Provide recommendations and assist in determining which projects to prioritise and make the trade-off between technical debt and new functionality.
  • Remove impediments to ease the development path. Drive down the cycle time from idea to customer value.
  • Implement technical strategy and govern across various development teams.
  • Manage and provide technical and motivational leadership to multiple teams.


  • Experience in a Software Development Management role.
  • OOP knowledge and experience.
  • Experience with large scale SQL and NoSQL technologies.
  • Experience delivering and owning microservices in a SAAS environment.
  • Experience measuring and improving performance of production systems.
  • Experience leading multiple development teams in parallel.
  • Experience managing large engineering teams directly.


If you feel this role is for you please contact Mick Duffy on +353 1 525 4647 or