Development Manager

Information Technology Birmingham, United Kingdom


Position at Connect Distribution Services Limited

Here at Connect, our aim is to be the first choice for home appliance after sales service, spare parts and accessories.

With fifty years of experience, We are the largest independent home appliance and spare parts distribution organisation within the UK working with a number of household brands including Dyson, Whirlpool, Hotpoint, Hoover and Bosch to name a few!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Manager to join our ever expanding business. As Development Manager, the role will involve:

  • Oversee and manage the projects, workflow and reporting for the C#, Perl,Web & QA teams
  • Manage the software development lifecycle for both development streams
  • Work with Head of IT & Application Team Leaders to encourage platform convergence
  • Diagnose and identify areas of opportunity within the companies applications and recommend improvements
  • Ensure sufficient QA testing is conducted before release to UAT and deployment
  • Provide line management to direct reports and facilitate professional development

As a Development Manager you will need:

  • Experience of working at a Senior developer level or above
  • E-commerce platform experience
  • Experience of Unit testing, QA practices and automated testing suites
  • Proficient in C#, ASP.NET, MVC, SQL server, Perl & MySQL
  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple tasks quickly within the constraints of timelines

 Reward and Recognition:

  • Free on-site parking
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to over 250 discounts including high street and online shopping, travel, technology, entertainment, food and drink and many more via Perkbox
  • Potential to win access to Football tickets for Birmingham City home games
  • Staff discounts on all products

Job Type: Full-time