Head of System Development

Full Time IT Job Pro UK

This company have offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and across SA. They are in industry leading home loans organisation who are in the midst of moving to the cloud and as HoSD you will play a large part in this transition, managing a team of talented developers and IT professionals. The company pride themselves upon their collaborative culture and employee value.

Main Responsibilities:

Develop and deliver a strategic, technological vision & direction for the business
Identify technology trends and social behaviour that may support of impede the businesses success
Collaborate with the appropriate internal departments and external customers to assess and recommend technologies that support the business in areas of need or market requirements
Lead and manage the software development team and IT teams to deliver software, infrastructure and architecture that meets the users needs.
Review current best practices for existing and envisaged frameworks and refine or establish architectures for existing and envisaged applications / products and downstream services.
Define and refine the Company's and Business Area's software development methodologyRequired Skills/Experience/Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience to establish and implement IT Strategy, Policies and Procedures.
Demonstrated experience to establish and implement systems architecture, envision applications / products and downstream services that meet customer needs or solve business problems
5 years of management experience in IT
Demonstrated ability to deliver multiple concurrent projects
Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management, budgeting, and administration operations
Proven track record and experience with Microsoft Technologies including, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft .Net / Core, Microsoft Azure Cloud Services, MVC, integration, N-Tier Architecture, Object Orientation, JavaScript Frameworks such as Angular and Open Source Technologies

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