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We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate Development Manager to join our growing team as we strive to deliver excellence to our customers. You're a self-starter who will be part of an empowered management team working on our portfolio of Enterprise Intelligence Technology assets.

The role will report into the Director, Numeric Analytics and you’ll be leading a team which has adopted a truly Agile approach to deliver enhancements which drive the growth of the capability. You will oversee and take part in the analysis, definition, design, implementation, testing, maintenance and support of Numeric Analytics assets, working closely with our Quality Managers to ensure that what we deliver is to a high standard.

You will drive the group to focus on providing the best in class solutions by applying consistent project and service methodologies and principles. 

Over time, you’ll be working with a number of Development Directors (the owners of our 40+ content stores) and our Programme & Project Managers to inject new levels of standardisation and consistency in how we deliver, covering the full software development lifecycle.

Responsibilities

  • Guide the development of our products using a forward-thinking strategy
  • Using technical expertise to assist with design and plan processes for future development that will enhance our product and improve supportability and availability of the desired production services.
  • Work with the local management team to drive a ‘quality first’ environment, across all developers
  • Demonstrate iterative improvement in the quality of our software and be accountable for the overall quality of releases
  • Apply and contribute to evolving a robust Agile implementation within the teams
  • Develop and improve software engineering standards, practices, and metrics. Ensure engineers are empowered to augment and refine these, whilst maintaining necessary governance
  • Produces, delivers, and maintains focused documentation for systems in accordance to document control standards and procedures.
  • Provides direction into effective monitoring, tuning, maintenance, performance optimization, backups and recovery; ensures infrastructure will meet capacity requirements to deliver projects on time.
  • Support development teams to ensure progress and provide resources as necessary
  • Ensure coherent, pragmatic use of toolsets across our products – reusing where appropriate
  • Manage a team of Software Developers. Provide leadership to team members
  • Promote a high-performance work culture focused on the development and retention of high-quality team members
  • Contribute to a wider Development CoP, ensuring your team is empowered to do the same
  • Provide specialist guidance to the teams providing production support services when unseen major incidents occur.
  • Provides experienced technical planning and risk analysis to ensure accurate and timely service deployments
  • Prepared to get hands dirty in development if required
  • Proactively identifies risks & issues and take ownership to deliver appropriate resolutions.
  • Provides technical expertise for sophisticated root cause analysis and problem management.

Key Relationships

  • Developers and Development Management
  • Scrum Team members
  • Nexus Integration teams
  • BAU Support Teams
  • Product Management and other key stakeholders

Essential Skills / Experience

  • Capable of motivating and energizing others, as well as gaining their respect.
  • Experience in leading small teams, preferably in an Agile environment
  • Experienced programmer, with good technical skills
  • C++, C, Python or another similar programming language
  • Self-starter - does what it takes to get the job done
  • Comfortable operating in a dynamic environment
  • Experienced, able and keen to work using Agile development methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Experience in unit testing and code analysis tools
  • Proficient using source code management tools such as Git or SVN
  • Familiarity with and/or accreditation in AWS or similar Cloud technology
  • Expertise on networks, database, middleware, IT security.

We care about benefits too.

We support our colleagues’ wellbeing with inclusive benefits. So that's support for physical, financial, mental and environmental health, paid time off to volunteer, consumer discounts & savings and so much more. All of which are tailored to your needs and may vary by location. For more details talk to your recruiter.

Our fast paced and supportive environment is only possible due to determined, autonomous problem solvers who love our high performance culture. And as a global business, Refinitiv relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. So we seek hardworking, qualified employees in all our operations around the world−regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Refinitiv makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If an accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us to request an accommodation. A full list of our office locations and contact information can be found at: Refinitiv Office Locations.

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