Head of Software Engineering - Northern Ireland

Ref: 29 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 Nov 2020
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Head of Software Engineering–New role

Our client are a fast growing organisation known for their innovation in the Healthcare sector.  They have a strong investment in technology and a commitment to quality. 

As part of their current growth plans and strategic focus they have a newly created role for Head of Software Engineering.  You will take a leadership role for a dedicated product team and have the opportunity to work with technologies and platforms to create world class products for the future.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Setting a technical vision and strategy
  • Ensure and enabling the development team have appropriate specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively Contribute to the definition and accomplishment of the Company’s strategic objectives
  • Motivating and growing the existing team-Recruitment and Performance Management in a fun, innovative environment
  • Evolving the existing software system applications and architecture
  • Mentoring and providing support and guidance on software development best practices, time management and planning and quality
  • Working directly with external customers for pre-sales and business growth
  • Keeping up with emerging trends within Technology



Does this sound like you?


Required Skills and Experience:

·       Proven experience building complex products within an agile software environment

·       3+ years in a technical leadership position responsible for building, motivating and leading teams.

·       Experience in performing in complex environments and the ability to interact with both customers and other stakeholders

·       An excellent communicator and ability to multi-task

·       Ability to stay on top of technical trends


Desirable Knowledge & skills

·       Knowledge of regulatory standards such as ISO13485, IEC 62304 and ISO27001

·       Exposure to agile development tools



This is an exciting opportunity to work with a pioneering company in a worthwhile sector. 


For further information or to request a copy of the job description please contact Stephen Ingram on 028 90997720. Alternatively e-mail your cv and any query to Stephen.ingram@exactitresources.com