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Software Development Manager – Bristol

Software Development Manager (hands off, leadership focused)
Bristol based (Hybrid/remote)
Salary ranging up to £80,000 + bonus + benefits

Are you ASoftware Development Manager with a passion for leading cross-functional Agile teams, within a product environment?

Well stop scrolling, close those other tabs, and cast your eyes here!

About the company

How would you like to be working for one of the most exciting Software companies within the UK right now, who have even beaten companies like Microsoft being called the best place to work? This is an SME sized business who became unstoppable in 2020 and took their market by storm. 2021 has also been incredible for them and we are looking for an experienced Software Development manager with a background in leading cross functional teams to join them and work alongside some extremely talented inviduals in an environment that is enriched with diversity & inclusion.

These folks are delivering a modern Cloud system that is designd and built to enable their customers to become more successful and make more data driven decisions that will impact their entire business. Better yet, based in the heart of the diverse, eclectic, buzzing techie city that is the one and only Bristol.

This is an awesome opportunity within a company who have won multiple awards and are receiving a high amount of attention/recognition for their success over recent years. With one of the most talented engineering teams in Bristol who are leveraging some of the best technologies out there (literally years ahead of their competition in that respect), working in small fast paced, Agile Polyglot teams that are containerised up to the eyeballs, with Kubernetes being their weapon of choice.

Their Product

A platform used by companies of all shapes and sizes around the world, enabling them to move their business online during the pandemic, overall helping their customers to thrive and gain better revenue.

This is now a pivotal moment for the business as they embark on their next phase of growth – they were set to double the headcount across the entire business in 2021 and they are pretty much already there and not stopping yet, with more growth to be continued throughout the rest of this year. What a time to be alive!

Your day-to-day:

This role could not be more important, critical, or exciting for the engineering team. As the software development manager, you will be leading a cross functional team made up of 20 direct reports to you, including Software Engineers, DevOps Engineers & Testers to drive their growth & innovation.

We are looking for someone who has strong Agile software leadership skills if you would like to work in an environment where your impact will very clearly be made – here is your chance to really make a difference in a company where hard work is always rewarded and never goes unnoticed.

Their first half of 2021 has been an exciting time and the company has carried on expanding and they are getting a lot of recognition, you will be highly involved in the hiring and onboarding new employees into the engineering teams.

Experience Needed:

  • A passion for providing outstanding team leadership.
  • Strong proven experience of leading or manging teams of software engineers or cross-functional teams
  • A background in Agile software development practises
  • Experienced & confident when with speaking to business stakeholders.
  • Experienced with interviewing and hiring engineers.
  • You genuinely enjoy mentoring/coaching and bringing the best out of your team.
  • You can cope well with difficult problem and think outside the box to solve them.


Competitive salary, annual bonus, healthcare, dental, cycle to work scheme, and gym memberships.

This is truly a brilliant company to be a part of that provide career progression and personal growth for all involved, please apply directly and I will be in touch to discuss the next steps with you.

Job Information

Job Reference: SJ1407_1626250179
Salary From: £60000
Salary To: £80000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Bristol
Job Types: Permanent

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