Software Development Manager

11 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Development Manager

Why is our Alternative Payment Platform team the next step for you?

In this role, you'll provide engineering leadership to two of the software development teams working on our Alternative Payment platform. You'll support and nurture a high level of collaboration between the engineering teams and major stakeholders across London and other sites.

We work with SAFe as a methodology and the Alternative Payment platform is aligned to our FX & Treasury value stream. The initial success of this role, is measured by the delivery of this value stream's work to the stakeholders' requirements and timescales.

How will you contribute on a day-to-day basis?

You'll promote and support the teams, provide leadership and guidance on technical designs, and manage roadmaps of the software development work in collaboration with business and technical stakeholders. You'll contribute to the refinement of the initiatives within the FX & Treasury value stream, help scope and plan project and programme delivery with Business and Technology stakeholders, as well as ensure the teams are developing to the required quality using the Worldpay standard methodology (SAFe).

Part of the role is to provide management information to business and technical stakeholders regarding development activities, status and key performance indicators. You'll ensure software is developed to follow best practices and security principles as required (e.g. OWASP, PCI), and work across, and within, project teams as design/ technical lead and mentor. You'll work in collaboration with architects, engineers and developers, contribute to the proposal and agreement of the best approach for delivering complex features, balancing costs, risks and benefits including strategic fit. You'll also be ready to troubleshoot and investigate production system problems if needed.

What will make you the right fit for the team?

You'll have previous experience leading high performing development teams and a great track record of delivery. We're looking for someone with experience developing systems using the Microsoft stack and you'll have experience with Agile methods and tools, ideally SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, Jenkins and Jira/ Confluence. You'll have experience with performance management, great coaching skills and ideally have prior knowledge of SMART objective setting. Payments or Financial Technology industry experience is ideal as well as experience with technology transformation.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to build a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into fast-growing markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together extraordinary talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.

Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small we help them to take payments quickly, safely and deftly, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.