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Software Manager - Lead Entire Development Practic

Description This is a very significant role for a LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER / SOFTWARE MANAGER if youre a recognized SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AUTHORITY, with solid leadership capability, then this is an excellent opportunity for you to LEAD the entire DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE within the largest Multi-National Retailer.Based in CAPE TOWN (hybrid-remote-office-work) this DEVELOPMENT-PRACTICE LEAD role offers a salary of R1.3million R1.5million.THE COMPANY:This RETAILER has, over the last decade, established themselves as the largest Multi-National Retailer. An omni-channel business who are a highly tech driven enterprise at the forefront of the Consumer Markets. THE ROLE:As a recognised software engineering authority with effective leadership capability, you will be the DEVELOPMENT-PRACTICE LEAD, responsible for leading and driving software engineering practices across all of this Retailers design and development teams; continuously improving software engineering standards, and leading agile ways of working, setting, and enforcing software engineering standards for design and development of products.This will include creating, leading, managing, and mentoring a (large) software development practice of highly skilled Software Engineers. JOB OBJECTIVES include (but not limited to):Lead the definition and continuous improvement of solution delivery methodologies, standards and tooling from ideation through to production.Lead the definition and implementation of a modern solution delivery strategy.Keep abreast of new and evolving solution delivery frameworks, methods and strategies and evaluate international SDLC best practice processes on a regular basis for adoption.Define the SDLC frameworks and methodologies such as Waterfall, Agile, Product management, SAFe, DevOps, etc. required to enable multi-modal software delivery and develop agile software development process all the way from ideation through to production.Define standards and guidelines with templates for SDLC artifacts in alignment with upstream and downstream disciplines.Define the required SDLC environment standards (e.g. Dev, QA, Sandbox, Prod, etc.) required per solution type (custom, Package, etc).Drive the adoption of the new ways of working including SDLC standards, processes and tools with both IT and Business stakeholders: Providing thought leadership to senior executives on new development methodologies.Providing expert coaching in Agile practices (i.e. Lean, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe).Create a single source of truth to provide transparency, and measure progress. Implement tools and processes that enable adoption of new practices and rapidly deliver on outcomes.Manage the end-to-end integrated DevOps toolchain and the associated portfolio of SDLC solutions required to enable the defined SDLC methodologies and to facilitate the automation of SDLC processes (JIRA, ARIS, Sparx, Swagger, Bitbucket, QC, Jenkins, etc.):Design, develop and implement a DevOps capabilit.special-hidden { display: none; }Id Subtitle
Cape Town, WC, ZA