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Software Development Manager

Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted on 14th September 2018
Salary/Rate negotiable
Job type Permanent
Our Ref 25982/003/bw01

About this job
Software Development Manager - Dynamic Advertising

This position is focused around Dynamic Advertising so therefore we require individuals with experience in personalized ad experience. Using machine learning to bid optimally for advertising impressions in real-time auctions and serve the most relevant ads to customers in every impression.
Role responsibility

By leading an agile engineering team your responsibility around the role are managing a small yet highly skillful team of software engineers. As part of a team you will be accountable for running the systems you build, continually inventing new features and improving your performance against business and operational metrics.
Successful candidates will have a background in software development, most likely with a Computer Science degree. You will be detail-driven, numerate and have excellent problem solving abilities.

Job Description

*Be a credible agile engineering leader for a team of high-performing software engineers.
*Grasp the online advertising business and dive deep into business and operational metrics.
*Partner with colleagues across the company (and across the world) to define and deliver complex features.
*Lead the delivery of large, complex projects.
*Anticipate bottlenecks, escalate as needed, balance business needs versus technical constraints.
*Actively manage risks and issues.
*Write effectively, sharing relevant project updates, plans and metrics with stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

*Advanced quantitative analytical abilities.
*Experience delivering complex projects in partnership with remote colleagues.
*Experience as a business leader.

For further details, contact Bradley Ward on 0131 473 7046 or e-mail