We are looking for a highly motivated Head of Software Engineering to manage and co-ordinate the resources and processes to deliver software releases of digital pathology and anatomical pathology solutions.
You will thrive on challenge and have an excellent work ethic. You are personally driven to meet objectives with a focus on quality and delivery. You are an enthusiastic team player and are comfortable leading technical investigations and mentoring junior members of staff. You enjoy what you do, and you should lead constant improvement initiatives. You will contribute to the division’s strategic objectives and work with our global teams to ensure a successful delivery of our products to our customer base.
Primary role and responsibilities:
Setting a technical vision and strategy for the Cirdan PathXL products
Ensure that the development team have appropriate specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively by establishing realistic estimates for timelines while ensuring that projects remain on target to meet deadlines
Contribute to the definition and accomplishment of the Company’s strategic objectives
Motivation and appraisal of existing staff and recruitment of new staff
Evolve the existing software system applications and architecture
Mentor software engineers in software development best practices, time management and planning, emphasising the importance of quality
Working directly with existing and potential customers for pre-sales and business growth
Stay on top of technology trends and developments in the industry
Set the precedent for excellence through leading by example
Any other reasonable duties as required by Management
Knowledge & skills
Extensive, demonstrable experience building complex products within an agile software development environment
3 years in a technical leadership position responsible for building, motivating and leading developing teams.
Experience in performing in complex environments and the ability to interact with customers and other stakeholders
Experience contributing to all aspects of a project from initiation and requirements gathering, through development work, to completion and delivering the agreed solution on schedule
Experience managing senior stakeholders internal and external to the organisation.
An excellent communicator and proficiency in multi-tasking
Experience in working with the medical device industry
Knowledge of regulatory standards such as ISO13485, IEC 62304 and ISO27001
Excellent knowledge of healthcare IT, especially laboratory management solutions and pathology
Exposure to agile development tools e.g. JIRA.
Education & qualifications
A degree (or equivalent) in a technical, business or science degree
Software Development, Technical Leadership, Innovation
Flexitime, Group Life Assurance, Gym, Medical Aid / Health Care
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