• Software Development Manager

    Job Locations UK-Wiltshire-Swindon
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  • About Us



    Set up and designed by lawyers and technologists, Ochresoft, through its brand, Intelliworks, provides workflow software solutions which enables law firms to be more efficient, more productive and more profitable. This mitigates risk and ensures a firm is always compliant and up to date with law and practice. As a result of its unique positioning, Ochresoft continues to grow, increase its market share and maintains an enviable client portfolio amongst its peers.

    It is part of the UK business to business arm of the Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT), with a goal of continuing to identify, invest in and organically develop strong and differentiated B2B information businesses.

    The Opportunity

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Development Manager to join our team in Swindon. Reporting into the Head of Development, you will be responsible for leading a Software Development team to deliver outstanding and valuable technology solutions for the business, creating a manageable pipeline of work for the team.


    You’ll work in an iterative and agile environment with very close Product Management engagement. We strive for test automation as default and quality products to be delivered within all iterations. This is not a hands-on development role, and as such you will be a natural leader to engage, motivate and inspire your teams. You will need to be adaptable and passionate demonstrating and applying experience of appropriate methods of software delivery to ensure maximum effectiveness of your teams. Your role will involve recruitment, learning and development, regular performance reviews and associated career development plans, ensuring all team members are equipped to the highest skill levels required to perform their roles.

    About You

    To be considered for this opportunity you’ll need to possess and demonstrate compelling leadership skills and have experience in driving the effectiveness of teams. Ideally you will be degree educated, and if you have any formal training in management and product management it would be highly advantageous. Experience in managing Development teams to deliver software products is a pre-requisite for this role. Through effective communication to both internal and external stakeholders you will need to use your subject matter expertise and business knowledge to influence and drive change.


    This role will encompass multiple delivery streams, working primarily with C# .Net, but looking ahead to modernise into HTML, Javascript and AWS / Azure cloud based technologies. A good understanding of agile development methodologies, continuous delivery practices and extreme programming practices is advantageous such as BDD and TDD, as will prior experience working in a continuous delivery environment with test automation a strong focus . Hands on experience with performance and/or security testing is favourable.

    If you believe you have the skills, knowledge and experience for this role, and want to be part of an exciting organisation that transforms the conveyancing industry who is truly market-leader in their field, we would like to hear from you.


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