Software Development Manager

11 Dec 2017
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Development Manager

Why is our Engineering team the next step for you?

Our Software Engineering teams develop the technologies that will change how millions of people make payments around the world. Processing over 30 million transactions every day you have a real chance to see your work in action whenever you buy something online.

We take payments in 126 currencies and process over 300 different types of payments, with this comes unique complexity. If you thrive in an environment where the solution to a problem isn't always apparent and where you need to be a bit more creative, then this is the role for you.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

You'll lead Agile development teams in the creation of high-quality software products to meet customer and commercial needs, in accordance with defined standards, best practice and agreed deadlines. You'll mentor your teams and take responsibility for the timely delivery of projects, iterations and other work packages, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of the technology strategy and processes.

We'll want you to drive automation and remove as many manual steps through DevOps adaptations to current processes, and help drive Agile maturity across teams.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

We'll want you to have a deep understanding of Agile ways of working and be confident coaching teams in Scrum and Kanban. You'll have a proven track record in building agile software development teams, attracting top software development talent and leading high performing teams.

You'll have a software engineering background with knowledge of developing online large scale transactional processing systems in Java. You'll have experience from an online environment with the various security and scale challenges this poses, as well as a thorough understanding of the various common software development lifecycles. You will also have experience with the following tools; XP, TDD, automated builds, continuous integration and deployment, Jenkins and Jira/ Confluence.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

On a typical day, we process 36 million mobile, online and in-store transactions - that's about 415 each and every second. In 2015 we handled c.13.1bn transactions, supporting c.400,000 customers, 126 currencies, 146 countries and over 300 payment methods. We are the leader in payments in the UK, where we process approximately 42% of all transactions.

Our solutions are delivered by nearly 5,000 colleagues from our corporate headquarters in London and 25 offices in 11 countries around the world.

We serve all types of businesses - big and small. You may interact with Worldpay several times a day, without realising it. We are the trusted payments partner of some of the most innovative and fast growing eCommerce businesses globally, many of the UK's largest retailers, and hundreds of thousands of small and medium sized businesses in the UK and US, including over 16,000 hairdressers, in excess of 24,000 restaurants and more than 9,000 pubs.

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