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Head of Application Support

  • Hertford, UK
  • £ 90000-£ 90000 GBP
  • Job ID 43650999

Salary Type: Per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full time

Absolute IT Recruitment are proud to be working with a highly reputable and internationally recognisable software development company based in Hertfordshire who are currently working with a number of leading household names.
We are currently searching for an established Head of Application Support to take on this brand new opening who is able to lead an internal team of Java Developers, Java App Support Analysts and QA’s. The headcount of approx. 20 people will be split geographically across the UK and Asia. Therefor, experience of managing offshore teams will be highly desirable.
The ideal Head of Application Support will come from a strong background in Software Development, preferable with Java. You will be able to operate at a Director level not only internally but with external customers as there will be client visits for service reviews. This particular Head of Application Support will report directly into the Managing Director.
You should be able to show extensive experience supporting and the release of complex software solutions and ideally retail focused applications.
WFH/Office: Due to the nature of the work, the expectation is to be in the office 5 days a week.
Key experience required for the Head of Application Support:
  • Strong & Supportive Leadership.
  • Experience of Managing Engineering Teams consisting of Java focused Engineers and Support Analysts.
  • Experience delivering complex Retail Applications.
  • Key Technical areas: Application Support Management, Java Applications, Java.
Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role. If you haven’t heard from us within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.
Job expiration date 21 Sep 2021