Head of Software Development

  • Permanent
  • Galway
  • Salary: € 110,000 - €140,000

Head of Software Development

Permanent ¦¦ Galway ¦¦ Hybrid Working (3 days Onsite)


Our US Multinational Client is currently seeking a Head of Software Development in their new office in Galway.


  • Build multi-functional teams to define, design, and solution advanced technical capabilities Relevant to our Client’s Digital Strategy
  • Manage operations, financials, activity portfolio, and partners across product and Software Development teams
  • Collaborate with our Clients U.S Digital Leadership to identify, prioritize, and manage strategic projects and/or initiatives.
  • Enhance the Company’s brand in Ireland and operate as a global thought leader on important and relevant topics
  • Lead the full lifecycle of development from concept to post-production support and maintenance of server / OS / desktop / web / mobile applications and services.
  • Recruit, hire, grow, and manage top talent for our Client in Ireland
  • Build and lead a team of developers, architects, and quality analysts to create measurable value and deliver software to market using industry recognized agile methodologies and best practices.
  • Lead the architecture, technical design, and delivery of features and capabilities on modern technology stacks.
  • Develop, measure and report success metrics – KPIs such as velocity, capacity, cost of delay, bug rates, etc.


  • 10+ years of professional Software Development experience is essential as well as overall experience with large-scale project management and strategic planning.
  • 6+ years of Personnel Management or Leadership roles.
  • Experience in Web Development, Desktop and Mobile Applications and Services.
  • Experience in Customer Facing SaaS Applications
  • Proven experience in overseeing the direction, development, and implementation of software solutions
  • Excellent collaboration skills with the ability to communicate and influence effectively across a matrixed environment and all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead, grow, and develop employees within an organization, providing mentorship and developing a strong leadership pipeline.


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