Software Development Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Birmingham - Uk
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

AECOM Consulting have a vacancy for an experienced Software Manager (G3) in our Birmingham office. The Digital Solutions Team is expanding as a result of exciting new projects and require a talented individual with experience of managing technical teams and delivering software solutions.

The successful candidate will have significant relevant experience and will have proven technical, project and managerial skills supported by a history of delivering solutions to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of managing and mentoring software teams as well as making architectural decisions and reviewing solutions delivered using a variety of technologies.


The Birmingham Office houses a variety of staff from our Cost Consultancy, Building Engineering and Transportation Business Lines. Our modern, and recently refurbished, office is well located for public transportation from all surrounding areas. It is complete with cycle parking and a free gym.

We are looking to enhance our Digital Solutions Team with individuals with a sound technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. The team provides full design, implementation and maintenance services to a wide range of internal and external clients. These include high profile solutions for several top flight UK clients. Our solutions range from real-time traffic management, through spatial presentation of project data to tools to manage the timing of planning/environmental consents.


Reporting to the Software Sector Leader the right candidate will be responsible for managing the software team (4 – 6 individuals) as they develop, maintain and support software applications for external clients. The candidate will be expected to apply their technical knowledge to the projects and assist in the delivery through clear design, planning, monitoring and advice. There is some potential for hands on development work but this is not the emphasis of the role. The team maintains operational software through a helpdesk and managing the associated backlog is a key responsibility.

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards:

  • Recognised as expert level in one or more area.

  • Able to effectively manage the requirements and relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Provides effective leadership and team management.

  • Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires in-depth knowledge of function or geography objectives.

  • Reviews objectives to determine success of operation.

  • Advises and makes recommendations to stakeholders regarding function or unit.

  • Manages the coordination of activities of a group and is responsible for the results.

  • Drives ongoing development of self and team members to ensure sustainable performance for the team.

  • Ability to manage resources and develop the planning and reporting of progress within the project environment.

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge of the following stack used by the team:

  • Visual Studio and the C# Language

  • Asp.Net\MVC\Web API

  • Bootstrap, HTML5, JQuery

  • Entity Framework and SQL Server

  • Azure DevOps GIT\CI\Wiki

  • Azure cloud services

The following role specific abilities are required:

  • Software design and architectural advice.

  • Triaging issues and supporting a helpdesk.

  • Task planning and scheduling (agile and waterfall).

Preferred Qualifications

  • You will have a relevant Computer Science or similar degree, but professional development experience will be strongly considered in lieu of a relevant degree.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230048BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.