We're Hiring: Development Manager

This role has full responsibility for the R&D function internally in FlowForma. The Development Manager will be a key contributor to the technical success of the organization and will work closely with other Managers within the company to ensure our product strategy is aligned to that success.

As Development Manager you will be responsible for all development and architectural standards, ensuring that FlowForma’s products are of the highest quality and that our public release practices are best of breed.  

FlowForma is a globally distributed SaaS product, currently hosted within the Microsoft Office365 EcoSystem. The business seeks continued accelerated growth and has built up a strong and growing customer base over the last 3 years. FlowForma is an award winning product, winning worldwide Microsoft App awards for Best User Interface and People’s Choice categories.  FlowForma is recognised by Forrester Research as a Strong Performer in the Low Code for Business Developers Wave.

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Provide strong technical input on O365, PaaS and cloud architectures
  • Lead and manage the software engineering team in all regards, including that of our near shore delivery partners, to include culture, motivation and performance
  • Manage and continuously improve our agile delivery methodology
  • Accountability, oversight and validation of all technical/software decisions
  • Provide the senior technical referral point
  • Fulfill or manage the product management function


  • Ensure adherence to quality processes to include unit testing, test driven development, automated testing and continuous build and release systems
  • Definition and Management of our Architecture and Coding Standards
  • Ensure architectural and standard compliance of all deliverables
  • Ensuring a secure, robust, performant and scalable product
  • Ensuring a robust and scalable source control solution capable of supporting distributed development


  • Maintain appropriate and standardized operational environments for the development lifecycle that implements continuous development & deployment of our products.
  • Lead the deployment of FlowForma product releases based on JavaScript, .NET, Sharepoint/O365, Typescript, SPFx and increasingly PaaS deployments
  • Ensure all technical issues are responded to and resolved through ratified Service Levels Agreements between the R&D resolver group and the Customer Success division


  • Maintain a technology communications strategy to ensure successful information sharing across the organisation
  • Document, own and maintain the technical development product roadmap and assess resources against that roadmap as required
  • Be the facilitator and key contributor to incremental and step-change innovation within the organisation though FlowForma’s ID8 Innovation framework
  • Interaction with customers (internal & external) throughout the product & project life cycle in a DM capacity as required
  • Comfortable presenting ‘deep dives’ into the product to increase technical awareness of the product capabilities




  • CTO ambition 
  • 7+ years relevant industrial experience 
  • Collectively 5 or more years experience of JAVAscript and/or JAVA, C#, HTML5, SQL, O365
  • 2+ years of implementing cloud HADR architectures 
  • 2+ years implementation and operation management of cloud DevOps (docker & kebernetes preferred)
  • Strong people management experience and capability 

Strongly Desirable:

  • Product design 
  • and implementation experience on Azure
  • OO/SOA design and implementation techniques
  • UI/UX experience
  • Strong cloud and Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) experience
  • MS cloud product portfolio knowledge
  • Excellent architectural, communication and interpersonal skills


  • Honours degree in Computer Science or similar related qualification/experience 
  • Desirable: technology certifications esp. MS Certified (SharePoint/O365)
  • Desirable: formal management or leadership training 


  • Willingness to travel and present at prospect, client, partner and marketing events worldwide 
  • P&L awareness and budgetary adherence experience  


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