Appsboker is Google’s largest Premier Partner in Europe. We deliver leading-edge cloud professional and applications services to some of the world’s most exciting brands, in sectors from retail through automotive to finance. We are in a very exciting period of growth and we need exceptional professionals to help drive further expansion. As the Enterprise Applications Practice Lead you will be building out a new practice. This is a great opportunity for you to define the future look of the function and the team.
We provide an exceptionally engaging employee environment with an emphasis on fun and creativity across all of our activities. We are made up of like-minded individuals who collectively and consistently deliver outstanding customer experiences. Being a people focussed business means we put the team and the customer at the heart of everything we do, whilst delivering exceptional solutions.
At Appsbroker we architect and build extraordinary, game-changing bespoke Web Applications that power some of the biggest brands globally. If you live and breathe Enterprise Web Application Development, we want to talk to you. We are looking for a seasoned Web Applications expert who is passionate about helping organisations create major shifts in their business through the use applications built on native cloud, motivated to build customer relationships underpinned by innovative Google technology, and excited by a job working with some of the best minds in technology.
Swindon, UK / London, UK
with excellent benefits
Head of Sales, Marketing and Solutions
Our clients are ambitious organisations with a desire to lead in their industries. We serve them with complex enterprise solutions delivered through an agile, lightweight design approach leveraging the best of Google's platforms.
We are looking for an expert with a true understanding of the issues businesses face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries.
You’ll lead and grow a practice of Application Development experts, creating a new application development portfolio in conjunction with other practice areas and provide portfolio sales support to contribute towards the successful conversion of prospects to customers. Your role will include working with clients in a delivery capacity to support the design and implementation of innovative solutions and ensuring substantial additional business. You'll be working with some of the biggest brands in the UK at senior levels, acting as a trusted advisor. You will also be working with some of the brightest minds at Appsbroker and Google to develop new go-to-market propositions.
Your main responsibilities will include:
Develop and maintain a compelling Web Application Development strategy/portfolio and develop disruptive repeatable propositions that leverage industry experience
Support the sales team with expert customer guidance on how business challenges can be solved with relevant cloud based web applications, mapping requirements to best-in-class agile delivery, selecting the most appropriate architecture, and evaluating non-functional attributes such as security, usability,portability and stability
Build and maintain executive relationships with customers, influence long-term strategic direction, and act as a trusted advisor to ensure retention and growth in spend
Manage multiple customer opportunities through the entire business cycle simultaneously, working with cross-functional teams as necessary
Be able to travel as required by the business
Be required to generate proposals built and focused around identified business needs
Build and manage a team of web Application Development consultants , driving revenue and utilisation targets
Deliver innovative presentations internally and externally regarding the Application Dev propositions
Maintain an understanding of current technology and create blog posts and white papers to promote our brand and help cement our position as a leader in the field.
Provide Technical Leadership and work closely with the Appsbroker Applications Development team which has established web application development capabilities: Front end, Back end, automated Testers, Scrum master and Business Analysts (writing user stories).
5+ years of expertise in multiple technologies (including Java, .Net,Scala etc) across software engineering.
B2B, B2C web application experience using a cloud platform stack
Solid understanding of the practical application of agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment
Understanding of web application development methodology which centres around user journeys and how to focus on building value for the users of an application. (User-centric Enterprise web application development)
Understanding of how to build cloud agnostic web apps (that can be moved to other Clouds) using Containers, web application container frameworks, UI web frameworks and identity management for controlling roles and application access
The gravitas to engage effectively with C-level stakeholders and establish Technical Strategy
Excellent communication/presentation skills, (experience with writing blogs and white papers is desirable)
Understanding of the issues businesses face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, portable, secure and relevant software solutions ton the cloud hat truly transform industries
Broad understanding of customer needs; business cases and how customers justify analytic spend financially
Familiarity with use cases (i.e. workflow based) in enterprise such as retail, manufacturing, fintech, insuretech and telecoms
Degree-level education (preferable)