Software Development Manager

Full time; Cambridge, UK, with remote working

Who is Cambridge Intelligence?

We’re a team of data visualization experts. We help organizations to make an intelligent visual analysis of their data to ‘join the dots’ within it and uncover hidden threats.

Using our data visualization tools, it’s quick and easy to build powerful data visualization applications, roll them into analysts’ tools and workflows, and deploy them anywhere in the world.

What’s the role about?

You’ll actively manage developers, testers and tech authors, ensuring that the team is fully utilised and that individuals have goals that maximise their professional development. It will be your responsibility to own and drive the development process, providing guidance on a team and individual level. You will support the development team by facilitating, enabling and unblocking and drive continuous improvement.


You’ll have a proactive management style, driving enthusiasm within the team and spotting potential problems before they arise. You’ll have experience of managing at least one Agile software development team, and possess a balance of technical competence and excellent people management skills.


  • People Management – a deep understanding of individual drivers and how to direct them
  • Excellent communicator –facilitating and coordinating shared vision and feedback between the development teams and the product team
  • Technical competence – a deep understanding of the code and architecture is not required, but a high-level appreciation will be necessary in order to recognise dependencies and blocking factors

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Why join the team?

  • Interesting and challenging work
    We’re driven by a desire to solve difficult problems. We grow our skills with pioneering work in everything from technical engineering to visual design.

  • Make an important impact
    You’ll be trusted by your team to make significant contributions early on. You’ll be involved in projects that are key to the success and growth of our young company.

  • Development opportunities
    The best way to succeed is to invest in our people. We prioritize personal development, set ambitious goals and provide opportunities to learn on the job from your talented colleagues.

  • Innovation
    We encourage inventiveness. Everyone contributes to the success of the business: from building and promoting the product to supporting the team and driving customer success.

  • Flexible working
    We’ll give you the flexibility to work the way you want. Prefer a late start or early finish? Fit your hours around your schedule, or work remotely up to 80% of the time.

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