Mid Level
Technical Manager
APD Communications

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Tuesday, 31 December 2019

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Leading and Managing a team of Technical Leads and Product Architects you will provide the required designs and architectural decision making for the product set in line with the business and product vision.  You will ensure there is excellent governance and providing the Technical Design Authority for APD.

Your team will design innovative solutions to real market problems, working closely with Product Managers, Marketing Managers, Sales and Pre-Sales, Lead Engineers, Product Owners and Customers to create and document the direction of the product architecture.

What you will do

  • Lead, support and manage the Technical Team and line management of team members
  • Provide technical advice and guidance across the department
  • Provide and manage the overall Technical Design Authority for APD implementing the appropriate process and systems to support
  • Understand product vision and business needs to define product requirements and product architectural solutions
  • Work with the Technical key stakeholders to drive progress and development
  • Interact with Key Suppliers and Partners to ensure the entire solution works seamlessly. Help to build robust industry relationships


What you have already done

  • Good people management skills, ability to bring teams together to work to a common goal
  • You are organised, have an eye for detail, and be able to put ideas into a tangible form. Ability to prioritise and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to design both front end workflow and back end architecture, keeping up to date with the latest technology and trends.
  • Strong experience in architectural work and development with a Computer Science degree (or similar) or with or ability to demonstrate high level of industry/ relevant experience in coding/ programming and experience of Scrum / Agile

Hull, HU1 1RR

about us

As one of Hull’s leading tech businesses, we develop critical software and infrastructure for the emergency services and public safety control rooms. Our innovative and dynamic solutions serve, protect and connect society.  

Our technology helps to save lives daily, across the world – That’s pretty cool right?

Here in the UK, our technology is used by 69% of the Police Forces and you’ll also find APD technology at the heart of both the London Underground and Gatwick Airport.

Further afield, we have customers in Sweden’s hospital and the Swedish Police, as well as in Ireland and Iceland. We also keep Dubai Airport, the world’s busiest international passenger airport connected.

When you join APD Communications, you’ll be part of something much bigger. From our offices in Hull, we operate as a business unit within Northgate Public Services (NPS), which is a wholly owned NEC Corporation subsidiary.

Being part of the NPS Safety Division, and the NEC Corporation, means you’re joining a worldwide team of over 100,000 operating in over 70 countries. We all share a passion for developing innovative public safety solutions that create a brighter world for us as global citizens – does this sound like you?

Our culture

You will be part of a fantastic team who really make a positive difference to the society that we live in. Life at APD is fast paced, we don’t stand still, we embrace changes in technology and the opportunities that those changes provide.

We employ ‘Geeks with Goals’, people who love what they do with a passion, that are committed to helping us grow and who truly care that they can make a difference.

The people in our teams are our best asset, so our workplace is empowering, encouraging and everyone has a voice that is listened to. We have a flexible, trusted and collaborative environment in which our people thrive in.

So, if you are looking for a new challenge and think APD is a place where you can develop your passion - apply now!

Please note due to the awesome work we do with the emergency services all employees must go through police vetting; this means we cannot accept applicants that do not have the last 3 years continuous residency in the UK. We cannot offer visa sponsorship.

To apply send your CV to careers@apdcomms.com

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