London Professional Services & Support Full-time

Director, Software Development Delivery

At R3 our vision is a world where value moves freely, and business is done safely. Our mission is to enable an open, trusted, and enduring digital economy. We are a scale up with a startup’s grit. We encourage a workforce where no idea is too small, and no two days are the same.
We’re looking for a visionary leader with a deep understanding of software development principles, architecture design, and emerging technologies to join our professional services team. As the Director of Software Development Delivery, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technical direction of our products and driving innovation within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 1. Leadership and Team Management:
  •    Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of software developers and architects.
  •    Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning within the team.
  •    Provide guidance and support to team members, helping them grow both personally and professionally.
  •    Drive performance excellence through effective goal setting, feedback mechanisms, and performance evaluations.
  • 2. Technical Strategy and Planning:
  •    Define and drive the technical vision and strategy for R3’s products and solutions.
  •    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align technical initiatives with business goals and objectives.
  •    Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to inform decision-making and innovation.
  •    Develop and maintain architectural standards, guidelines, and best practices to ensure scalability, reliability, and security.
  • 3. Software Development Lifecycle:
  •    Oversee the end-to-end software development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to deployment and maintenance.
  •    Ensure adherence to coding standards, quality guidelines, and development best practices.
  •    Drive continuous improvement in development processes, tools, and methodologies to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  •    Champion a culture of agility and flexibility, promoting iterative development and rapid prototyping.
  • 4. Collaboration and Stakeholder Engagement:
  •    Collaborate closely with product management, engineering, and other cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions.
  •    Build strong relationships with stakeholders, customers, and partners to understand their needs and requirements.
  •    Act as a technical advisor, providing insights and recommendations to support strategic decision-making and product roadmap planning.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven track record of leadership and management experience in software development and architecture roles.
  • Deep expertise in software development methodologies, design patterns, and architectural principles.
  • Hands-on experience with modern development languages, frameworks, and tools (e.g., Java, Python, JavaScript, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, cloud computing, and microservices architecture.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Prior experience in blockchain / DLT technology or financial services industry is a plus.

R3 is a leading enterprise technology firm specialising in digital solutions for regulated financial markets. Our technology enables financial markets to operate with greater efficiency, transparency and enhanced connectivity. Our focus is on progressing markets and fostering an open, trusted and enduring digital economy.

R3ers center around our core values – Collaborative, Ownership, Bold and Customer First – as a result our flagship DLT platform, Corda, and R3 Digital Markets product suite is trusted by the world’s leading financial market infrastructures (FMIs), exchanges, central banks and commercial banks.

R3 is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are a diverse and inclusive team that supports all ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, origins, disability and veteran status and cultures. At R3, we’re committed to fostering an environment where individuality–not conformity–is embraced and valued because we believe our collective differences are what make us better together. For more information, visit or connect with us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV/resume. We’re always interested in meeting bold, collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

Our values

Customers first

Customer success is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience. Learn why so many of our customers view R3 as a trusted, long-term partner.


We bring together all parts of our ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.


We have the agility of a small company but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining trailblazer we aspire to become. As a thought leader, R3 subject matter experts produce compelling analysis and insight into emerging technology.


We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services. We believe the our platform, Corda, will transform the way the world does business.

Our benefits

We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages to ensure the wellbeing of all our employees and their loved ones. For a regional breakdown of our company benefits and perks, click here.

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