Software Engineering Manager - Central London

Recruiter
NU Creative
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Negotiable
Posted
02 March 2018
Closes
31 March 2018
Ref
534
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a technology company based in Central London, has developed a ground-breaking cloud-based e-commerce platform. The main business of the group is a digital exchange for media with focus on on-top-services for its international customers. Their unique solution offers any digital content owner a way plug into the business chain and sell any kind of media to their affiliated retailers and brands. With offices around Europe and growth in a number of areas within their new London office, they are now recruiting for ­an exceptional Senior Engineering Manager to join the team.

They ultimately are seeking a character of vision and vigorous dynamism. With the drive to envision, invent and realise the future in products today. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-moving company with big ambitions and make its goals their own.

The successful candidate will have a strong technical background and will be able to demonstrate a substantial track record of effectively and successfully managing multicultural engineering teams. Making sure that innovative products are developed on time and that resources are working at capacity. 

 

Key Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Working alongside senior technical resources in the group, provide leadership to the engineering department to deliver consistently high standards and drive the adoption of best practices throughout the team;
     
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering teams in the various locations as well as the management and execution of software development projects against delivery commitments and project plans;
     
  • Provide technical guidance and direction, as well as hands-on resource and project management, for all site/software development activities;
     
  • Realise efficiencies through a thorough understanding of new and relevant technologies; 
  • Ensure the optimal application of engineering resources in order to meet product development requirements and deadlines;
     
  • Focus on keeping our services stable, maintainable and secure whilst anticipating the future scalability of our platforms and products;

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Technical skills allowing them to apply own judgment across a wide field of engineering activities
     
  • Demonstrable experience of having successfully led multicultural engineering teams and delivered successful products;
     
  • Comfortable and experienced in working in agile development environments;
     
  • Knowledge of how to allocate resources across projects and empower teams to deliver on quality and time targets;
     
  • The ability to move quickly and flexibly;
     
  • Ability to understand business and commercial concerns
     
  • Ability to view issues and concerns from multiple perspectives while keeping the “big picture” in focus;
     
  • Experience project managing multiple technical projects focused on the client experience is essential;
     
  • Motivated to constantly learn new technologies, tools and practices;
     
  • Knowledge/Experience of cloud solutions, content management, e-commerce and mobile applications is highly appreciated but not essential. 

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