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Engineering Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Front End Developer, Full Stack Developer, IT Director, Javascript Developer, Java Developer, Kotlin Programming Language, Kotlin Developer, PHP Developer, React, Developer, Engineer, Python Developer

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £130000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kamni Sharma

  • Contact email:

    kamni.sharma@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    KAM181206_1651857726

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-17

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Engineering Manager - InsurTech Client, Hybrid Working

Our client is the biggest global InsurTech company you've never heard of unless you've been looking to insure a satellite, wind farm or music festival recently. They launched in 2021 on the back of a fundraise that delivered $500m of investment, making them one the largest fintech start-ups that year.

They are seeking 2 Engineering Managers (one people focussed and the other tech focussed), hybrid working paying up to £120K per annum.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Recruit and lead technical talent
  • Be both highly technical and an effective people manager
  • Collaborate with various functions, drive engineering initiatives, and have an impact at an organisational level
  • Measure the impact of your team and set clear expectations and goals
  • Work with the CTO and Development Director to develop and implement the strategy for technological development

You will be accountable for:

  • Act as an advocate for technology vision both within the engineering community and the wider business community
  • Develop a high-performance culture
  • Bring a product-led and agile working mindset to the business
  • Management of the platform, broader architecture, roadmap delivery and engineering function
  • Establish technical best practices, policies, ways of working, testing and delivery strategies,
  • Designing, maintaining and delivering a coherent, well designed, scalable and robust technology architecture
  • Partner with Product Managers, Tech Leads and Senior Engineers to help build and achieve product roadmap plans with a high level of quality

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Previous experience of software development in the financial markets, FinTech or InsurTech is preferable
  • A background in development with strong prior experience in languages and frameworks such as Java, Python, JavaScript, Node.js, Spring Boot, Flask, Kotlin
  • Experience working in and advocating for a fully-automated, rapid development environment where tools and approaches such as CI/CD, DevOps, and GitOps were utilised
  • Direct commercial experience with a major cloud provider. GCP is preferred
  • Experience working in scaling teams
  • Experience of highly regulated environments and/or insurance would be ideal

With a projected turnover of 1Billion this year, our client is going through a significant amount of growth which is proving an exciting time to join.

Hybrid Working - £120,000 + Bonus + Benefits

For more information please send your CV to me on kamni.sharma@lafosse.com