Software Engineering Manager - Java / Ecommerce

Opus Resourcing Ltd
London (Greater)
£80k - £105k pa + Bens + Bonus
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Engineering Manager required with proven architecture skills on Java centric systems with a web systems background and strong skills in the line management/coaching and Agile Software Delivery (CI/CD, Velocity) to build and lead a new greenfield/start up innovation team workin g on fast paced Ecommerce systems for large world leading E-commerce company based in the City of London. Salary £85-105k + Bens + Bonus

Key skills required as a Software Engineering Manager would include:

  • Demonstrable experience of line managing Java centric Agile software delivery teams
  • Solid technical Java/JEE and Software Engineering principles including architecture / design patterns and OO
  • Demonstrable experience of managing Agile software development with CI/CD and Agile practices in a face paced environment
  • Proficient in leading teams that deliver good quality clean code using Java. Able to go hands on to coach, guide and mentor development teams when required
  • Strong experience of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile practices
  • Advanced skills and ability to line manage, coach/guide/influence others in developing software
  • Solid understanding of database technologies such as MySQL, SQL Server
  • Solid understanding of web services, APIs ideally REST based and SOA
  • A solid understanding how the web works starting at the request through to the response
  • Quality first mind-set for delivering code using techniques such as TDD, BDD or Agile
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and lean UX
  • Excited to be operating in a start-up arm on a greenfield build

Other beneficial skills as a Software Enginerring Manager would include:

  • Ideally experience of cloud technologies such as AWS and container technologies such as Docker
  • Experience of working with Agency and third parties to deliver solutions
  • Good understanding of servant leadership approach to leading teams
  • Proficiency with some/all of: HTML5, bootstrapping, HTTP, JQuery, JSON, XML, responsive site creating
  • Good understanding of asynchronous systems and messaging for example RabbitMQ
  • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks client and Server Side such as Node.js, React.js and Angular.js
  • Architecture experience
  • Mobile App development either as hybrid or native
  • Commercial experience in an E-commerce background and A/B testing
  • Good understanding or knowledge of web server technology such as Apache, Tomcat, NginX

This is an outstanding chance for a technical savvy manage to build a new London based innovation hub focussed on E-commerce centric innovation with the backing of a major E-commerce company and will offer excellent prospects using your technical and management skills in a cutting edge greenfield environment.

Ideal backgrounds would be high volume/Agile environments such as E-commerce, online travel, online mobility, web centric systems, online betting, media/broadcast, web companies or web start up's.

Opus Resourcing acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent recruitment.

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