Head of Ecommerce Development

Recruiter
Worldpay
Location
Cambridge
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
20 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Why is our Engineering team the next step for you?

Our Engineering teams develop the technologies that will change how millions of people make payments around the world. Processing over 30 million transactions every day you have a real chance to see your work in action whenever you buy something online.

We take payments in 126 currencies and process over 200 different types of payment, with this comes a unique complexity, if you thrive in an environment where the solution to a problem isn’t always apparent, where you need to be a little more creative then this is the role for you.

How will you add value on a day-to-day basis?

As our Head of Software Development, you will drive consistency in development approach and push to get the same level of Agile maturity across circa 20 teams in various geographies with competing priorities. You will know what good looks like and ensure development is done in the right way. You will ensure test driven development, continuous integration and deployment are done whilst taking the developers on a journey to increase their development velocity, reduce cycle times and defects rate.

You will be effective in driving the teams to achieve challenging goals. Driving automation and eliminating manual steps in the build and deploy pipeline through DevOps will be key to this.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

You’ll demonstrate previous success in directing teams of various sizes, comprising software- and test engineers. The teams will be located across various European sites with varying time zones so a willingness to be flexible is vital. You’ll need a deep understanding of Agile ways of working and knowledge of SAFe to help push our Agile maturity level. Any experience of implementing Agile development methods across a number of teams including Scrum, Kanban, XP, TDD, automated builds and continuous integration & deployment will also be hugely beneficial.

You will be used to operating at a senior level, interfacing with a highly technical peer group, the Director of Engineering as-well-as the Product Owners and other business stakeholders. A technical background is a must, it would also be ideal if you came through a software development route and have strong knowledge of Java.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.