Software Development Manager
Our client is looking for a Product Engineering Lead to join their Reading based team on a full time permanent basis with occasional travel into London.
This role holds overall accountability for Digital Platform, Channel (web, app & voice) and Internal Engineering for Consumer, Enterprise and Customer Services.You will be leading a team of 100+ engineers, leaders and agile experts and be responsible for the Quality, Pace, Governance, Cost and Operating Model of the UK’s Digital Product Engineering capability.
The successful candidate will act as the key point of ownership for C-level stakeholders, and be the source of control & credibility for IT in its digital deliveries.
•Building a team of 100+ engineers & leaders across multiple engineering disciplines, delivering high quality products to committed dates.
•Embedding lean development Operating Models, valuing ownership, responsiveness, predictability and transparency.
•Ensuring they're making best use of industry leading engineering practices, tools & capabilities
•Mentoring and executing Agile, Lean, and DevOps best practices, embedding behaviours and principles driving a model of continuous delivery.
Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
•Demonstrable experience of the full software development lifecycle including multiple delivery methodologies with the ability to mentor, motivate and shape high performing teams
•Experience in leading multidiscipline technology teams across multiple locations.
•Significant experience of agile & lean portfolio management practice
•Operational experience of large scale cloud-hosted solutions with challenging expectations of security, availability and performance.
•Experience of managing significant budgets and business cases