Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Office Depot
Location
Milton Keynes
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Office Depot has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Manager to join the team based in Milton Keynes. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return you will receive a competitive salary plus excellent benefits. We are Office Depot. We operate in thirteen countries through our main two brands Office Depot and Viking. We provide business supplies and services to help our customers work better- whatever their workplace. We are a single source for everything our customers need to be more productive, including the latest technology, core office supplies, print and document services, business services, facilities products, furniture and school essentials. Benefits of joining us: - An attractive and competitive salary - Free car parking in the centre of Milton Keynes - Private health care and life assurance - Excellent onsite facilities and an exceptional work environment About the role: As our Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the line management of a team of software engineers and Front-End engineers whilst contributing to the ongoing engineering effort. Your line management duties will ensure that all levels of engineers from junior to senior have a clear path of progression that is aligned with their career aspirations whilst supporting the succession planning that will protect the capability of the Office Depot engineering team at all times. Success in this role can be measured through engaged, highly performant teams where engineers take responsibility for their code from inception through to production, with clean, performant code that has production operability at the core. Key duties and responsibilities of our Engineering Manager: - Objective and goal setting that is aligned with the organisational goals and the need for continuous improvement in engineering efficiencies - Hold monthly face to face reviews to assess progress against organisational and individual goals - Identify capability gaps in your team and fill these through tailoring personal development goals for the engineers in your team - Work with the engineers and principal engineers to shape their personal development goals which should be aligned with their career aspirations and the need for succession planning - Organise the team to ensure that all engineers gain exposure of operational support, architectural improvements and security enhancements - Contribute to the continuous improvement of all of the Office Depot digital engineering teams’ processes including, but not limited to, hiring, on-boarding, quality engineering practices - Development of high quality, clean and performant code that is built with operability built in by design Essential skills and experience required to be our Engineering Manager: - Good knowledge of e-commerce web development including web security, caching strategies, content delivery networks - Experience as a Software Engineer with good Java knowledge or as a Front-End Engineer with good HTML, CSS & JavaScript knowledge - Good understanding of software release management processes - Desire to line manage and develop world-class team of engineers - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - Ability to create a culture of collaboration, sharing and learning - Practical and pragmatic approach to applying agile methodologies We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package based on skill set and experience and the opportunity to develop your career in a fast moving, challenging and rewarding environment. If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to become our Engineering Manager and would like to find out more information about the role, please click ‘Apply’ today – we’d love to hear from you!

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