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Software Engineering Manager (24743)

£85,000 to £130,000 DoE

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Experienced management level role for software teams working in financial services

A Senior Software Engineering Manager is sought by this established financial services company based in Surrey (close to rail links – Victoria, Blackfriars, Brighton; and road – M25 and M23). This is a global organisation, and the role will involve leading several close-knit engineering teams to deliver financial software products and infrastructure services via an Agile approach.

There are several responsibilities which are part of this role including: (1) accountability for development and release of software products; (2) management of central software services; (3) leading final-line technical support; (4) recruitment, growth and retention of engineering team; and (5) oversight of governance.


  • Significant demonstrable experience of leading 2-3 teams consisting of 10+ software engineers / architects / team leads in an Agile environment.
  • Excellent communication skills working with stakeholders and customers at all levels including distributed teams.
  • A track-record of delivering projects that consist of complex software (from requirement capture, analysis, development, deployment and maintenance).
  • Good understanding of cloud based technologies and devops considerations.
  • Strong OOD software SOLID principles knowledge including scalable, extensible and easy to test development.
  • Past hands-on experience with C#, Azure and SaaS technologies would be highly beneficial.

Interested candidates should meet most (if not all) of the above requirements, with emphasis on recent / current experience in a similar level role. In return, an excellent remuneration package is available.

Keywords: Cloud, Infrastructure, Azure, DevOps, OOD, Agile, Recruitment, Team Leadership, Global Organisation

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