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Engineering Manager - Data - Leeds

Highly Competitive Salary - Data
Ref: 109 Date Posted: Monday 06 Jul 2020
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Engineering Manager

  • Leeds

  • Competitive Salary

We’re thrilled to be assisting our client in their search for an experienced Engineering Manager.

Working in an incredible workspace with even more incredible people, this really is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a company that truly values their teams, ensuring every person is given the right support, training, development, opportunities and not forgetting fun!

The Engineering Manager is a key role within the Engineering function. Leading a collaborative, multi-skilled team in all aspects – line management, personal development, setting and monitoring objectives, and leadership in technical delivery.


As part of the engineering team, you’ll be responsible for building large-scale data management and analytics platforms, using a variety of tools.

  • Building and managing high-performance team of Software Engineers, supporting them with talent growth and aspirations
  • Setting clear objectives and development plans to help grow the competence of team members
  • Working closely with Delivery and Operations teams to gather development requirements
  • Working strategically with the Engineering Leadership team to ensure a consistent approach across all teams, and making sure resource is effectively utilised
  • Maintaining a broad knowledge of the technology landscape helping to maintain market-leading tools and technology
  • Championing infrastructure-as-code and automation in every aspect of the solution, encouraging a platform-agnostic approach
  • Leading definition and maintenance of best practice and standards in engineering, architecture, development, testing, and support
  • Ensuring that all platforms are delivered in a secure, supportable and scalable manner and are documented appropriately
  • Championing Information Security to meet high-security standards of data solutions
  • Sharing knowledge with the wider community, via the company’s blog and through community and company events
  • Traveling to client sites may be required from time-to-time

The Ideal Person:

  • Can demonstrate the ability to communicate with impact with the team, stakeholders and clients
  • Significant expertise in managing and leading diverse technical teams
  • Experience of managing development teams directly rather than as part of a delivery process
  • Experience in leading teams through organisational change
  • Problem-solving and decision making at both an individual and organisational level
  • The ability to provide technical and thought leadership

Above all else, the Engineering Manager should have a deep desire to build a highly skilled and productive team, coupled with an overriding commitment to deliver quality solutions.

The Company:

Our client has a real passion and deep understanding of data and provides their clients with the best ways to build data-centric and data connected solutions.

  • They work with some truly inspiring clients on anything from real-time data integration and data mining, business-wide Single View of Customer systems to their own SaaS product.
  • Facing new and exciting challenges every day, from ensuring high availability and performance of critical government systems to understanding and improving complex banking and finance data structures.
  • The Engineers have the opportunity to work on a broad range of technologies and platforms including AWS, Azure, .NET Core, Python, Java, .NET Core, Scala, Go, JavaScript, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Kafka, SQL, Plus many more.