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£70,000 - £75,000 per annum - Software Engineering - London
Ref: 374 Date Posted: Wednesday 05 Sep 2018
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A great opportunity has arisen for a Head of Engineering – Software, DevOps, Cloud to join us at a very exciting time where we will invest, grow and transform our business to provide a better service to customers old and new. 

About us:

We are one of the UK’s most successful social businesses and worth close to £25 Billion! We are investing more than £150 million in technology over the next 5 years to help our business evolve, enhance resource for the team to provide the best service possible to our customers.  

What you will be doing: 

  • You will be responsible for managing the teams responsible for test strategy, quality assurance, analysis and deployment of software solutions used by the business. 
  • You will report into the Director of Engineering with up to six direct reports but also working closely with Engineering Principals to ensure efficiency, and business value creation across the engineering function. 
  • Accountable for the effective deployment and utilisation of a cross functional team servicing engineering delivery squads. 
  • Responsible for instilling a culture of DevOps; including immediacy, teamwork, and driving business value 

Why work for us? 

We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life.  With that in mind, you’ll have the option to work flexi hours and even some time form home if needed.  

We offer a brilliant range of benefits from a companywide bonus scheme, attractive double matched pension, up to 31 days holiday and many more.  

The experience you’ll need:

  • Previous experience leading a large cross-functional shared service team 
  • Microsoft technology stack and associated development tools is essential 
  • Effective knowledge of core software patterns and high-performance, distributed architectures is highly desirable 
  • Effective knowledge of cloud-native engineering, containers and container-management solutions is essential. 
  • Extensive commercial software development experience at the enterprise level is highly desirable 

Please apply now to find out more! 

Ben Dugdale looks after this role for KDR, if you have a question get in touch...



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