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Software Engineering Manager - Cloud / SaaS - Manchester

Job Reference: 34850fq

Employer/Agency Name: People Source Consulting

Location: --Manchester

Job Sector: IT

Salary/Package: £70k-£85k

Date Posted: 16/04/2018

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An amazing company has a new opening for a Software Engineering Manager.

We are looking for someone with experience in managing between 5-10 people, but also has a solid technical background.

For this role you will be expected to get your hands dirty in technical problem solving and leading virtual teams to solve technical problems. You don’t necessarily need to write code, but a strong understanding of the technologies and the constraints in which a Cloud based product company works within is highly desirable.

The company create market leading SaaS cloud based tech which provide analytical and insight date to the retail market. They are a global organisation with circa 2000 employees, based in 10 countries. This role is in their core software engineering office in central Manchester with easy commuting links.

They love people who are passionate about what they do. You'll find most people there are active bloggers, run meet ups, attend conferences etc... It's an environment that will give you career options and inspire you to continually learn new techs.

The development team follows Agile processes, using a mixture of Scrum and Kanban with iterations ranging from 2-4 weeks. TDD, Pair Programming and Continuous Integration are central to development.

You should be skilled in applying architectural principles in an agile context. Typical skills include: evolutionary architectures, design patterns, domain driven design, microservices, REST, API Design and refactoring.

Some technologies you’ll work with;
Python, Scala, Javascript, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Spark, Hadoop, Google Cloud Platform, Windows, Linux


You will receive 25 days leave, a good bonus scheme and a flexible benefits package. On the last Friday of the month the whole company finish at 2pm, and 4pm on all other Fridays.

Other benefits include:
Flexible working hours, a casual dress culture, subsidised masseuse and osteopath (Visits office weekly), Travel and Parking Season Ticket Loan, Fruity Wednesdays, your birthday off, free use of company gym and critical illness cover.

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.

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