Software Engineering Manager

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In a Nutshell

As an Engineering leader you’ll guide individuals and teams to be successful at ENSEK and help shape their growth and direction.

You’ll look after multiple teams of Engineers and help guide them towards delivering high-quality software. This will involve coordinating delivery across teams and supporting them in managing technical dependencies and blockers.

Collaborating inside and outside Engineering you’ll work with Product Owners, Product Managers and other Engineering Leaders, your ability to communicate effectively will help influence the strategic growth of our SaaS platform.

While you will have a hands-on background and technical proficiency that you’ll use actively to support your decision making, primarily, your ability to build engaged, effective, and loyal teams will be on display. You will focus on ensuring every new starter has a positive experience at ENSEK and our Engineers truly see ENSEK as a great place to work.

Responsibilities

  1. Provide Line management to our Lead Engineers.
  2. Ensure Engineers across your teams receive coaching, mentoring and support.
  3. Drive performance across Engineering and support the success of our teams.
  4. Collaborate with Product Managers to ensure our Engineering Teams effectively deliver towards our Product goals and commitments.
  5. You’ll understand agile metrics and how to use them to direct our teams & support our effectiveness.
  6. Shape and align our best practice across Engineering.
  7. Interview and on-board new Engineers, giving them every opportunity to thrive at ENSEK.

Key Skills

ENGINEERING LEADER

You identify yourself as an Engineering leader; capable of empowering people, providing tactical & strategic direction whilst influencing others with your ways of thinking.

PROBLEM SOLVER

You can drive development teams by asking the right questions that help them better understand the problem they need to solve, supporting and guiding them when needed.

With that in mind, you can also make the hard decisions yourself when it's the right thing to do, showing courage and calmness in challenging circumstances.

COMMUNICATOR

You are an excellent communicator able to communicate at all levels and adopt a flexible, pragmatic & consultative approach. Showing an ability to explain and describe Engineering processes to the rest of the organization.

You’ll be able to deliver challenging messages in a positive and pragmatic approach and engage teams in the outcome.

TRULY ADAPTABLE

Capable of switching context to help with the flow of delivery and knowledge throughout the company. You are able to help teams onboard new team members, change focus or direction and positively communicate new business priorities.