Platform - Engineering Manager

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Location
London
Department
Development
About The Role

Engineering Manager (Platform)


We Are Checkatrade. Are you?

We have an amazing opportunity for a people and delivery focused Engineering Manager. You’ll  be responsible for planning long term activities as well as driving the day to day delivery for your team. Experienced in people management, leadership and coaching you’ll engage your team and enable them to deliver at pace. As a modern marketplace business on a journey from good to great, this is a fantastic time to join us! Sound good? We’d love to hear from you!

Where do you fit in?

Rated as one of the UK's Best Workplaces in Tech 2022 by Great Places to Work in the UK, you’ll report to the Head of Engineering and work with staff engineers and principal engineers to build a road map. You’ll be fully responsible for the team's delivery in a highly skilled platform engineering team. This includes owning performance management and  undertaking a data driven approach. You’ll support with the day to day prioritisation of work and lead team deliver at pace. You’ll also be responsible for  reporting on progress and driving cost optimisation in your domain.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will be a key part of the business success and will work closely with your team to ensure a high-quality delivery with accountability for the whole delivery chain.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward moving digital platform investing on its people and technology.
  • An excellent salary and benefits package that includes a bonus, car allowance, electrical vehicle scheme and much more!

What do you need to succeed?

  •  Previous experience in an Engineering Manager or Senior Team Lead role along with a successful track record of leading high performing, delivery focused Agile teams.
  • Data driven performance monitoring and coaching
  • Google cloud professional certification or equivalent would be useful along with some previous experience managing across some of the relevant tech stack (GCP, Serverless on Google, Terraform, Firestore,NoSQL, C#, React, Typescript, Golding and Datadog)
  •  Inspirational leadership and communication style that will engage, retain, and excite your teams.
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards. With 47,000 trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is. We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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