Lead Engineering Manager

House of Fraser
London (West)
Excellent Salary and Benefits
08 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Lead Engineering Manager to join our Change Delivery Team. You’ll be r esponsible for establishing and overseeing the engineering function, bringing best practices for software engineering to establish and continuously improve the processes, standards and tools used for delivery. You’ll be working closely with Service & Operations to set-up and evolve a continuous integration and delivery approach including automated deployment of software into production. Key Responsibilities Driving technical collaboration across engineering teams Supporting Senior Engineers by providing technical advice and guidance on engineering practices Embedding a culture of agile working and continuous improvement across own business area, encouraging simplicity, efficiency, ownership and accountability Provide leadership and expertise to multiple teams (internal and external) in broad technical areas Working in partnership Service & Operations and Architecture & Assurance teams to select appropriate technologies and set technical directions Building an effective and motivational team environment, aligning behaviours, values and performance expectations across the team to deliver exceptional results Skills and Experience Track record of successfully delivering large or complex IT programmes/ projects through the full lifecycle Proven ability to lead engineering teams developing good practices and driving continuous improvement in performance Understanding of engineering principles and the application and execution within an e-commerce environment, e.g. pair programming, code reviews Good knowledge of software engineering practices including: BDD, TDD, continuous delivery and integration, full automation Understanding of agile development principles and the application and execution within an e-commerce environment, e.g. pair programming, code reviews Good experience of using continuous delivery technologies, tools and methods, e.g. Jenkins, Github If you’d like to find out more about our Technology function and the transformation programmes we’re running, check out the Digital and Technology section on our careers site: http://careers.houseoffraser.co.uk/head-office/technology/ This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66835668