Hands on Software Engineering Manager

Permanent  |  £60000 - £80000 per annum  |  North West  |  Manchester

Leadership  •  Front End Development  •  Back End Development

Join a successful eCommerce and in-store brand as a Software Engineering Manager, leading experienced Software Engineers in a modern agile environment.

As one of the key coaches and collaborators, you will head a team of 5-7 Associate, Senior and Software Engineers within a larger engineering team where you will be working with a stack featuring Java8, Node.js and React with a heavy focus on the importance of TDD and Clean code.

You will work on various projects within the business, leading and offering direction to your team and collaborating with the wider business. Working with a team who are enthused by modern technologies, you and your team will work on 80% greenfield projects, with the remaining 20% improving the existing stack.

Whether you come from a Full Stack, Front or Backend background, we'd like to hear from you. As a Development Manager, you will still need the understanding of the importance of coding in the cleanest way possible and get your hands dirty alongside your colleagues.

As well as facilitating key business and technical decisions from project to project, you will also work still in a hands-on capacity and know where to utilise skills within your team to the best of their ability and get your hands dirty when needed.

Unlike the wider business, the team in Manchester do not have a dedicated Cloud team. Alongside a modern development stack, you and your team will work with Cloud-based applications in AWS, building applications from end to end. If you're used to working in this environment, then this is a bonus, as they have a strong DevOps culture.

Sound like the environment you've been looking for? If you'd like to learn more about this position, please apply and we can have a further conversation.

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