Digital Engineering Manager

Posted 6 November by Kingfisher
Overview

We are looking for talented, digitally minded pioneers to come and join our fast-growing Digital team.

Here you’ll discover an environment where creators and innovators come together to shape the digital future of home improvement. We’re a close-knit team with the culture and energy of a small agency. And the backing and security of a FTSE 100 Organisation.

Our teams bring together individual passion, forward-thinking design and cutting-edge digital technology.

The last 12 months has been a thrilling rollercoaster ride of excitement as we’ve launched lots of exciting new tools and services. What’s next? Join us and you’ll have a hand in what’s coming up.

Responsibilities

As the Digital Engineering Manager within the Kingfisher Digital Hub, you will work with the Head of Engineering by acting as the Leader for all development and engineering activities in London, ensuring that standards are set, met and that good practices are implemented. As a line manager for the Development teams you will be an excellent coach, mentor and also be adept at skills training.

As an experienced Engineering Manager, whilst understanding the latest technologies on the market and being able to be hands-on, you will lead teams based on Java and JavaScript based technologies (though not exclusively). You will need to understand the best practices of Continual Integration, with tools such as Jenkins, Nexus and SONAR.

We’re an organisation who follows an Agile framework, so the Digital Engineering Manager would work closely with each of our scrum teams assisting the planning and delivery stages. You will have practical experience of matrix-management, which you can call upon as an example for others to follow. This position will include working closely with Delivery Leads, coordinating Business Analysts, Architects and Developers, as well as liaising with key project stakeholders.

If you are a talented individual with an interest in being a Digital Engineering Manager who is looking for an opportunity to make a difference, please look closer at this role

Qualifications

We're looking for somebody who has a passion for web and mobile technologies. A desire to remain technically capable and an expert in current technologies. Has worked in Scrum, XP and Kanban methodologies and is a is a natural team leader.

Somebody with strong coaching skills who can effectively manage stakeholders, can creatively facilitate groups but also has digital technologies & architecture experience. Somebody who has a broad interest in diverse IT technologies and frameworks and their use in business. Is imaginative and creative in solving problems and is a great team player celebrating team achievement above individual achievement.

Understands and is able to articulate their experience of people management, as well as their ability to lead and influence others by effectively cultivating relationships. Is able to lead from the front and challenge themselves and others, whilst upholding the values of the business.

Required skills

  • Management
  • Software Development
  • Continuous Integration
  • Jenkins

Reference: 39308761

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