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Software Engineering Manager


London, ENG, GB, N1C 4AG

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Digital & Technology

The engineering manager leads teams empowered to deliver at pace and takes ownership of product features and engineering output.

You will have a pragmatic, delivery-focused attitude, evangelise clear technical vision, and experiment with smarter ways of working. 


Key  Accountabilities 


  • Lead technical design & delivery within the Product domain. 
  • Collaborate between agile teams and domains.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineering practice, product owners
  • Coordinating the observability and operational support of production infrastructure


What do you need to be successful as an Engineering Manager  at RS Components? 


  • Experience leading a team in a product domain in an agile technical environment. 
  • Effective communicator at all levels and in all mediums. 
  • Experience in cloud native strategies and continuous delivery
  • Familiarity with event driven architectures


Be prepared to discuss - 


  • Examples of either leading or being an Engineering Manager on technical solutions 
  • Examples of the journey from monolithic architectures to microservices. 
  • Your understanding of the pros and cons, and operational challenges, of operating with distributed systems. 
  • Advocacy of test automation and delivery pipelines. 
  • Your collaborative style


Desired technical experience - 


  • Understanding of security vulnerabilities, threats and common protection mechanisms
  • Experience performance testing services
  • Experience with modern front-end architecture
  • Client-side and server-side rendering performance optimisations


The Stack


We use the following technologies and we’re completely open for people to bring their own experiences and change to make the engineering culture better.


React, Next.js, Node, Docker, Lambda, Kinesis, Springboot, GraphQL, Nomad, NoSQL Databases such as DynamoDB. We are currently using the Hashicorp stack on AWS and using Gitlab CI.


We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes: 

  • 100% remote with flexible working
  • Bonus 
  • Healthcare
  • 27 days holiday (with the option to purchase a further week)
  • EAP Programme
  • Virtual GP access
  • Discounted stock options
  • Extremely generous contributory Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Life assurance




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