Software Engineering Manager, AWS, nodejs, react, remote-friendly (UK) at Click Travel Ltd (Birmingham, UK) (allows remote)

Software Engineering Manager, AWS, nodejs, react, remote-friendly (UK) at Click Travel Ltd (Birmingham, UK) (allows remote)


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Location: Birmingham, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-08 05:00:48

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Salary ranges from £55,000 to £70,000 depending on experience.

As an Engineering Manager with Click Travel you’ll be helping shape and lead the teams that deliver the company vision. You’ll work closely with the people who run the department and develop the people and the teams to work effectively towards outcomes. 

What you’ll do

  • Work with one or more teams to
    • deliver outcomes effectively and pragmatically
    • ensure good team health
  • Promote learning and development with the people who report to you
  • Be a contributor within the team while staying off the critical path
  • Line manage people in different teams
  • Focus on delivery of outcomes over output
  • Be self-directed and make measurable improvements in team delivery
  • Collaborate with product managers to make decisions on what and how to deliver
  • Contribute to the department’s people processes

How you'll be doing it

  • Help and support teams break down work for iterative development with a fast feedback cycle
  • Coach peers and reports 
  • Follow our engineering management principles
  • One to ones with your team, reports and stakeholders
  • Working directly with technical leads on projects
  • Conducting the appraisals process and supporting individuals with tracking their development
  • Create accountability for delivery
  • Setting clear expectations for your team and reports

Skills and experience

  • Strong software engineering background, previously to a senior engineering level
  • Experience with AWS or demonstrate conversion to AWS from another cloud provider
  • Demonstrated pragmatic delivery of projects
  • Working with web services and distributed architectures
  • Experience with JavaScript (Node.js and React)
  • Have line management experience and leading teams
  • Experience making long lasting decisions

What we can offer you 

An empowered working environment

  • Flexible, remote first working - We have worked as a distributed company day to day for years. Colleagues across the business use Zoom, Slack, Miro and others in a constantly expanding toolkit. Meetings and collaboration are online by default - we even have teams experimenting with remote pairing tools.
  • Strong ownership and open structure - We have a stable yet evolving tech stack directed by the people who are working on it. Everyone is free to drive change and introduce new ideas or tools to help increase our effectiveness as a department. We proactively work to ensure teams are not siloed and are working on the most impactful projects.
  • Work flexibly - We work towards outcomes, so you can work in a way that balances with your life.
  • Impact - We are a small product engineering team, so each colleague has the scope to be deeply involved in critical projects and deliver large outcomes for the company.

Benefits and personal development

  • Competency driven personal development - Each person in our team is supported in their own personal development plan and encouraged to develop and challenge themselves through their work. 
  • Book club - We encourage our teams to read books together and use these to introduce new processes and ideas into the department.
  • Parental leave, full sick pay, life assurance, holiday buy back scheme, discounted travel, pension, 1% charity time.
  • Learning and development (coaching) training offered/courses.
  • We have a office in Birmingham where you can work some or all of the time if you live within commuting distance.

We are proud to have a working environment that sets our employees up for success.

What we require from you

  • Located in UK
  • Eligible to work in UK

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That’s just a sneak peak, you can find out about the full list of benefits we offer on our website.

What we require from you

  • Located in UK
  • Eligible to work in UK

Protecting and using your personal data responsibly is very important to us. To find out what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or any that we may collect about you please read our Privacy Statement