Engineering Team Lead

Ref No. 24648
Wales - Cardiff
Posted 23 Feb 2024

Overview

Employment: Permanent

Job description

Looking for an Engineering Lead role where you will have ongoing L&D opportunities as well as a structured roadmap in terms of progression? IntaPeople are delighted to be partnered with a fintech to scale up the product engineering team as they embark on a huge global acquisition. 

Based in the heart of Cardiff, they are a thriving fintech creating asset management and equipment finance software for a range of multinational clients; their software is well proven all over Europe. 

About the company…

  • They have an exceptional reputation for investing in their employees, they have a strong learning culture with ongoing professional development and actively promote from within the team. 
  • The culture in the office is collaborative and more of a community with a flat hierarchy; they encourage respect, trust, empathy, and support. The team are asked in 2 days per week to maintain this wonderful culture, and there is a well stocked fridge and dark roast coffee for even more motivation!
  • They’re a late stage scale up but backed by a large multinational group so It’s a fast-paced environment; you’ll be working on multiple workstreams and delivering high quality products; the team have regular social activities and they have a nurturing and motivating culture.

About you…

  • You’ll be an inquisitive engineer with a passion for learning; someone who can bring positivity and a beacon of light when things are tough.
  • We are open to Development team leads, Senior Software Engineers with a Scrum Master background and mid-level developers who can demonstrate lead experience but have not had the title.
  • As the team are working in a start-up environment, we’re looking for the kind of person who pitches in with the team and shares ideas in daily stand-ups.
  • They have a strong team culture so the ideal candidate will thrive in this environment and enjoy contributing within a collaborative environment. They often have socials, whether it’s after works drinks, games, axe throwing, golf, bowling or anything else that pops in in town.

 

About the role..

Tech:

  • Java
  • Jenkins
  • AWS or Azure
  • PostgreSQL

Leadership:

  • Delivery
    • Organising delivery ceremonies (refinement, planning etc)
    • Driving a culture of continuous improvement
    • Balancing the capacity of the team between product and technical debt /improvements
    • Quality
  • Line Management
    • Regular structured 1-2-1s
    • Setting quarterly SMART objectives in line with business objectives
    • Understanding and supporting career development
  • Coaching & Mentoring
    • Setting quarterly personal objectives
    • Coaching attitudes and behaviours
  • Reporting
    • Providing visibility on progress and issues to Head of Product Engineering
  • Facilitating and unblocking
    • Single point of contact for the team
    • Working closely with other Team Leads to ensure coordination of effort
    • Providing a point of escalation for the team
    • Facilitating team ownership of software, delivery & quality
  • Technical Project Management
    • Running technical initiatives in a structured way alongside product delivery
  • Knowledge
    • Knowledge sharing, both intra and inter team
    • Identifying training requirements
    • Ensuring the team produce documentation to the required standard

 

Benefits:

  • Discretionary Bonus (Up-to 20%)
  • 25 days Annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 1 day Birthday Leave
  • 1 day Charity Leave
  • Death In Service
  • Comprehensive medical cover provided by AXA (All employees get VIP)
  • EAP
  • Pension (Standard 3% and 4% contribution)
  • Salary sacrifice bike and electric car scheme
  • Monthly Socials
  • Charity Events

 

Next steps… Apply now to be considered or if you have any questions, get in touch with Kim - k.gibbons@intapeople.com
 

Your consultant

Kim Gibbons

IT Team Lead

Get in touch:

k.gibbons@intapeople.com