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Simon Evans

Simon is a Director of Burns Sheehan, responsible for the growth of our Cloud & Mobility Practice. He has been recruiting within the Technology sector for the last 8 years and is passionate about delivering an excellent service to both clients and candidates alike. Simon has just become a new Dad for the first time so outside of the office he can mainly be found changing nappies and trying to catch up on much needed sleep! When Simon isn't in the office, he enjoys watching his beloved Man Utd play football & reading History books!

Simon Evans

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Software Engineering Manager

London, UK

£80,000 - £90,000 per annum






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Simon Evans


020 3206 1943

Software Engineering Manager

Software Engineering Manager - Solving Complex Problems at Scale | Leading Exceptional Software Engineers | Great Career Path


Up to £90,000 per annum plus bonus plus stock and amazing benefits

Are you a Software Engineering Manager with a strong technical background who thrives in leading talented Software Engineers?

As a Software Engineering Manager, do you enjoy providing guidance to enable your team to solve complex technical problems?

Do you have a passion for working with Product Managers to shape and deliver outstanding products for the customer?

If so, this is a great career opportunity for a Software Engineering Manager to lead a squad of 6-8 high calibre Software Engineers. There is a natural career path here to move onto managing multiple squads once you're settled. The role of the Software Engineering Manager is 70% defined but 30% of the role is what you want it to be depending if you want to be more or less hands-on from a coding perspective.

The client is a market-leader and one of the most respect technology companies in London with an outstanding software engineering culture. They are looking for Software Engineering Managers with a strong technical background to lead and grow a team of Software Engineers, guiding them to find simple solutions to complex problems at scale.

Their Software Engineers work in autonomous squads where they can shape their own backlog, deliver value to their customers, deploying high quality code without dependencies on others. As a Software Engineering Manager your focus will be mentoring and developing them towards reaching their career goals, as well the ever scaling objectives of the client.

What you'll do as Software Engineering Manager:

  • Ensure that the customer needs are at the forefront when building creative and robust products.
  • Lead, coach and further develop a team of engineers through regular 1:1s, feedback sessions and performance reviews.
  • Guide your team in the design and development of highly scaleable and performant systems.
  • Support your team in setting and following the operational processes, engineering principles and standards.
  • Partner with product managers to define the roadmap and deliver new features that add value to the customer.

What they're looking for from a Software Engineering Manager:

  • Humble leaders experienced in managing and developing high-performing engineers.
  • Deep understanding of building scaleable systems using cloud technologies.
  • Collaborative and experimental approach to solving complex problems.

This is a truly outstanding career opportunity to join an amazing company that is continuing to grow and lead the way in their market. Please reply with your CV or call Simon Evans for an informal chat.

Software Engineering Manager

Software Engineering Manager - Solving Complex Problems at Scale | Leading Exceptional Software Engineers | Great Career Path

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.