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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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Engineering Manager - Advertising Trading Platform | ML

London, UK

£100,000 - £125,000 per annum






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Simon Evans


020 3206 1943

Engineering Manager - Location-based Data Analytics | Machine Learning | Advertising Trading Platform | Petabytes of Data


£125,000 per annum plus stock/benefits

Are you a creative and curious Engineering Manager with in-depth knowledge of real-time, low latency platforms?

Do you have a passion for building and leading high performing engineering teams?

Are you still close enough to the code to inspire your team and help drive the technical direction of the teams?

We are partnering with a leading tech company specialising in location-based data analytics within the advertising industry to find them an outstanding Engineering Manager. They process hundreds of thousands of requests per second through their real-time bidding platform - This is petabytes worth of data with millisecond-level latencies.

Set in modern offices in Central London, the company has aggressive plans for growth and want to bring in a visionary technical leader to bring their ambitions to fruition. The current team is 17 across two product sub-teams and they deliver internal and customer-facing Cloud-based applications which manage complex media and data campaigns for some of world's leading organisations. Their solutions provide in-depth reporting and visualisations from the deep analytics utilising big data and machine learning technology.

They use a variety of technology including Java, Scala, C++, Javascript, AWS/GCP, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, GCP. They expect the Engineering Manager to be constantly looking at how they can improve their solutions and the stack supporting it.

As Engineering Manager they are looking for you to demonstrate:

  • How you have built, lead and managed cross-functional engineering teams to design, deliver and support web/back-end applications and infrastructure.
  • Extensive experience of promoting a culture of lean development to ensure the teams operate as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • How you have improved previous engineering teams by implementing best practice and improving individual performance.
  • How you would help to identify and utilise new and innovative opportunities to continue the client's commercial and technical growth.

As Engineering Manager you will need:

  • A track-record of managing engineering teams building customer-facing products.
  • Extensive experience as a hands-on engineer with in-depth knowledge of Java (Scala and Javascript are a bonus).
  • Advanced knowledge of cloud-based services (AWS/GCP).
  • Strong decision-making skills with excellent leadership providing technical direction whilst effectively prioritising against business goals.
  • You will be detail-focused, collaborative inspiring and self-motivating.
  • Strong understanding producing and consuming data from third party APIs.

This is an amazing opportunity to be an Engineering Manager in a fast growing business which has cutting-edge technology at its heart. Please reply with your CV or call Simon Evans for more detail.

Engineering Manager - Machine Learning | Big Data | Java | Scala | Advertising Trading Platform

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