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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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Senior Software Engineering Manager

London, UK

£100,000 - £120,000 per annum






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Simon Evans


020 3206 1943

Senior Software Engineering Manager

Senior Software Engineering Manager - Solving Complex Problems at Scale | Greenfield Platform build for 500m Users | Leading a Tribe, Managing Managers and Building Exceptional Software Engineering Teams


Up to £120,000 per annum plus bonus plus stock and amazing benefits

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

As a Senior Software Engineering Manager, do you enjoy leading from the front, providing guidance to enable your teams to solve complex technical problems?

Are you comfortable with a high-level of autonomy and working closely with Product teams/the Business to shape the product and technical roadmap?

If so, this is a great career opportunity for a Senior Software Engineering Manager in a hybrid role of technical leadership where you can utilise your experience to directly impact the growth and development of your engineering reports, alongside having influence on technical and product strategy across the wider business.

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 Senior Software Engineering Managers with a strong technical background to lead and grow new Tribes and Squads for a Greenfield platform build to deliver services for 500m users!

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 an Senior 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 to expect as Senior Software Engineering Manager:

This is a supportive, trusting and transparent working environment where you will lead and have overall responsibility for the success of your tribe across all of their works.

It's a place where looking at things differently is encouraged, challenging each other is expected and offering solutions is essential. They have a culture of facilitation and collaboration across all relevant product engineering development lifecycles and it's an opportunity to influence widely across strategic key projects and teams across the business.

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

  • You must have demonstrable experience as a Software Software Engineering Manager ideally within the 'internet economy'.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of Agile/Lean working practices for continuous delivery and improvement
  • Extensive knowledge of large-scale distributed systems deployed to AWS.
  • Expertise in building platforms using technologies such as Java and Python, Microservices, Couchbase, Kafka, Spark, Node.js, React, JavaScript.
  • Comfortable with operating with a high level of autonomy across a highly distributed global team.
  • Comfortable with challenging and offering solutions whilst working across full product development lifecycle
  • You will have overall responsibility for the technical direction and development of your teams - people management, including managing Engineering Managers/Leads is a must as they grow their Tribes and Squads.

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.

Senior Software Engineering Manager - Solving Complex Problems at Scale | Leading a Tribe, Managing Managers and Building Exceptional Software Engineering Teams

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