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Engineering Manager
Posted on 5/6/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Liverpool, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Node.js
Agile
AWS
Confluence
Development Operations (DevOps)
Docker
GraphQL
JavaScript
Jenkins
JIRA
Kafka
Git
Java
Leadership
Linux/Unix
Microsoft Azure
MySQL
Oracle
Postgres
React.js
Kubernetes
Python
TypeScript
Requirements
  • Leading, coaching, mentoring, and encouraging a dedicated team of Software engineers to architect, build, deploy, and support best-in-class software services that are always available to provide the best experience for our customers
  • Building and developing high energy, committed, motivated engineering teams focusing on innovation, engineering, and operational excellence to deliver exceptional business results
  • Working with and supporting our teams to develop DevOps capabilities and achieve a step change in performance through innovation
  • Define and maintain the best team structures, aligned to a culture of “small autonomous agile teams”
  • Promote and prioritise engineering standard methodology (the “how” of achieving the business goal) across all engineering teams, so we have a clear direction for improvement
  • Champion Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Support the professional goals and development opportunities for the engineering team
  • Provide coaching (internal and external development opportunities, mentoring, one-on-ones) keeping everyone on the career trajectory they want to be on
  • Plan and execute (or secure) relevant training for the team
  • Counsel as needed (including PIPs and other corrective/disciplinary actions)
  • A great teammate with a good level of self-motivation, initiative, and energy who recognises the importance of people in technology solutions
  • Consistent track record of building and leading high performing engineering teams
  • Demonstrable experience of working using agile engineering practices and the last five years' working with cloud technologies (ideally AWS) embracing DevOps practices
  • An analytic problem solver with a strong sense of autonomy, but with an open collaborative approach to getting the job done
  • An experienced leader with a reputation for thought leadership, strategic thinking and with a strong technical background, you have opinions on what works and what doesn't based on your experience
  • Able to get your hands “dirty” from time to time with the team
  • Extensive experience leading complex application design and development
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow through
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Approachable, relaxed, and friendly demeanour
  • Cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure)
  • Modern JavaScript (e.g. ES6, React.js, Node.js, Typescript)
  • Building/Querying API's (e.g. GraphQL)
  • Server-side Languages (e.g. Java, Python, Go)
  • Application frameworks (e.g. Spring)
  • Database Technologies (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, Postgres)
  • CI/CD - (e.g. Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Git, Jira and Confluence
  • Unix/Linux
  • AWS Services (SNS, SQS, Lambda)
  • Event-driven applications (Kafka, Solace)
  • Microservices and Micro Frontends
  • Serverless
  • DevOps Experience
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
Benefits
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices