Engineering manager

Location: Melbourne
Salary: perm salary
Specialisation:
Reference: 2909959
This area of the bank has made a huge investment in overhauling its tech stack and the way the delivery teams operate. They are migrating the front-end of the application to React in an AWS environment and have made it a great place to work for talented software engineers. 
Due to growth they need an Engineering manager to come in and lead a newly created delivery team on this exciting project.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manager Engineer for a Delivery Team, and the client-facing liaison for all required meetings
  • Provide People Leadership, mentorship and guidance to staff members within the delivery team
  • Participate in People Management forums, sessions and Leadership meetings, sessions and workshops as required
  • Provide Engineering and capability management with progress reporting
  • Provide strategic input to design and quality assurance of technology solutions
  • Develop specialised proposals and detailed technical evaluations of products and techniques to meet business needs
  • Work with Business units and various delivery teams to plan strategic initiatives and manage work requirements and scheduling of deliverables
  • Investigate longer-term strategic and high complexity software or hardware problems and coordinate resolution with software vendors, hardware manufacturers as required
  • Provide guidance to the team on Technical aspects and guidance on best practice coding methodologies and implementation of technology. Influence and make recommendations on coding and environment standards;
  • Liaise with Business Analysts both technical and business based, to develop clearly defined solutions and technical designs
  • Generate program test data and conduct testing, code and debug complex programs
  • Follow a Quality assurance process to ensure coding standards are met and effective knowledge transfer occurs. Influence the Quality standards and make recommendations
  • Work in a creative, design-heavy environment where UX best practices are paramount to all engagements
  • Provide input to proposed solutions and assist the Solution Designer with development of high-level system designs, and vision on future technology direction
Experience required
  • Experience with the following Technologies:
    • HTML 5, CSS/Pre-processors
    • Javascript, MV* patterns
    • AngularJS/Angular, React, TypeScript, jQuery 
  • Understanding of AWS
  • Formal Development methodologies
  • People Leadership
  • Agile – Certified Scrum Master preferred
  • Appreciation of the Quality Assurance process
  • The production of technical documentation including technical specifications, operating instructions, test plans etc
  • Code and change management processes
  • User Experience (UX) best practices and interaction models
  • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders with conflicting priorities
  • Tertiary qualifications in IT (preferred) or equivalent industry experience
  • Deep understanding of DevOps environments and Micro-Service technologies
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