Software Engineering Manager
RELX Group plc
London
9d ago

SoftwareEngineering Manager

LexisNexis London Permanent

Everyday, LexisNexis produces and provides industry-leading legal content to morethan five million professionals across 100 countries in the legal, corporate,government, accounting, academic and law enforcement.

In the UK, the technologyorganisation is on a journey of transformation which is being driven by thedevelopment of a new platform.

With the teams growing, LexisNexis UK is nowlooking for a Software Engineer Manager to aid in the scaling andtransformation.

The role will be part hands on to help modernize the technologylandscape and part line management to drive the usage of industry recognizedbest practices across the engineering functions.

Youwill be a key instigator and model citizen in establishing an agile, valuedriven culture and ensuring we are building high quality products that thebusiness is proud of.

Reporting into the Engineering Director you will be apivotal member of the UK technology leadership team, working with the businessto drive measurable value to the customers and the business.

Whatto expect :

  • Spend at least 50% ofyour time in writing high quality code.
  • Spend the rest ofyour time managing between approximately 12 and 18 engineers in flat, crossfunctional, end to end teams.
  • Driving broaderadoption of a test-driven development approach and that it is understood,adhered to and embedded within the teams
  • Managing andrecruitment of highly motivated software engineering people who want to make adifference within the company and to our customers
  • An agile culture thatis about delivering value frequently to our users using CI / CD principles
  • An architecture thatis in transition between legacy and modern, strategic technologies
  • A collaborativeatmosphere between product, content, delivery and technology
  • Cross functionaldelivery teams, focused on value driven development and measurement of success
  • Whatyou will bring :

  • Ability to writeexcellent, readable, long term maintainable and production quality code(C# / Java / JavaScript / Python etc.)
  • A deep understandingand experience of what it takes to deliver at a sustainable pace, frequentlyreleased software into production whilst maintaining quality.
  • Deep knowledge andhands on experience of modern software engineering / development practices
  • You are a programminglanguages polyglot, full stack developer, comfortable across the stack as wellas deploying and operating infrastructure as code.
  • Extensive experienceof building secure software with fully automated build pipelines hosted withinthe cloud (ideally AWS)
  • Automated qualityfocused nature and an understanding of the test pyramid
  • Knowledge ofdifferent architectural and software design patterns
  • Strong (servant)leadership and coaching abilities
  • Whatwe offer :

  • A competitive salarywhich reflects the market plus benefits
  • An open plannedoffice environment based out of a funky WeWork building (including all theperks), dressed down and buzzing with activity
  • Excellentopportunities to move within LexisNexis and wider RELX group
  • An environment whichpromotes technical mastery, a flat and open structure and a team which iscontinually pushing their technical knowledge
  • Behaviours we expect from you :

  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills.
  • Servant Leader
  • Foster a dynamic culture
  • Champion change and inspire team members
  • Evangelising the team
  • Effective, inspiring, communication with all levels
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