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Location: UK Remote Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £70000 - £90000
Sector: Management  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 02/01/2024
Engineering Manager Ronald James Group 2024-05-01

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join a company within the health tech industry! This is a really exciting opportunity to join a team of talent and superdriven individuals. However, if you’re looking for a boring office job, then we’re not the place for you. 

As an Engineering Manager, you’ll support their technical teams and in the progression of our groundbreaking digital products. Your role will focus on streamlining daily managerial duties, optimising sprint organisation and working with their  Head of Engineering to develop strategies for our technical products going forward. This is a hands-on role that requires a balance between managerial duties and technical acumen.


  • Mentor and manage a team of software engineers to develop high-quality, scalable and innovative solutions. 

  • Conduct code reviews and give feedback.

  • Work closely with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to enhance sprint efficiency, ensuring timely delivery and addressing any impediments.

  • Acting as a conduit between the developers and the Head of Engineering.

  • Ensure that engineering solutions align with the product vision and can be effectively implemented using our chosen technologies.

  • Play a crucial role in resource allocation, ensuring that each sprint is adequately staffed and the team remains agile.

  • Assist in roadmap planning, helping to define short-term and mid-term goals for the team.

  • Engage in direct people management responsibilities including: conducting regular 1:1s, writing performance reviews, mediating and resolving conflicts, and creating an environment that fosters motivation, growth, and overall team well-being.

Skills and qualifications 

  • Experience in software development, with at least 1 year in a leadership role within a tech-based company.

  • Solid experience in mid-level managerial roles in software development contexts, ideally in tech scale-ups.

  • Knowledge of software architecture, cloud technologies, and modern programming languages.

  • Professional experience on our stack, either:

○ Typescript, AWS services (including Lambda, API Gateway, RDS, 

○ SES), Serverless, Postgres, and MongoDB.

○ Or, mobile application development, specifically Kotlin (Jetpack Compose) for Android and Swift (SwiftUI) for iOS.

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, user stories and BDD, with DevOps principles, and CI/CD pipelines (e.g. GitHub actions, CircleCI).

  • Proven ability to optimise team efficiency, balancing both strategic and operational needs.

  • Exceptional project management and communication skills with the ability to effectively convey complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to motivate and inspire teams.

  • The ability to make decisions and willingness to challenge, validate and qualify your ideas and assumptions, acting in the interests of the business and the user.

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