Software Engineering Manager - Fully Remote

Job Description

As merchant provider to the worlds global capital markets and some of the biggest E-Commerce platforms globally. In this role, you will collaborate closely with our leadership team to establish a high-performing engineering group. Your primary focus will be on attracting and nurturing engineering talent, while actively participating in technology-related tasks to oversee the development of an exceptional product and customer experience.


  • Competitive Salary - £80,000+
  • Guaranteed Bonus
  • Fully Remote
  • Unlimited holiday allowance
  • Private Healthcare Scheme
  • Excellent pension structure


  • Talent Management:
    • Hire, mentor, develop, and retain top-tier engineering talent.
  • Team Building:
    • Form effective full-stack software development teams dedicated to agile delivery and creating value for our customers.
  • Innovation Leadership:
    • Drive constant innovation across Architecture, Database, Engineering, and DevOps teams, inspired by industry best practices and sound principles.
  • Strategic Decision-Making:
    • Understand trade-offs between performance, scale, and business value, emphasizing pragmatism and simplicity.
  • Culture Development:
    • Foster a collaborative, transparent culture of trust where team members are empowered to excel and drive learning and employee advancement.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration:
    • Collaborate closely with the executive team and cross-functional teams to deliver outstanding products, solving customer problems as necessary.
  • Product Support:
    • Support the product team and planning process to ensure timely and excellent product delivery, meeting all business deadlines.
  • Agile Process Enhancement:
    • Maintain and enhance agile processes collaboratively with the teams, introducing new development techniques to reduce complexity, promote quality, and increase velocity.
  • Career Development:
    • Assist engineers in their career growth, encouraging learning new technologies and undertaking increasingly challenging projects.
  • Efficiency Drive:
    • Drive efficiency by eliminating blockers, focusing efforts on tooling, continuous integration/delivery, and maintainable automation testing.
  • Learning Culture:
    • Create and support a culture of learning and continuous improvement.
  • Cross-Team Coordination:
    • Coordinate the development of cross-team features between engineering teams, product managers, and technical operations.


  • Interest:
    • Interest in making an impact on global money movement.
  • Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience:
    • 5+ years of software development management experience.
    • 1+ years as a leader in an Engineering organization with influence over 5 engineers.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Comfortable leading cross-functional teams on complex problems.
    • Strong background in object-oriented programming (Java, C#, or C++).
    • Experience mentoring new managers and implementing Lean/Kanban software practices.
    • Creative, investigative, innovative, insightful, and able to make technical leaps.
    • Capable and comfortable working with high-level management.
    • Ability to work independently towards goals.
    • Excellent work ethic and reliability.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Software Engineering Management, Projects or Product job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Sean Doherty in the strictest confidence.

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