Senior Engineering Manager – People Management, Front Office, Investment Management

Job title : Senior Engineering Manager – People Management, Front Office, Investment Management
Location : London
Job type : Permanent
Salary : £135000 - £145000 per annum
Sector : Buy Side
Contact : Tom Lynch
Call : 020 7763 7074
Email : email Tom
Reference : BHJOB6067_20509
Senior Engineering Manager – People Management, Project Delivery, SDLC, Front Office, Investment Data, ESG, Investment Management, City of London, permanent

A Senior Engineering Manager with a background in hands-on Python/Java coding and Financial Services (Buy or Sell-Side) is sought after by a global Tier 1 Investment Manager to take ownership of their engineering function for Investment Data.
This function is comprised of several teams who are responsible for a number of core platforms used by Investment teams globally covering market & reference data, indexing, ESG and their IBOR, with regular interaction with the Front Office (Portfolio Managers, Traders, Analysts etc.)

In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day line management of two Engineering Managers and a number of Technical Leads, working in a collaborative manner to set and drive IT Strategy. This will cover product engineering, implementation & delivery, software development standards & best practises as well as architecture, owning overall project budgeting and delivery across the teams.
In addition to this, you will also regularly engage with wider technical teams and stakeholders on a global scale, ensuring alignment with group policy, initiatives/roadmaps and standards.

To be successful you will require:
  • Project and people/line management skills, including roadmapping, delivery, budgeting, 121s, stakeholder management.
  • A hands-on coding background in either Python or Java (do not need to be hands-on currently but still able to engage and discuss at a technical level)
  • Experience developing and deploying to public cloud, ideally AWS.
  • In-depth knowledge of modern development best practises (Agile mindset, Microservices Architecture, DevOps)
  • A career background in Financial Services, either Investment Banking or Investment Management

If you are a Senior Engineering Manager looking for your next opportunity within Finance and would be keen to work for a world-leading Investment Manager, please do apply!

Please note, sponsorship is not on offer for this position, and you will be expected to work in office 2/3 days per week.  

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