Engineering Manager (Infrastructure)

Cape Town Permanent ZAR1200000.00 - ZAR1600000.00 per annum

Duties and Responsibilities

  • What does world-class look like? Are you ready to help define and set that standard? The Company needs a strong, inspirational, transformative leader of engineering, who can develop growth mindsets, professionalize the way we operate, and develop people
  • You will have the opportunity to drive change and transform the way we do things. Develop, nurture and recruit top talent and build high-performance, world-class engineering teams. This is an opportunity to do your career best.
  • This is a hands-on role: you should expect to spend some of your time writing/reviewing code or working with others on your team directly. The rest of your time will be split between architectural and strategic planning with peers and senior developers and the day-to-day people management and development required of a high-performing and successful team.
  • Extensive engineering management experience, including experience with global, cross-functional teams and operational and cost efficiencies
  • You will be from a development background and have a good understanding of architectural practices. You will be an advocate of Agile engineering practices and you will have prior line management experience with a track record of keeping highly skilled developers motivated.
  • Proven results-oriented person with a delivery focus and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed project plans and schedules; manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team by defining, implementing, and maintaining a coherent, progressive development strategy for our product line.
  • Evolution of the software engineering practice within the organisation, including better reporting, tools, and evolution of development methodology
  • Continue to build an effective development organisation by driving the recruiting and hiring of senior-level engineers, developing and managing the group, and conducting performance reviews of team members
  • Be curious, research, and try new working practices that can enhance the team’s performance
  • Drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the development teams
  • Define and report on appropriate KPIs for both the team and executive stakeholders

Behaviours to demonstrate

  • Be ambitious, don’t hold back
  • Evangelize and embrace design thinking
  • Hungry for market knowledge
  • Collaborative and transparent
  • Set and expect high standards
  • Encourage and expect high levels of self-improvement from team members

Essential skills, qualifications, and experience

  • 5+ Years of working experience in software development preferably with .NET, C#.
  • Must come from a Design-led, high-growth SaaS business background
  • Expertise in technology areas including but not limited to APIs, C#, Java, Angular, NgRx, CSS3
  • 3+ Year’s experience in a line management role with direct reports
  • Strong working knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure platforms such as Azure, AWS, and GCP
  • Knowledge of building complex web applications (RESTful APIs, Security best practices, Scalability)
  • Experience in developing engineering processes
  • Experience leading a team technically, with a focus on a very high-quality output
  • Experience mentoring and developing technical teams
  • Excellent written and spoken English and communication skills

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Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2203-253034
Salary: ZAR1200000.00 - ZAR1600000.00 per annum
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Cape Town
Job Types: Permanent

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