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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Software Engineering Manager


Job Description:

James Adams is recruiting for a Software Engineering Manager to join a London based Fintech backed by a mutli billion dollar US financial services business. Our customer is building a platform to enable and empower consumers & businesses to make better credit decisions and are hiring a technical leader to enable them to build better platforms and services for their customers.

You'll be managing a team of 15-20 software engineers with a reporting line of 3 technical leads / lead developers. Our customer is ideally looking for candidates to get into their Canary Wharf office 1-2 days a week if possible to collaborate and work with their team.

They would be interested in speaking to candidates with the following experience:


  • Leading complex engineering projects, while maintaining a healthy, sustainable team
  • Mentoring engineers and developing great people, not just great products
  • Attention to detail; knowing how to ensure quality is maintained
  • Guiding architectural choices on appropriate using SQL/NoSQL data stores (Mongo / Oracle / Postgres)
  • 8+ years’ software development experience, ideally working with global platforms using Python and/or C#.NET
  • 3+ years experience managing software engineers
  • Cultivation of a strong engineering culture within an agile environment
  • Develop and manage deliverable plans, tracking issues, risks and budgets
  • Good communication and presentation - bridging the gap between technical and management teams to clearly communicate progress and issues

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate delivery from idea creation through to product deployment
  • To grow and manage your engineering team through various processes
  • To collaborate with product, architects and team leads to make reliable and sustainable software deliveries
  • Management of teams’ dependencies and blockers, keeping them moving forward
  • Working with other leaders to build an agile, collaborative and improving organisations

This role will provide you with a salary of up to 140k, hybrid/remote working and an abundance of other benefits.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    £12,000 - £28,000 bonus + pension / private health / shares etc

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Finance
  • Years Experience

    7+ years

  • Career Level

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

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