About us 👋

Veeqo is an award winning high growth tech start-up company, recently acquired by Amazon, which has customers around the world and with ambitions to become the best platform for ecommerce retailers to manage their business. We give emerging and established ecommerce companies the chance to give an experience comparable to that of Amazon's to all of their customers by helping them optimise their inventory and shipping.

Join an exciting startup creating something new and unique within the ecommerce space. You will be working alongside an extremely talented engineering team with a track record of success.

👉 To apply for this role please use this link to apply directly in the Amazon portal. 👈


Job Location 🌎

Swansea

Job description 💼

We are looking for a motivated manager who takes great pride in both the technical and business contribution of their work. You will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems and services.

As a software development manager in this team, you will work closely with other technology partners to build cutting edge and highly distributed systems to support merchants around the world. You will join a highly technical and entrepreneurial culture defining team and building the next generation of delivery experience for omni-channel retailers.

This role is for someone who wants to grow a team and their software. It will involve strategic planning, and building on an already productive and innovative software team. You will act as an experienced leader who understands and sets a high bar for all parts of the software life-cycle, including design, documentation, testing and operations.

You will drive prioritization and planning of projects and features as well as facilitating the design of the architecture of distributed and highly scalable systems to solve complex problems.

The role will involve setting clear, measurable quality goals for the team and collaboration across teams to drive achieving them. You will build on top of a positive and motivated culture and mentor team members to help their personal growth in parallel with achieving team growth.


What do we expect from you 👩‍💻

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline
  • 2+ years of experience managing a software development team, building processes, managing projects, and release schedules
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Hands-on architectural or distributed systems experience
  • Understanding of modern programming languages such as Ruby, Java or C#.
  • Experience working with mission critical systems and solutions
  • Experience working with cross functional stakeholders
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Nice to haves (not required)

  • Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
  • Experience with agile or other program management methodologies
  • 8+ years experience in software development with at least 2 years of experience directly managing a team of developers
  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Experience with developing, releasing and maintaining large-scale services or applications

Our Engineering Practices 🛠

  • Test Driven Development
  • Continuous integration
  • Continuous delivery
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Well-defined planning process
  • Regular team retrospectives

Benefits 🎁

  • 33 days annual leave (including national holidays)
  • Private medical and dental options
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible working
  • High-spec equipment. We set you up with an advanced laptop and any office accessories you may need.



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Veeqo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.