Software Engineer Manager in Birmingham

Location: Birmingham
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Pinsent Masons
Job Hours: Full-time
Remote: Work from home

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Role Overview

The role shall be responsible for the technical and professional development of team members, as well as the day-to-day tracking of work activities.

The Software Engineering Manager is key influencer role and shall foster collaboration with other technology teams to help shape the strategy and design of engineered cloud capabilities. Advocating for the adoption of managed cloud services and low code platforms as a means of delivering software solutions

Due to internal promotion , we are recruiting for a Software Engineer Manager who is responsible for managing engineering activities across platforms hosted on the firm’s cloud environments, including Azure. Embedding secure and predictable delivery practices within the pipelines the Product Engineering team serves. . The location of the role is Birmingham or Glasgow with travel to other Pinsent Masons offices required. 

Our standard working hours are 9:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday. Some out of hours & weekend work.

Candidate Overview

We are looking for candidates who ideally hold the following skills and experience: 

  • Coordinate work across software development teams (internal & outsourced).
  • Coordinate ongoing improvements to engineering controls, pipelines and documentation across platforms.
  • Ensure firm’s Global Software Development Policy is ratified across engineering pipelines.
  • Coordinate ongoing maintenance works to engineering environments.
  • Coordinate regular security testing and review of engineered solutions, and engage on audit responses.
  • Champion a collaborative, delivery-focused culture within the team.
  • Conduct 1-2-1s and identify growth opportunities to cross-train and upskill.
  • Deliver software solutions that can be managed and serviced by other technical delivery teams.
  • Embed a third line support process for the rapid identification and remedy of product issues.
  • Collect and regularly report capacity and performance KPIs to Head of Product Engineering.
  • Facilitate software design workshops to build a shared understanding and approach to solving a technical problem.
  • What can we offer you?

  • Agile working (the opportunity to work from home, subject to diary commitments)
  • Carers’ leave (up to five paid days’ leave towards caring responsibilities) 
  • 25 days’ annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days.
  • Contributory pension of up to 5%.
  • Private healthcare policy 
  • Death in service cover (4 x base salary).
  • Eligibility to apply for an interest free season ticket loan, an interest free gym membership loan and/or an interest free rental deposit loan.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • About Pinsent Masons

    Pinsent Masons is a multinational law firm with a reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in its deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate.

    Our expertise is recognised globally. In recent years we have achieved more tier 1 rankings in The Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm, and been counted among the most innovative law firms in Europe and Asia Pacific by the Financial Times.

    With over 1,500 lawyers operating from 27 locations throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines.

    The firm has significant international credentials in the global energy, infrastructure, financial services, real estate and technology, science and industry sectors.

    Pinsent Masons looks at your business needs differently. This means we don't just apply lawyers to solve clients' problems; we deploy a wider range of professional disciplines, enabled by people, process and technology, to deliver a global professional service with law at its core.

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