Senior Platform Engineer - 1071753

Dublin 12, IRL

Senior Engineering Manager - eCommerce Platform

The Opportunity: 

The Senior Engineering Manager, Redemption Storefront will lead, grow and motivate multiple squads and leaders within their area, enabling them to achieve key business results. 

You will take the lead on defining key initiatives that drive improvements in product delivery and overall team and department efficiency. You will support team members in their personal growth and career progression. You will empower others and create an environment that encourages idea sharing and future thinking. Working closely with key stakeholders, you will contribute to decision-making about future objectives, helping to advise on how those objectives translate to work within the Engineering teams. You will champion Agile values and a culture of outcome-based product development 


The team: 

Our eCommerce Platform team design and build the platform where our customers redeem from a growing catalogue of a million items, gift cards and charities. The Platform enables our partners and business teams to provision their catalogues complete transactions and facilitate delivery to 170 countries, and provides underlying capabilities for our eCommerce Storefront team. They leverage technology capabilities with Amazon Web Services and Product Information Management and Supply Chain software to build the systems capable of transacting billions of dollars of trade each year. The team is constantly evolving, adopting new agile ways of working to support one another. They enjoy social events together, hiking, gaming, fitness and online cooking courses. 


We are interested in you because you enjoy inspiring others to set high standards and deliver solutions which delight customers. 

The experience you bring: 

• You have extensive experience leading one or more development teams, enabling them to achieve key business results through their design and software development activities in an agile development environment 

• You have experience in leading cross functional teams and engaging with senior stakeholders to achieve impactful outcomes 

• You have knowledge and experience of delivering platform capabilities

The skills you will bring: 

3+ years experience in building systems using at least different languages: Ruby, Scala, Java, PHP, Python, Node for example

Experience with cloud computing such as Google Cloud Platform is highly desirable

Experience with workflows such as OAuth and/or SAML for example

Experience building or managing distributed and/or SOA architectures

Experience with SaaS platforms

Experience with application optimization, profiling, & architecture

UNIX knowledge


Leading people - Proven experience in recruiting and creating new teams and evolving existing teams into high performing, collaborative teams with high trust, where people can do their best work 


Agile mindset – You establish and embed practices to deliver products in an agile way, coaching individuals and teams using agile & lean values & principles 


Thinking Strategically – You see the big picture, and help your team understand, align and deliver to strategic goals 


Communication & Influencing - You have excellent communication skills, which you use to create a collaborative high trust environment where the expression of diverse ideas and opinions is valued 


Decision Making/Delivering results - You can analyse situations, diagnose problems, identify key issues and act decisively and promptly 


Adaptability/Resilience - You have the ability and flexibility to embrace change and work with ambiguity, supporting others through the change process 


Domain Expertise - You have a enterprise experience in Product Development including, Software-as-a-Service and cloud technologies 



The value you will deliver: 

• You will confidently guide strategy and delivery within your product area, collaborating across Engineering and Product to ensure successful execution of deliverables 

• You will be a catalyst for organisational change to support agile values, championing a culture of outcome-based product development 

• You will build world class teams, bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills and expertise to build great products. 

• You will guide teams in driving impactful outcomes in an environment where organizational, strategic and technical ambiguity and change is common 

• You will lead and contribute to strategic & technical initiatives, driving continuous improvement across the Technology department 

• You will drive the full talent lifecycle for your functional area championing a culture of growth and development through a rich set of facilitation, coaching and mentorship skills 


Do you want to be involved in building a product that will have a direct impact on people’s lives by enabling them to feel included and valued? We are interested in you because you enjoy inspiring others to set high standards and deliver solutions which delight customers.