Platform Engineering Manager

Employer: LSEG Romania
  • Internet - eCommerce
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 11.05.2022

    Platform Engineering Manager

    UnaVista is the London Stock Exchange's matching, reconciliation and data integration service, our customers being tier 1 investment banks, hedge funds, brokers and other financial institutions. All instances of UnaVista are hosted by the Exchange. It is a 'rich internet application', written in Java with a SQL Server back end, and pure HTML/Javascript front end.

    Due to continued organic growth, we are looking for a Development Manager with Azure expertise, for the Platform Engineering Team to maintain and enhance the UnaVista platform, in accordance with the requirements specified by the Product Management, Product Solutions and Professional Services teams. Our culture is dynamic, and requires each individual to adapt rapidly to change, contribute fully and think on their feet.

    As a Development Manager, you will be responsible for managing key stakeholders, the workload of the development team and ensuring projects are delivered on schedule to agreed scope. Mentoring and developing the team and driving a conscious process improvement will also be part of your day-to-day activities.

    As a Development Manager, you will:

    • Line manage other developers in the team (back-end and front-end) and carry out tasks like assigning work, providing feedback, performance evaluation;

    • Work with UnaVista Cloud Engineering team to ensure robust and high velocity delivery of products across environments;

    • Contribute to the architecture and implementation of future PaaS service applications within the cloud migration program

    • Manage the UnaVista Platform releases (scheduling change requests, managing release cycles, liaising with stakeholders and setting delivery timelines and expectations);

    • Carry out software development tasks in accordance with the application lifecycle management process;

    • Assist with in-life maintenance, testing, debugging and documentation of deployed services;

    • Support the development team, QA, customer support, solutions & professional services teams as required;

    • Assist with projects connected to the Exchange data centre where UnaVista is hosted;

    • Ensure that all work is in accordance with the defined application development lifecycle process.

    Key behaviours and skills:

    • Deep technical knowledge of Java (including multi-threading), T-SQL(preferably on MS SQL Server), Javascript (including knowledge of frameworks e.g. ExtJS /Sencha /JQuery), AJAX, DHTML, Jetty, Apache (all on Windows platforms);

    • Experience in architecting and designing technical solutions leveraging Microsoft Azure platform;

    • Familiarity with tools relevant to the above - e.g. hands on use of systems for requirements gathering and bug tracking, documentation tools, CRM systems;

    • Strong understanding of end-to-end software development lifecycle and software architecture principles;

    • Experience in scaling large volume systems e.g. Big Data/"NewSQL" databases deployed on private/public clouds is considered an advantage;

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

    • Experience in solution delivery using Agile methodologies;

    • Knowledge of software architecture;

    • People management experience.

    We are looking for intellectually curious people, interested in the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios. If you are a forward thinker and problem solver, this is the place to be as we will be supporting you to fast forward your career.

    We maximise each employee's potential through personal development through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe in remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

    • 25 days' holiday per year

    • 1 additional day off for your Birthday

    • Annual wellness allowance

    • Share Purchase Plan

    • Medical Health Insurance

    • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)

    • Dental Coverage

    • Life insurance

    • Pillar 3 Private Pension

    • Meal Vouchers

    • Flexible Benefits

    • Bookster

    • Volunteering Events

    • Team Buildings

    At LSEG, we believe that creating a diverse and inclusive organisation is fundamental to the way we deliver on our promise - and our purpose. You'll be part of an organisation of over 25,000 people, spanning 70 countries. We recognise the individual perspectives each of our colleagues brings, and our diverse workforce is one of our greatest strengths. In supporting collaboration and creativity and encouraging new ideas across a diverse and inclusive workforce, we can improve how we are driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

    LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support from healthcare and retirement planning to paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

    We are an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

    Please take a moment to read this privacy notice carefully, as it describes what personal information the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) ("We") may hold about you, what it's used for, and how it's obtained, your rights and how to contact us as a data subject.

    If you are submitting as a Recruitment Agency Partner, it is essential and your responsibility to ensure that candidates applying to LSEG are aware of this privacy notice.