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Engineering Manager

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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Marlow, South Coast
  • Department:
    Services - DevOps
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
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Charlotte Baker

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Would you like to work in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company? 

 

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team? 

 

Join our DevOps team

The DevOps team deliver complete technical cloud solutions to our customers using leading edge technology. We are a skilled team of cloud system developers, software engineers, architects, and support engineers who work as a single unit to understand the problems of our customers and design a sustainable solution that fits their needs. Our solutions range from high level design to full deployment and ongoing support and management.

 

Success. The Softcat Way. 

Softcat is a £1billion+ pa turnover technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.

 

Do you have a passion for people management?

As the Customer Reliability Engineering (CRE) Manager, you will be responsible for the technical strategy for new and existing services. This key role will focus on continuous evolution of our DevOps/CRE services to ensure we are always utilising the latest technology to drive forward both Softcat's and our customers' journey in the cloud. You will manage a team of Architects and Lead Engineers to create elegant, secure, and cost-effective solutions for each customer, ensuring high availability and performance.

 

As CRE Manager, you'll be responsible for: 

  • Manage the Customer Reliability Team and deliver on the Scorecard objectives
  • Work with the Head of DevOps to plan annual Budget requirements, including Headcount and Tooling requirements for the CRE team
  • Work closely with the Service Development Team on building and launching new products for Softcat
  • Actively support the development of team members, including performance reviews, coaching, and mentoring, on-the-job training, and identifying formal training needs
  • Develop, Own and Drive the CRE Roadmap
  • Embed Softcat culture in the CRE Team

What we need from you 

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build rapport, with a focus on customer outcomes
  • Experience with Agile working practices
  • experience managing and supporting technical teams, ideally as part of an established Cloud MSP
  • Good understanding of cloud technologies
  • A passion for working with people and the ability to quickly build and sustain strong internal relationships

 

Work in a way that works for you  

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:  

  • Hybrid working – 2-3 days in the office and 2-3 days working from home  
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day  
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs 

 

Working with us  

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.  

 

Join us  

To become part of the success story, please apply now 

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.

 


 
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Location
Fieldhouse Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, SL7 1LW
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Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefits include:

If you have any specific questions about working for Softcat, please check the FAQ section. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, please email us at recruitmentteam@softcat.com, and we’ll get back to you when we can.