Engineering Manager - Data

11 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
What you'll do

We're looking for a dynamic Engineering Manager to join one of the most exciting Tribes within Sky Betting and Gaming - the Data tribe! This role will form part of the tribes technology leadership team, and has a strong voice in key technology decisions.

We believe the data we serve will make a difference, and we are on a journey to migrate our data warehouse to the cloud, to unleash more of its vast potential.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished leader, someone who passionate about technology and people development. Someone who is driven and ready to step into this pivotal role, working with our Data Science team and our Data Engineering and Test function to build on the excellent into the future.

As an Engineering Manager you will...

Develop & motivate those in your team by providing clear direction, opportunities for learning & direct coaching. Pro-actively manage any individual performance problems.

Define and maintain the best team structures (aligned to a culture of "small autonomous agile teams") to match the current focus of our business.

Evangelise & prioritise best practice (the "how" of achieving the particular business goal) across your teams so we have a clear direction for improvement.

Specific examples are that this role is responsible for managing the levels of technical debt, common coding practices, ageing code risks, framework & language choice, development build and deployment tooling.

Be responsible for engineering SDLC adherence against our wider compliance requirements. Make sure we do this in a way that maintains our low-bureaucracy high-trust working environment.

Work with Leads, Test Manager, Product Owners and your stakeholders to ensure we deliver high quality solutions with the right balance between delivery speed vs operational risk.

Constantly make our output better: the skills and expertise of the team, improving delivery predictability and speed, operational awareness and responsibility.

Work with the wider tribe leadership to plan and manage deliveries and report against progress toward our vision and objectives.

How you'll do it

We are looking for a proactive, and inclusive leader, with excellent communication skills.

A team player, who is invested in the success of their team.

We are moving our Data warehouse to Google Cloud Platform (GCP), so a passion for cloud is essential, and a working knowledge would be ideal.

The systems we are migrating from are: Hadoop - Cloudera (Sqoop, HDFS, Hive, Impala, Hbase, Spark/Scala, Limited use of Kafka, R / Pyspark)

Some knowledge of Oracle presentation Database and BI Tool - Business Objects (in GCP: Looker)

Mon to Fri - Standard

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