Job Description: Engineering Manager

Location: London/Oxford

Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

 

About the Job

At Dexory, we believe that real time data will revolutionise the logistics industry. We are building the ultimate data insights platform that provides companies with unprecedented, real time access to their operations. Our autonomous data capture technology and insights generation capabilities help to measure, track and find goods across warehouses in real time, while building the ultimate digital twin of facilities.

Join us at a very exciting time of growth as we’re significantly ramping up all areas of the business to lead the way in logistics data globally, backed by some of Europe’s best VCs and driven by passion, curiosity and teamwork.

*We value humility and we're as interested in your character as we are in your talent. Please apply, even if you feel you only meet part of our listed criteria. Diversity drives innovation and we offer an international and friendly work environment with an energetic company culture.

 

What does this role involve?

As an Engineering Manager, you will play a key part in helping our multi-disciplinary software teams deliver technically complex projects by providing the support, management, and coordination to allow them to function at their best.

You will have the opportunity to help define the process we use to support a high-performance engineering team, and will work closely with the business, management, and product teams to ensure that we have the resources and strategy in place to turn customer requirements into deliverable features.

This is an engineering leadership role that offers both direct management responsibility as well as strategic oversight and coordination between the engineering teams and wider company. You will report to the Head of Engineering (Software) and work closely with the CTO and VP Software Systems to deliver an ambitious program of software development.

 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating communication and coordination between the software engineering teams as well as the product and electro-mechanical engineering teams, ensuring that everyone is working towards the same goals.
  • Contribute to the monitoring and planning of software engineering activity, including staffing and technology requirements, budgeting, reporting, and long-term roadmapping.
  • Establishing effective, sustainable workflows for software delivery across the teams, supporting them to deliver high-quality products at a steady pace.
  • Acting as the direct line manager for engineering staff and supporting them in their personal development
  • Coordinating the process of delivery for software projects – including the coordination of project kickoff meetings, Agile ceremonies, and product demos. 

You should have:

  • Demonstrable experience of engineering leadership and team management 
  • A clear understanding of the theory and practice of Agile workflows for software project delivery.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the whole company, expressing project requirements and challenges in clear and transparent language.
  • Experience of managing multiple concurrent projects to time, budget, and performance specifications, including the scheduling and prioritisation of conflicting requirements.
  • Effective team management skills, demonstrating an ability to support a multidisciplinary team of software engineering experts and helping to enable them to achieve their own career goals.
  • Experience with the real-world, commercial challenges of deploying and operating large-scale software systems.
  • Experience in deploying software to IoT or other hardware devices on customers’ premises would be useful.
  • Excellent knowledge of the process of building and deploying software in a fast-paced, agile environment.

 

Benefits

Joining our team and company isn't just about expertise; it's about embracing uncertainty with ambition. We're crafting world-changing solutions, fueled by a passion to redefine what's possible. In our dynamic environment, where challenges abound, we seek individuals driven by a hunger for innovation. If you're ready to embark on a journey where ambition knows no bounds, join us and let's shape the future together. As a company, we’re still in the start-up phase of our life. You’ll play a significant role in shaping the future of our products, culture, and engineering team. 

You will also receive:

  • The incredible opportunity to join an early stage company and work towards your future goals
  • Share options
  • Pension: 4+% employee with option to opt into salary exchange, 5% employer
  • Attractive employee wellness benefits 
  • Personal development budget
  • 25 holidays per year 
  • Flexible working, hybrid team 
  • Fun team events on and offsite, snacks of all kinds in the office 

AAP/EEO Statement  

Dexory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

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