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Lead Engineer - Digital

Churchill Court, Bromley, BR1 1DP
Full time
The role

What we’re looking for:

A Lead Digital Engineer to own and define the strategy of the engineering functions within Digital.

We’re looking for a natural leader to challenge the status quo, an individual with technical knowledge but also leadership and mentoring ability.

Who you’ll be working with:

We’re all Digital mad here; we love to communicate, build and learn, and we make sure we have a great time doing it. Join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, working with industry leaders on huge household brand names.

Our Digital team puts the customer at the heart of everything we do, from the beginning to the end of the customer journey. We’re a high performing, award-winning team, all supporting the development, crafting and execution of Digital propositions.

We’re dynamic, upbeat and ambitious, just like our brands, and no two days are ever the same!

What you’ll be doing:

  • You will lead and manage the Senior UI, Software Engineers and Technical Leads whilst being accountable for defining and driving architecture strategy, technical innovation and excellence within all engineering activities.

  • Own the relationship with third parties working on Digital projects, ensuring third party deliveries are formally scoped, and delivery is within budget and to agreed milestones and quality plans.

  • Define agile delivery principles across all of Digital ensuring best practice adoption around programming, scrum, kanban, continuous delivery, devOps and security.

  • Software engineering, coding, solution design and architecture using, J2EE & JSP, Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), HTML5, CSS3, Javascript & Angular JS, XML, GIT & Continuous Integration.

  • Digital change delivery across multi products/brands and a range of devices

  • Developing enterprise Digital experiences across web, mobile and apps

What we’ll give you:

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

Life at Direct Line Group

Let our colleagues answer your questions and tell you what it’s really like to work at DLG. Visit our discussion hub (https://directlinegroupcareers.career-inspiration.com/app/home/) to find out why Direct Line Group is a special place to work.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.