Engineering Lead Engineering Lead …

Schroders Investment Management
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Schroders Investment Management
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Schroders Investment Management
Engineering Lead
Who we're looking for

Schroders are engineering their global Client and Fund On-boarding process for the digital age using PEGA Cloud as the key underlying platform. As a result we are strengthening our in-house PEGA capability to help deliver real change to our organisation.

We are looking for a senior engineer and PEGA subject matter expert that can help shape and guide our PEGA based initiatives. Working in a Scaled Agile (SAFe) environment, you will be a key member of a high profile strategic global program with the likelihood of the PEGA platform expanding across other areas of the business. You will be working across one or more software delivery teams to deliver high-quality software, quickly and reliably, striving to create a collaborative engineering culture.

About Schroders

We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

What you'll do

• Works on day-to-day software development with domain teams as needed
• Help ensure the technology roadmap for the Pega capability is appropriate and in line with the technical strategy
• Ensure the backlogs balance incremental delivery of business value with appropriate technical quality
• Propose and communicate technical solutions to the business stakeholders
• Is accountable for ensuring delivery teams work to continuously improve how they develop applications to ensure they are easy to understand, maintain, verify, and extend
• Contributes technical objectives and provide regular feedback to the engineers in their area
• Collaboratively define and prioritise the engineering standards, patterns, and best practices
• Owns, defines and builds shared components and reference architectures
• Collaborates on thought leadership with other Engineering Leads, ensuring emerging technology trends are evaluated, adopted and embedded as appropriate
• Drive teams to 'shift-left' on testing to unlock rapid, safer, and continuous delivery
• Work closely with Solution Architects to ensure that implementation, solution design, and technology roadmaps are consistent and aligned
• Help in the creation of training materials and frameworks, and share knowledge
• Build strong relationships with developers, Solutions Architects, business sponsors, domain management, and the Head of Enterprise Software Engineering
• Help troubleshoot organisational problems that hinder developers' ability to deliver

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need

• Experience leading on a complex PEGA delivery
• CLSA Certification with good experience of PEGA development
• PEGA Platform 8.x
• Hands-on experience in integrating PRPC to third-party systems using RESTful Services (JSON, XML, HTTP)
• Deep knowledge in design, migration and deployment of PRPC
• Agile delivery experience with emphasis on requirement discovery and subsequent feature and story definition

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

• PEGA CLM/KYC Framework
• PEGA DevOps - CI/CD Pipeline
• PEGA Cloud, PEGA Infinity
• PEGA Low Code
• Selenium or other UI automation methods
• Knowledge in the asset management sector

What you'll be like

• Friendly, approachable, enjoy working with people from a variety of backgrounds
• Capable of remaining positive when under pressure
• Show initiative and thrive in a fast-paced and time-critical business environment
• Self-motivated and keen to improve engineering across Schroders
• Excellent communicator, in both verbal and written forms
• Comfortable facilitating and communicating using both business and technology terms. Able to keep a potentially diverse set of participants engaged
• Approachable coach and technical leader who takes time to understand others' views
• Straightforward, honest, and someone who can stand their ground without being confrontational
• Hold yourself accountable, demonstrate integrity and deal fairly with everyone
• Keen technologist that follows the latest trends, technology, and engineering approaches

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.
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