Software job from Boston Consulting in London
Boston Consulting Group

Software Engineering Manager – Mobile Platform Chapter Lead

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Location: London
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About Job

WHAT YOULL DO


To realize our digital transformation, we need to transform our products, experiences, processes, technology and how we operate. Delivering our clients unrivalled experience of exceptional service, value and flexibility is part of our DNA. We are looking for people who are passionate about Agile ways of working and want to spread this approach within our teams and business processes.

As a Chapter Lead in the Mobile/PaaS squad, you will blend deep domain expertise in Cloud Platforms, Mobile UI designs, application design & coding best practices, with a passion for coaching and developing people. You will directly oversee a team of Chapter members and will help them grow and develop in their area of expertise and ensure alignment on the “how” of the work being performed. You will serve as a “player-coach,” spending part of your time embedded in the Squad yourself. You will work as a Squad Member helping to advance the work and using your experience to maximize the Squad performance. You will also be committed to maintaining and developing your own expertise and knowledge to ensure that you and your Chapter members bring the latest thinking to your roles.

Among your responsibilities, you will:
  • Work in a Squad to realize its mission
    • Advancing the work of the Squad based on items in the backlog and priorities set by the Product Owner
    • Sharing expertise with Squad members and working cross-functionally to advance the work of the Squad
  • Continuously develop Chapter expertise
    • Maintaining best-in-class expertise and resources in order to deliver the right knowledge and skills to Squads
    • Staying abreast of relevant developments and innovations in domain area, both internally and externally
    • Maintaining your own technical knowledge through learning and continuous improvement
  • Develop Chapter members and the Chapter as a whole
    • Overseeing, providing feedback, and developing Chapter members to help improve domain knowledge and better serve the Squads in which they work
    • Discussing Chapter development progress and opportunities with the Tech Area Lead
  • Share knowledge and expertise within and outside of the Chapter
    • Ensuring the “how” of the work performed by Chapter members is aligned with established technical roadmaps and guardrails to drive strategy
    • Sharing relevant insights and developments within area of expertise with Chapter members and related Chapters
    • Actively sharing knowledge and expertise across the organization with other Chapters
  • Identify resource needs throughout the organization
    • Engaging Product Owners, Tribe Leads, and Tech Area Leads to allocate Chapter members and ensure Squads have proper technical resourcing and functional expertise
    • Identifying expertise and resource gaps and training or hiring the talent needed to
    • address them
  • Enable the organization’s new way of working
    • Modelling behaviors to support the organization’s transformation to a new way of working
    • Actively creating and maintaining a positive culture within the Chapter based on Agile leadership behaviors

YOURE GOOD AT


  • Being a strong line manager, inspiring and motivating your team to accomplish their goals
  • Understanding of how to develop business/functional APIs and mobile apps
  • Influencing the organization through thought leadership that shapes technical demand
  • Partnering with functional squads and stakeholders to build Enterprise grade mobile solutions
  • Enjoying coaching and developing people to improve their performance, knowledge
    and expertise
  • Are intellectually curious and enjoy learning new skills and capabilities (e.g., Agile principles and technology platforms)


YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)


  • Total 7+ years’ relevant experience, including a proven track record in a management position, leading large cross-functional teams and solving complex problems for business functions with significant business impact
  • Experience with mobile development using Switft and Kotlin technologies and iOS & Android platforms
  • Experience in building Mobile SDKs and reusable Frameworks / Libraries
  • Experience with API development using JavaScript, Node JS, GraphQL/REST, and .Net Core
  • Proven track record of leading through influence, building long-term relationships and confidence building vision, roadmaps, budgets, priorities and objectives
  • Knowledge of Agile Methodologies and ways of working (Scrum, XP, Devops…), understanding and applying “servant leader” mindset and with the ability to engage in Agile ceremonies to provide teams necessary direction and guidance
  • Exceptional communications and stakeholder management skills

YOULL WORK WITH


  • Your whole Chapter, by setting their direction, establishing objectives and key results, working on the staffing and development of your chapter, and ensuring that you maximize outputs and working products
  • Tribe Leaders, with whom you shall work to manager chapter resources and ensure a positive collaboration
  • Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters, that will ensure that you adopt agile principles, mindset and ways of working into your daily routine and who will coach you during the transformation

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