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Engineering Manager

Cardiff

  1. Full time

Closing date

23/03/2024

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We’re looking for a Engineering Manager to join our team at Veygo! 

About Veygo

Veygo was founded 6 years ago – part of the pioneering incubation venture ‘Admiral Pioneer’ - created to seed and launch exciting scale ups to disrupt existing marketplaces.   

Veygo has so far seen an impressive 50% YoY growth. We currently provide our customers with temporary and learner car insurance - products designed to make life easier for those wanting to share or borrow cars, insure their own car for a short amount of time, or for people learning to drive.  

What makes Veygo different?

  • We’re building flexible policies for learner drivers and people looking to share cars – whether owned or borrowed.   
  • Veygo provides comprehensive cover to those customers, meaning that the car owner’s existing insurance policy and no claims bonus is safe if the person borrowing the car has an accident.  
  • All Veygo’s insurance is available by the hour, day, week or month and customers can get a quote in minutes.    
  • All backed by Admiral, voted Best UK Car Insurance Provider six years in a row by The Personal Finance Awards.   

Whilst our mission today is to put people in control of their own journey our ambition is to create a youth lifestyle brand that take us beyond car insurance.  Disruption is in our DNA and we’re always relentlessly looking for collaborative self-starters and innovators with the desire to challenge how we do things today; to push the boundaries and drive us through our onward growth journey.  Veygo’s culture is vibrant, open, creative, and disruptive.

Key Responsibilites

  • Be both highly technical and an effective people manager 
  • Be a subject matter expert in a product domain 
  • Lead a team that delivers on multiple projects of increasing dependencies in an ambiguous or high-impact area 
  • Work with your team and cross functional partners to define and influence strategy 
  • Drive roadmap creation and execution 
  • Collaborate with various functions, drive engineering initiatives and have an impact at an organizational level 
  • Participate in technical design 
  • Measure the impact of your team and set clear expectations and goals 
  • Work effectively with cross functional partners and stakeholders to set and achieve optimal outcomes 
  • Partner with leadership to influence and drive org design, contribution and prioritization 

Skills and Experience 

  • 5+ years of software engineering work experience, including hands-on technical management building holistic web based software solution, API design, and interactions between servers and clients 
  • 5+ years experience developing backend services, ideally using Python and Django  
  • Demonstrated experience recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management 
  • BA/BS in Computer Science (In lieu of degree, 4+ years work experience) 

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we’re consistently voted one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK.

All colleagues will receive 33 days holiday (including banks holidays) when they join us, and this will increase with length of service, up to a maximum of 38 days (including banks holidays). You also have the option to buy or sell up to five days of annual leave in addition to your allocation.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here

Our Commitment to You

At Admiral, we are committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace. Admiral is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other legally protected status.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration.

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