Engineering Manager - Front End

Product Development · London, Greater London
Department Product Development
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are looking for a Engineering Manager

Location: Hybrid/London office       Reporting to: Head of Engineering

The role

Engineering Managers at Rightmove help engineers make great technical decisions and develop their skills and experience.  They support great team-working, set technical standards and direction, and grow strong communities of technical practice.  The role sits within Engineering - part of Product Development - and is responsible for developing software applications to meet Rightmove’s users’ and business needs.

The Product Development team plays a pivotal role in delivering the overall consumer and customer digital experience underpinning the Rightmove business.  We recognise that to deliver the best products and features for our consumers and customers we need to work effectively as a healthy, high performing team.  We work collaboratively across a mix of product and centralised teams, together working towards Rightmove’s strategy.


Typical week as Engineering Manager:

  • Looking at ways of improving the product development lifecycle
  • Exploring new ways to deliver frequently and safely into production
  • Coaching and developing your people, with regular 1-to-1s and continuous feedback
  • Driving a culture of craftsmanship and quality, establishing high technical standards and continuous improvement
  • Supporting engineers to actively manage technical debt
  • Helping teams anticipate and mitigate delivery risks
  • Building technical communities, where teams are encouraged to share knowledge and help each other
  • Hiring great people for the team’s long-term success and deliver an amazing candidate experience
  • Staying up to date with the latest technologies and approaches to software development


We are looking for someone who:

  • Can establish great coding standards and encourages those around to do the same
  • Creates an environment that encourages people to try out new things and learn from their mistakes
  • Is comfortable with complex problem solving and applies the right technology solution
  • Champions security, privacy, resilience and scalability, ensuring they’re at the forefront of decision-making
  • Understands the wider architectural impact and ensures continuing improvements to the platform
  • Encourages open two-way feedback so that teams share honestly, early and often
  • Is passionate about technology and engineering craftsmanship
  • Brings stakeholders on the journey to encourage buy-in and help shape plans

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  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Department
    Product Development
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience