Chief Engineer - Strategy & Architecture

Posted on Apr 3, 2024 by Resource Solutions - GSC
London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£88.8k - £144k Annual
Full-Time

Chief Engineer - Strategy & Architecture

Salary: London ranging from - £88,800 - £144,200 and National from - £80,700 - £131,100

Are you looking to join a team that will be transforming the FCA's engineering practices and driving digital transformation initiatives?

The team/department

Building a strategically aligned Engineering approach, the team will be working with our external partners and offshore delivery teams, to introduce new modern ways of working and value to the FCA.

Team will influence delivery strategy and investment in future infrastructure, tooling and processes that will directly impact the FCAs ability to deliver technology effectively.

What you will be doing (the role)

A key leader responsible for transforming our organisation's engineering practices, fostering a DevSecOps mindset, and driving digital transformation initiatives

Responsible for leading the FCA's technology delivery direction and defining a strategic and long-term vision of the delivery needs of the business. Provides specialist technical expertise across Engineering capabilities and maintains a holistic view of the FCA technical estate

Leads and governs the FCA strategically aligned Engineering approach, ensuring a holistic view across Data Technology and Innovation (DTI) and our offshore partners

Responsible for setting the DTI standards and defines the strategic "north star" metrics and roadmap, that each Product team (and their respective engineering leads) then adopt and implement

The individual is responsible for ensuring the technology and tooling choices of the organisation support the current and future business needs

Lead on defining standards for AI and how to accelerate coding standards. This will include ownership for cross DTI Engineering standards, working with individual product teams to ensure standards are in place

What will you get from the role?

At the FCA, we're embarking on a new era in financial service regulation

This role requires a strategic thinker who can blend hands-on technical expertise with exceptional leadership skills to guide our engineering teams in delivering world-class solutions that are secure, scalable, and innovative. The successful candidate will play a critical role in shaping our engineering culture, delivery approach, and technological strategies

An opportunity to influence delivery strategy and investment in future infrastructure, tooling and processes that will directly impact the FCAs ability to deliver technology effectively

Working with our external partners and offshore delivery teams, to introduce new modern ways of working and value to the FCA

The successful candidate will be a key link to the business, working with senior stakeholders and the wider teams to ensure a user centred, data led approach to understanding the challenges facing the business and the outcomes that we need to deliver

Our competitive flexible benefits scheme gives you the opportunity to create a personalised benefits package, tailored to suit your life cycle. You can use this allowance to purchase additional benefits such as dental or cycle to work or you have the option top up your base salary by taking this as cash.

Core benefits that you will receive as standard are:

28 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

Private healthcare with Bupa

A non-contributory Pension of at least 8% of basic salary each month (there are several contribution levels that increase depending on your age - up to 12% a month once you reach age 35)

Life assurance of eight times your basic salary

Income protection

We support hybrid working which means you will be able to work from home up to 60% of the time over a month with the remainder of your time in one of our three office locations.

The skills and experience you will have

Minimum criteria

We are a signatory to the Government's Disability Confident scheme. This means that we will offer an interview to disabled candidates entering under the scheme, should they meet the minimum criteria for a role.

Proven track record of successfully leading and transforming engineering teams in a digital transformation context

Experience of agile, scrum and kanban with application at an enterprise level

Experience with DevSecOps practices

Essential criteria

A skilled individual who thrives on taking ownership of business change initiatives

Experience of leading large onshore and offshore technical development teams, across multiple partners

Practical experience of developing cloud native solutions

Experience of delivery automation and CI/CD pipelines

Experience of driving adoption of industry best practice horizontally across a Matrix structure

An understanding of the financial services industry, including its regulations, processes and the broader financial ecosystem

Demonstrable leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and inspire cross-functional teams

About the FCA

The FCA regulates the conduct of 50,000 firms in the UK to ensure our financial markets are honest, fair and competitive. We do this to make sure markets work well for individuals, businesses and the economy as a whole. For more information on what we do, our three-year strategy can be found here.

This role is graded as Senior Manager - Regulatory

Our Recruitment Delivery Team are committed to offering an inclusive recruitment experience to all candidates. If you require any accommodations or adjustments as a result of disability, impairment, or health condition, please do not hesitate to let me know.


Reference: 2743326994

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Chief Engineer - Strategy & Architecture

Posted on Apr 3, 2024 by Resource Solutions - GSC

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£88.8k - £144k Annual
Full-Time

Chief Engineer - Strategy & Architecture

Salary: London ranging from - £88,800 - £144,200 and National from - £80,700 - £131,100

Are you looking to join a team that will be transforming the FCA's engineering practices and driving digital transformation initiatives?

The team/department

Building a strategically aligned Engineering approach, the team will be working with our external partners and offshore delivery teams, to introduce new modern ways of working and value to the FCA.

Team will influence delivery strategy and investment in future infrastructure, tooling and processes that will directly impact the FCAs ability to deliver technology effectively.

What you will be doing (the role)

A key leader responsible for transforming our organisation's engineering practices, fostering a DevSecOps mindset, and driving digital transformation initiatives

Responsible for leading the FCA's technology delivery direction and defining a strategic and long-term vision of the delivery needs of the business. Provides specialist technical expertise across Engineering capabilities and maintains a holistic view of the FCA technical estate

Leads and governs the FCA strategically aligned Engineering approach, ensuring a holistic view across Data Technology and Innovation (DTI) and our offshore partners

Responsible for setting the DTI standards and defines the strategic "north star" metrics and roadmap, that each Product team (and their respective engineering leads) then adopt and implement

The individual is responsible for ensuring the technology and tooling choices of the organisation support the current and future business needs

Lead on defining standards for AI and how to accelerate coding standards. This will include ownership for cross DTI Engineering standards, working with individual product teams to ensure standards are in place

What will you get from the role?

At the FCA, we're embarking on a new era in financial service regulation

This role requires a strategic thinker who can blend hands-on technical expertise with exceptional leadership skills to guide our engineering teams in delivering world-class solutions that are secure, scalable, and innovative. The successful candidate will play a critical role in shaping our engineering culture, delivery approach, and technological strategies

An opportunity to influence delivery strategy and investment in future infrastructure, tooling and processes that will directly impact the FCAs ability to deliver technology effectively

Working with our external partners and offshore delivery teams, to introduce new modern ways of working and value to the FCA

The successful candidate will be a key link to the business, working with senior stakeholders and the wider teams to ensure a user centred, data led approach to understanding the challenges facing the business and the outcomes that we need to deliver

Our competitive flexible benefits scheme gives you the opportunity to create a personalised benefits package, tailored to suit your life cycle. You can use this allowance to purchase additional benefits such as dental or cycle to work or you have the option top up your base salary by taking this as cash.

Core benefits that you will receive as standard are:

28 days holiday per year plus bank holidays

Private healthcare with Bupa

A non-contributory Pension of at least 8% of basic salary each month (there are several contribution levels that increase depending on your age - up to 12% a month once you reach age 35)

Life assurance of eight times your basic salary

Income protection

We support hybrid working which means you will be able to work from home up to 60% of the time over a month with the remainder of your time in one of our three office locations.

The skills and experience you will have

Minimum criteria

We are a signatory to the Government's Disability Confident scheme. This means that we will offer an interview to disabled candidates entering under the scheme, should they meet the minimum criteria for a role.

Proven track record of successfully leading and transforming engineering teams in a digital transformation context

Experience of agile, scrum and kanban with application at an enterprise level

Experience with DevSecOps practices

Essential criteria

A skilled individual who thrives on taking ownership of business change initiatives

Experience of leading large onshore and offshore technical development teams, across multiple partners

Practical experience of developing cloud native solutions

Experience of delivery automation and CI/CD pipelines

Experience of driving adoption of industry best practice horizontally across a Matrix structure

An understanding of the financial services industry, including its regulations, processes and the broader financial ecosystem

Demonstrable leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and inspire cross-functional teams

About the FCA

The FCA regulates the conduct of 50,000 firms in the UK to ensure our financial markets are honest, fair and competitive. We do this to make sure markets work well for individuals, businesses and the economy as a whole. For more information on what we do, our three-year strategy can be found here.

This role is graded as Senior Manager - Regulatory

Our Recruitment Delivery Team are committed to offering an inclusive recruitment experience to all candidates. If you require any accommodations or adjustments as a result of disability, impairment, or health condition, please do not hesitate to let me know.

Reference: 2743326994

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