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Engineering Manager

Engineering, London, Full Time, £95,000 - £105,000 / year

Job Description

In May 2023 Reward Gateway was acquired by Edenred. Edenred is a leading digital platform for services and payments for people at work, connecting 52 million users and 2 million partner merchants in 45 countries via close to 1 million corporate clients.

With our shared missions of ‘Making the World a Better Place to Work” and ‘Enriching connections, For good’, you’ll be contributing to improving employee engagement and building better, stronger, and more resilient organisations to improve people’s daily lives. Our shared mission guides our every action and charts a sustainable path to a better future.

An opportunity has become available for an experienced Technical Engineering Manager who will take on the role of day-to-day management to develop, deliver, and maintain platform improvements. 

You will participate in design reviews, recommend improvements, and create consensus through self-confidence, clear communication, and the technical skills to back your decisions. This is a role that requires hands-on coding support when needed.

We have a range of React and React Native apps, bots, and extensions built with GraphQL and Typescript. These talk to our PHP and Python services running on Kubernetes and Docker in Amazon Web Services. We use SQL, Redshift, and MySQL for data - and have a few caching solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of technical leads and ensuring that the platform meets the needs of the business
  • Leading the development and implementation of our platform architecture
  • Working closely with the Lead Product Manager and engineering teams to ensure the platform is scalable, reliable, and secure
  • Building and maintaining a high-performing platform team
  • Developing and maintaining technical documentation and system design specifications of the platform
  • Defining operational measures that accurately reflect the user experience of our current and future platforms
  • Championing and maintaining quality standards and processes
  • Conducting code reviews, and making technical contributions to product architecture
  • Coaching and mentoring other platform engineers and improving our effectiveness
  • Stays up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends


  • At least 5+ years experience as an Engineering Lead or Manager developing large-scale business-critical SaaS applications
  • Flexibility and ability to multitask in a fast-paced and rapidly growing business
  • Detailed knowledge of current web and browser concepts, and how to apply it
  • Experience with a variety of backend technologies including PHP 
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

The Interview Process

  • A 45-minute online interview with the Senior Talent Partner
  • Online interview with the Director of Engineering
  • In-person meeting with the CTO and Director of Engineering

At Reward Gateway, we are committed to ensuring an inclusive and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. If you have any specific requirements or need reasonable adjustments at any stage of the recruitment journey, please let your Talent Acquisition Partner know. Your needs are important to us, and we want to ensure an equitable experience for every candidate.

Be comfortable. Be you.
At Reward Gateway, we want all of our employees to feel comfortable bringing their passion, creativity and individuality to work. We value all cultures, backgrounds and experiences, as we truly believe that diversity drives innovation. Express yourself, join our community and help us Make the World a Better Place to Work.

We hire BETTER.  
Find out more about Reward Gateways approach to benefits, equality, talent, technology, empathy and what you’ll get in return for joining our Mission at rg.co/lifeatrg.
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