Location: Welwyn Garden City
Apply by: 17/02/2023
Welwyn Garden City
As the Systems Engineering Manager for Data Platforms, you are an integral part of Tesco Technology's Data and Analytics team, transforming the way we operate our system and leading the team through the change.
You are an effective leader responsible for translating strategy into action, executing relevant plans and driving transformation based on data. You champion great collaboration within your teams and liaise with peers in delivering a consistent good service. You maintain a good balance of technical and management expertise and support the team in delivering their targets and providing excellent customer service.
Using your technical breadth and depth you lead your team and inspire the engineering community you interact with to deliver successful outcomes. Working with internal teams and suppliers, you focus on managing engineering aspects in the most efficient and optimal manner. You can relate at all levels of the organisation and are comfortable talking to senior stakeholders.
You lead a team that has accountability for the engineering excellence of the systems powering the data platforms and show tenacity and courage while dealing with known and unfamiliar systems.
Your area of responsibility cohesively spans infrastructure, operating systems, big data frameworks, software and resource management and scheduling. You lead your team in researching familiar and unknown systems, designing and building solutions and troubleshooting complex cross functional problems and performance bottlenecks across the stack.
This role will best suit team leader who enjoys motivating his team to solve complex problems, is well organised, pragmatic and a lateral thinker with an inquisitive mind who is driven to make change for the better and, most importantly, puts our customers first.
We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work! These include but are not limited to:
Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer’s favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is “Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”. Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers. It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.
We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings. We’re committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities. We’re a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you. Everyone is welcome at Tesco.
We have recently announced that we are moving to a more blended working week – combining office and remote working. Our offices continue to be where we connect, collaborate and innovate. Talk to us about how this can work for you.
Note: Should you be successful in your application, your employment will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.