Software Engineering Manager Are you a Software Engineering Manager who has strong knowledge of agile delivery methods and experience of managing mixed discipline Software Engineering teams? Are you looking to join a fast-paced technology company who stays ahead of the game? What you'll do We are looking for a strong leader and communicator to drive our Software Engineering teams in the building, testing and running of our software and services. As a Software Engineering Manager, your role will be to continually drive and develop the strategic direction, driving results and demonstrating best practices. Working with agile methods such as Scrum and Kanban you will have a key focus on delivery. Our culture is fast paced, and we are constantly evolving, innovation is at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a passionate Software Engineering Manager who will have responsibility of the technical innovation, encouraging and implementing agile methodologies. Leading multiple mixed discipline Software Engineering teams you will manage delivery leads, technical staff and work closely with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. People progression will be key to your role and you actively be involved in driving high-performance, coaching and developing teams. We continue to expand by recruiting experienced talent. Part of your role will be to lead the recruitment process and ensure there is enough resource for the company's needs. You'll have a passion for quality, striving for continuous improvement and work to best practises. As a strong communicator, your focus will be building strong relationships within your teams. About CDL: CDL is one of the UK's leading insurance software houses, employing over 600 people at its campus in Stockport. It has a consistent track record in the high volume retail insurance sector, with clients including Ageas Retail, Swinton Insurance, Tesco Bank, iGO4 and John Lewis, to name a few. CDL has spearheaded developments in the aggregator, web and telematics space, including connected home, enrichment and self-service solutions. As a result, the company's robust and innovative technologies have enabled its customers to thrive in the highly competitive UK insurance marketplace. CDL is very much about innovation, excellence and collaboration. We've built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We like to work in small, focused groups so you're always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with. We pride ourselves on being part of a collaborative inspiring culture and the employees are the heart of our company. Our Agile Journey Here at CDL we do agile at scale from 'The Codeworks' our new purpose-built software house in Stockport near Manchester. Over the last few years our transformational agile journey has seen us become one of the top tier software houses in the Northwest, we aim to be the very best. If you have a passion to uncover better ways of developing software, this opportunity offers a key role within our Development function to facilitate the accelerated evolution of our lean agile practices.
Senior Agile QA Are you passionate about quality and testing software with an Agile mindset? Do you care about 'building the right thing' and 'building the thing right'? Does being part of an innovative culture inspire you? Then we want you! We're looking for a Senior Agile QA to join our ranks. With a strong collaborative focus and a drive for continuous improvement, you'll play a key part in supporting the implementation of strategic initiatives which enable better practices for our Delivery Teams to develop features that delight our customers. You'll be an experienced Agile advocate, with a strong testing background and a desire to iterate, innovate, and instigate quality-driven approaches and processes. You'll have a breadth of knowledge in all basic testing techniques, with depth and specialism in one or more advanced areas too! You'll ideally have some automation skills to flex, and love to advocate for new ways to do things. You'll be an inspiring teacher, coaching and mentoring others to improve their skills and acting as a role model to develop the stars of tomorrow. This is the perfect opportunity to be a part of meaningful change to our flagship and newer products, and help drive a culture of excellence in everything we do. The Role This is a position of influence, with a strong focus on supporting delivery of key initiatives and improvements to drive a Quality culture in Testing roles and beyond. You will be comfortable working as a self-starting individual, but have a predominantly collaborative approach to implement and influence positive change in people and processes. With proven expertise and experience in Agile, Quality, and Testing, you will cultivate and strive for a continuous improvement culture and demonstrate a true left-shifted, whole team approach to Quality. As a champion of the Testing Vision, you will provide everyday role modelling for other individuals; motivating, mentoring and helping others to develop their skills and to aspire to better themselves. You will embody CDL's values and be an ambassador for the company both internally and externally, with an active presence in the Testing community which in turn enables you to feed industry advances into our everyday working. You will not be happy with the status quo and will strive passionately to challenge, advance, and refine our collective successes and our people. You will actively advocate for quality being everyone's responsibility, and embed better practices, with a strong 'Test Pyramid' automation focus. Your consideration of quality extends beyond functional behaviour, encompassing non-functional capability such as performance and security. You will be technically competent; able to direct and contribute from a demonstrable position of knowledge. Your pastoral responsibilities will include cultivating an enjoyable, enthusiastic working environment, with a degree of 'just enough' line management to facilitate independent, positive and proactive staff.
Technical Author Are you a Technical Author who is looking for a new challenging role? Do you enjoy working within an agile environment and looking to work as part of an innovative, collaborative culture? We are looking for a Technical Author who has experience within a software delivery function, who can contribute to the delivery of high-quality product documentation to our customers. You will be involved in a range of our software products and you will take real ownership of the production and maintenance of the product and user guides, release notes and product enhancements. Working closely with the product, development and support teams to create reference materials to understand features and functionality of the software. Joining our Service Management department, you will have a strong customer focus and excellent communication skills. We are looking for a Technical Author / Writer who can create and review technical documentation aimed at a variety of audiences, ensuring the correct language is applied. Your role will have a strong focus towards the continuous delivery, driving improvements you will ensure deadlines are met. About CDL CDL has established its position as a market leader in the highly competitive retail insurance sector by consistently creating powerful enterprise software solutions that deliver competitive and innovative advantage to our customers. We have built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We like to work in small, focused groups so you are always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.
Junior Product Tester CDL has established its position as a market leader in the highly competitive retail insurance sector by consistently creating powerful software solutions that deliver competitive and innovative advantage to our customers. We've custom-built our own modern, open offices set in our own landscaped campus in Stockport. We employ over 600 staff providing for over 100 internet brands (Asda, Tesco, Money Supermarket, Swinton, AA, and Sainsbury's) to name a few. We have built a collaborative and creative culture where we employ agile techniques to deliver our pace-setting applications. We are also proud to have achieved the Top Employee 2019 for the third year in a row. We like to work in small, focused groups so you are always learning from people around you and you feel a part of the success of each project you are involved with.