Platform Manager

Stockport, England, United Kingdom · HC


Are you a Platform Manager who has passion to lead multiple teams, driving the strategy forward? Are you looking to be a part of an inspiring, innovative culture where you can make a difference?

We are looking for a Platform Manager within our Software Engineering department to lead our talented teams and drive the strategy of our platform offerings. You will have a strong focus towards continuous improvement, ensuring the service delivery is managed effectively. As a Platform Manager, you will have a strong background in managing On-Premise and cloud platform teams, ideally within an Agile environment.

You will develop processes and support the information security to ensure IT Governance is maintained. Managing multi cloud hosting services, you will be working closely with other functions and product teams to ensure the platform is always one step ahead.

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.

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.

What you'll do

Your role will primarily be to facilitate and enable the team’s success, managing and supporting the platform services. Driving the strategy will be a key area of your role and you will have a strong background in in planning and service delivery.

We are looking to expand by recruiting experienced talent, part of your role will be to lead the recruitment process and recommend training.

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.




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