Front End Engineer (Squad Lead)- Nutmeg

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Who we are:

Nutmeg is the UK’s largest truly digital wealth manager, offering clarity and transparency to both seasoned and first-time investors as they seek to achieve their financial goals. Launched in September 2012, Nutmeg now manages over £4.5bn on behalf of over 200,000 clients who have sought the powerful combination of an easy-to-use, adaptable investment service and market-leading human advice. Nutmeg is a J.P. Morgan company offering investments and digital wealth management services to consumers, complementing Chase’s digital bank in the UK.

At a time when people are seeking the closer relationship with money that technology can provide, Nutmeg:

  • Has a team of over 240 employees
  • Offers award winning stocks and shares ISA, Junior ISAs and Lifetime ISAs, as well as a personal pensions and general investment accounts
  • Provides financial planning and advice alongside our award winning client services team

Job in a nutshell:

  • Own a set of end-to-end technical and customer journey areas, including domain knowledge, operational support, technical debt, maintenance and enhancements.
  • Implement tracking and health metrics to monitor systems, customer/system interactions, and behaviours.
  • Work with your peers in the Product team to build a meaningful backlog to achieve business objectives.
  • Establish delivery ceremonies and a strong, agile cadence. Measure and improve the team’s delivery performance.
  • Collaborate with Technical Leads and Principal engineers to form technical solutions and direct the team towards implementing them.
  • Maintain alignment with architects and follow agreed technical strategies
  • Line-manage an engineering squad; set goals, support career development and build up the team’s delivery capability
  • Manage the delivery process from backlog grooming to implementation and continue to support each release operationally.

What are we looking for?

  • An effective leader in a cross-functional team under a clear ownership model; the delivery function is co-owned by Product and Engineering with end-to-end domain accountability (from design to operations).
  • Great team player with strong technical background, focused on achieving the best outcomes collaboratively among a group of peers with equally strong technical views.
  • Ability to manage the delivery of a cross-stack technical team across several concurrent initiatives, track dependencies, resolve blockers and communicate effectively.
  • Strong people management qualities; focus on acquiring, retaining, and growing talent. Form and evolve a highly effective delivery team.
  • Set customer-centric goals and retain a razor-sharp focus on achieving them.
  • Data-driven; establish and track metrics across delivery, systems health, and customer journeys.
  • Establish a culture of high-quality engineering.
  • A solid grasp of front-end technology and a proven track record of building highly-scalable and well-performing web platforms:
    • Excellent knowledge of React
    • Designing, building, & maintaining SPAs, Micro-frontends & Design Systems
    • Understanding of React Component architectures & best practices
    • Solid understanding of CI/CD principles
    • Understanding of automated testing (visual regression, unit/ integration/ E2E tests/ accessibility)
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