IT Engineering Manager



Manchester, UK
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Matillion is The Data Productivity Cloud.
We are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world, by helping teams get data business ready, faster. Our technology allows customers to load, transform, sync and orchestrate their data.
We are looking for passionate, high-integrity individuals to help us scale up our growing business. Together, we can make a dent in the universe bigger than ourselves.
We are now looking for an IT Engineering Manager to join our IT and Security team, managing our Systems Engineering and Identity and Access Management teams.
About the Role
As part of the Security & IT function, this role will be responsible for directing the day-to-day operations and management of the IT Engineering Group. Matillion has a SaaS first approach with a diverse set of technology stacks across multiple pillars. The role holder will be a hands-on technical manager to support our IT team, that can work with our growing teams and estate of services.
This role will lead and manage the IT Engineering team, including technical implementation and changes, policy deployment, strategic planning for the team's people, processes, and technologies as well as taking part in all IT Security exercises and mitigations as necessary.
As part of this role, responsibilities will include identifying and monitoring KPI’s and managing SLA’s, working with strategic partners within the business and leadership within IT to help drive implementations for the business, while ensuring a high standard of support is continually maintained.
We value in-person collaboration here at Matillion, therefore this role follows our hybrid work structure where employees work 2 days a week in the Manchester office. Our core day is Wednesday, and the second day will be determined together. The rest of the week you are welcome to work from the office, or remotely if you’d prefer.

What you'll be doing

  • You will lead and manage the Identity and Access Management (IAM) and IT Systems Engineering teams, fostering a high-performance, collaborative culture.
  • You will also be developing and implementing efficient operational policies and procedures, monitoring KPIs and managing SLAs for high service delivery standards.
  • This role involves a highly collaborative approach with business and IT leadership on strategic initiatives, driving continuous improvement and innovation within the team.
  • Overseeing cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure) and Snowflake platform management, you will ensure scalability, reliability, and security.
  • You will also lead efforts in tooling, integration, configuration management, and implement Infrastructure as Code (IaC) practices, while participating in IT security exercises and mitigation efforts.
  • As the people leader, you will mentor and develop team members, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations.

What we are looking for

  • Proven experience in IT Engineering, cloud infrastructure management, tooling, integration, and configuration management.
  • Expertise in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Identity and Access Management (IAM), with strong IT security knowledge.
  • Leadership and team management skills, capable of driving performance and effective collaboration.
  • Strategic planning, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities, with experience in SaaS-based organisations.
  • Relevant certifications (AWS, Meraki, Snowflake, Database, Applications) and familiarity with diverse technology stacks and multi-cloud environments.
At Matillion, we are committed to providing competitive salaries in line with market standards. Our estimated compensation range for this position is £64,000 - £96,000, but the final salary will be based on your relevant skills, experience and qualifications demonstrated in the hiring process.
Matillion has fostered a culture that is collaborative, fast-paced, ambitious, and transparent, and an environment where people genuinely care about their colleagues and communities.
Our 6 core values guide how we work together and with our customers and partners. We operate a truly flexible and hybrid working culture that promotes work-life balance, and are proud to be able to offer the following benefits:
- Company Equity
- 30 days holiday + bank holidays
- 5 days paid volunteering leave
- Health insurance
- Life Insurance
- Pension
- Access to mental health support
- Career development with access to a Udemy account, Blinkist and much more!
More about Matillion
Thousands of enterprises including Cisco, DocuSign, Pacific Life, Slack, and TUI trust Matillion technology to load, transform, sync, and orchestrate their data for a wide range of use cases from insights and operational analytics, to data science, machine learning, and AI.
With over $300M raised from top Silicon Valley investors, we are on a mission to power the data productivity of our customers and the world.
We are passionate about doing things in a smart, considerate way. We’re honoured to be named a great place to work for several years running by multiple industry research firms.
We are dual headquartered in Manchester, UK and Denver, Colorado.
We are keen to hear from prospective Matillioners, so even if you don’t feel you match all the criteria please apply and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch. Alternatively, if you are interested in Matillion but don't see a suitable role, please email talent@matillion.com.
Matillion is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our team. Matillion prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. Matillion does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.