Engineering Team Lead

Safeguard Global

Most of our engineering team works a 4 day work week. All employees however, benefit from flexible scheduling options. We support a variety of different work arrangements.

Only considering candidates who are eligible to work in Europe ⚠️

Why join Safeguard Global?

We want to help you “Work in Any Way” - that makes time for family, commitments, and life outside, so that you can have the best of both worlds. When you own what you do and are driven to deliver, you have the flexibility to decide where and how you work.

Our roles aren’t just remote and hybrid first—they break free from the traditional ways of doing things, paving a way for A Job That Works for You.

How you will make a difference:

  • Develop and lead a high-performing team of 2.
  • Mentor and coach team members to foster professional growth and career development, ensuring alignment with both individual goals and organisational objectives.
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with direct reports to provide feedback, address concerns, discuss career aspirations, ensuring a clear path for personal development.
  • Manage team performance by setting clear performance standards, conducting performance reviews, and providing constructive feedback to help team members meet and exceed expectations.
  • Design and implement BI software and systems, including integrating databases, data warehouses, and BI tools with existing business processes.
  • Lead the development and execution of data analytics products to enhance decision-making across the organisation, focusing on optimising operational efficiency and unlocking new business opportunities.
  • Establish and enforce BI standards and best practices for data analysis, visualization, and reporting to ensure consistency and quality across all data-driven initiatives.
  • Conduct advanced data analysis to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies, and translate these insights into actionable business strategies.
  • Collaborate with business units and IT teams to define business requirements and system specifications, ensuring that BI solutions are aligned with business goals and technology strategies.
  • Advance the values of the organisation.

What will make you stand out:

  • Extensive background with relevant Software Engineering experience and skills transferable to the position
  • Strong, proven management experience in leading and managing a successful team within a similar industry environment
  • Cloud Platform Technology (e.g., Serverless, Kenesis, Glue, Event Bridge, API Gateway)
  • Cloud Native Patterns
  • Test Automation, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery
  • ETL/ELT experience
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement, Lean Software Development practices
  • Experience with agile methods and frameworks
  • Understanding of access-control policies and data security mechanisms
  • Self-motivated, inspirational, and committed
  • Deep understanding of Business Intelligence tools and technologies, including data visualization platforms (e.g., Tableau, Power BI)
  • Strong background in data modelling, data warehousing, and SQL
  • Knowledge of data pipeline and workflow management tools (e.g., Apache Airflow)
  • Ability to translate complex data findings into strategic recommendations for business stakeholders

Who we are and what we do:

Safeguard Global is….Global! With offices worldwide, we help 1500+ companies hire, manage, and pay employees in 170+ countries. It's all about people! Join us to meet diverse folks, explore new cultures, and connect with amazing folks from around the globe.

Our Global Benefits

  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): Be supported with as much flexibility as possible.
  • Bonding Leave: Enjoy paid leave to bond with your new family member.
  • 2 Charitable Days: Contribute to causes you believe in.
  • Reward & Recognition Program: Be rewarded for your success and championing our values.
  • Corporate bonus/SIP: All Guardians are eligible for our annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.
  • Coworking Space: Need to meet with a client, utilize admin services or just get out of the house? We’ve got you covered with flexible workspace options based on location.

Why become a Guardian:

  • International Environment: Grow your network internationally and collaborate across the world. Interact, discover cultures, and tap into local expertise.
  • Our Culture: We emphasize the people factor in everything we do. Our nurturing culture ensures your ideas reach our leaders and your contributions get the recognition they deserve.
  • Learning: We support your continuous growth by providing access to 2 learning platforms, where you can learn at your own pace.

Next Steps:

To apply, please click on the following link. We wish you the best with your application. Our Guardian promise to you is to keep in touch to arrange the next stage should your application meet the position's requirements, and or a gentle update if you have been unsuccessful at this time.

Welcome to the Future of Work!

At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.


Global leader in workforce management, offering comprehensive solutions for hiring, payroll, and HR services in over 165 countries.

Working Week

Most of our engineering team works a 4 day work week. All employees however, benefit from flexible scheduling options. We support a variety of different work arrangements.

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  • Tue
  • Wed
  • Thu
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Our Vacation Policy

We provide standard vacation and public holidays; specifics vary by global location. For the UK this would equate to 28 days plus 2 Charitable Days.

  • 28 days
  • 52 Fridays
  • 80 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We work 100% remotely from all over the world.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equity / options
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • SQL
  • Software Engineering
  • Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Cloud Technology
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Data Security
  • Data Warehousing

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