Landmark Information Group Appoints Group Software Engineering Director to Lead Technology Transformation Program
My expertise is as much focused on empowering people to perform as it is on technology, and I relish the opportunity to work with Landmark.
Monuments Information Group, the UK’s largest real estate and land data company, has announced the appointment of Rob Young, who is joining the company as Group Director of Software Engineering.
With significant experience leading large software teams to deliver cloud-based proposals to global companies, Rob leads Landmark’s engineering and development teams to drive a transformation program across the company. Landmark activity.
Originally spending the first part of his career serving in the military as an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operator, Rob has moved on to software development roles with companies such as Royal Bank of Scotland, before taking up leadership roles at Intransit, Lockheed Martin and SolarWinds MSP. .
Rob is responsible for leading and developing multidisciplinary teams of product architects, designers, engineers and QA at multiple sites. He brings a unifying and creative force to Landmark to build and deliver industry-leading software platforms and API integrations securely and at scale.
At Landmark, Rob is responsible for leading Software Engineering, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, Professional Services and the Program Management Office. This includes teams in the UK as well as offshore partners, where he will work closely with the product team to deliver Landmark’s strategic portfolio roadmap.
Commenting on his appointment, Rob Young said, “My expertise is as much about empowering people as it is about technology, and I relish the opportunity to work with Landmark to help deliver the group’s ambitious technology transformation agenda. Having met the CEO, CTO and Chief Product Officer from the get-go, it’s clear that they are all passionate about the role technology will play in helping to strengthen Landmark’s leadership position in the UK real estate industry.
“In my previous roles, I have shaped the engineering and development processes to deliver meaningful results, managing high performing teams that release major system updates multiple times a day, on millions of devices. managed.
“At Landmark, there is a fantastic opportunity to do the same and help move the business forward. I will do this by allowing our engineers to share best practices and empowering them to be better at what they do, helping to solve business problems through both innovation and the use of technology. peak.
Ian Clarke, CTO of Landmark Information Group, said: “Rob has considerable experience leading large software teams, which have embraced rapid innovation to deliver mission-critical cloud-based systems globally. He has coached and developed engineering teams to develop platforms that utilize the very latest in software engineering practices and offer innovative approaches for delivering systems at scale.
“I am delighted that he has chosen to join my team at Landmark and I have no doubts that Rob will transform our software engineering teams to be best in class and lay the foundation for transforming both Landmark and the UK property market. ”
For more information on Landmark Information Group, call 0330 0366 000, or visit www.landmark.co.uk.
Notes to Editors:
1. For more information on Rob Young, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-young-842533129/.
2. A photo of Rob Young is available for download here.
Landmarks Information Group:
As the UK’s largest property and property data company, Landmark Information Group supports the entire property industry value chain. With unmatched datasets, a comprehensive team of in-house experts, a vast network of partners, advanced technological innovations and system capabilities, our mission is to make every real estate transaction effortless; making it both simpler and faster while reducing risk for all stakeholders.
With over 25 years of experience, we guide property and land decisions with confidence for architects, surveyors, real estate agents, environmental consultants, mortgage lenders, real estate professionals, developers. real estate, real estate lawyers and research providers in all of these markets.
Landmark Information Group is a UK national company and a subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT).
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