Head of Engineering/VP Engineering - Python/Go - Product

Michael Page Technology
120000.00 - 175000.00 GBP Annual + Bonus, Benefits
11 Jan 2021
15 Jan 2021
Professional / Specialist
Information Technology
Contract Type

Head of Engineering/VP Engineering

This role requires previous experience working in a Product focused environment, as well as hand on engineering Python and/or Golang skills.

The role will focus around implementing much needed structure and processes within the company, whilst leading a small Software Engineering team as well as hands-on development.

Client Details

Fast growing and leading Commodity trading firm specialising in global energy market.


  • Setting a vision for technology and how it will be used in the company
  • Contribute to the wider business strategy and be an example of the company culture
  • Responsible for architecting, maintaining, and evolving our current technology
  • Eliciting feedback from stakeholders and using it to make improvements to our technology
  • To focus on ensuring there is an exceptional and responsive service to the internal stakeholders
  • Gain a deep understanding of our current systems, its relationships with third-party systems, and the overall domain
  • Be able to specify and develop concepts and give direction to your team
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator, both internally to your team and across the wider business
  • Responsible for development and deployment methodologies, coding standards and testing


  • Excellent architectural and programming skills, including Python and/or Go
  • Experience working within a Product Centric environment
  • Ability to communicate concisely and calmly in a high-pressure environment
  • Have an understanding or willing to learn the markets we trade

Job Offer

Head of Engineering/VP Engineering

  • Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
  • WFH