Head of Software Engineering

Recruiter
Jenrick IT
Location
City Of London
Salary
£150000 - £200000 per annum, Benefits: Company Share Options
Posted
27 Nov 2021
Closes
08 Dec 2021
Ref
2660500241
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
Head of Software Engineering

Role type: Perm
Location: London (with some remote work)
Salary: £150,000 - £200,000 plus shares (flexible)

Company Description

A fast growing technology company (currently 500 employees) with offices across 4 continents spanning the globe.

Role Description

  • Work closely with senior management and the board to help define and deliver the product vision and strategy for engineering.
  • Lead, mentor and coach the Engineering Management team to create high performing software engineering teams.
  • Actively participate in technical discussions and design reviews sharing context with the engineering team to help ensure that we get to the right solution.
  • Ensure that the engineering team consistently produces high quality, reliable, scalable, secure and performant software.
  • As a member of the Engineering Management team, you'll contribute to engineering-wide initiatives on anything from optimising our hiring pipelines to building great processes that increase productivity.
  • Develop, mentor and coach individual contributors and support them in their career development.

Experience Required

  • 5+ years experience of Engineering Management of product aligned teams.
  • Demonstrated experience of being a manager of managers, overseeing multiple teams.
  • A strong hands-on software engineering background, ideally in a cloud native environment.
  • Experience using modern technology stacks such as microservices, REST API's, Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS, GCP, Golang, Python etc.
  • Great interpersonal skills to drive communication with engineering teams, Product Managers and client representatives.
  • You should enjoy working in environments where you have a high level of responsibility and autonomy.
  • You are comfortable wearing different Engineering Manager hats that suit the changing needs of the teams as they evolve.