Head of Engineering

Job Title: Head of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 34562
Contact Name: Sophie Bell
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 01, 2017 14:03

Job Description

Do you want to join a start up with one of the largest investments and quickest growth rates?

You will take a lead on unifying the operation of the various engineering teams within the organisation and look to drive efficiency in the Software Development Life-cycle by implementing best practice to align processes and tooling where appropriate.

Provide engineering leadership to core platform and applications teams.
Help the teams grow quickly through the period of hypergrowth.
Coach engineering leads on how to best lead and inspire their teams.
Ensure the teams follow rigorous engineering processes, appropriate for a regulated environment.
Act as the chief architect for the work core platform and applications teams engage in.
Ensure the team builds products that scale to the demands of the global business.
Work with other senior engineering and product leaders on creating appropriate processes and culture.


Experience of leading engineering teams of at least 20 people.
Experience of mentoring engineering managers and team leads
Must be a strong architect with current architecture skills, capable of leading design reviews for complex services.
Experience of devising and managing software engineering processes, especially in regulated environments.
Experience with cloud based platforms, continuous integration, quality assurance
Comfortable talking about technical things with business people and business things with technical people.

Currently shortlisting for interviews next week, apply now to avoid disappointment!