Manager / Director: Head of Cloud Software Engineering

Charing Cross Station
12 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Engineering / Head of Cloud Engineering with experience in banking, payments or cryptocurrency exchanges to join their team in London. Our client is a trade finance solution who have redefined the international trade finance process enabling financing access more readily for their customers.
The successful candidate will want to build a successful engineering teams with the company and should have a proven track record of engineering successful software products and growing high-performance teams, ideally within start-ups or SMEs.
We are interested in conversations with Cloud Engineering Leads or Senior Developers ready to progress, who embrace a hands-on (happy to code) yet leading role (managing and hiring), who demonstrate:That you can devise and execute the tech vision along with the CTO, working with the Head of Product to manage the sprints, ensure that the backlog is being met and is understood by everyone in the engineering team. You will also work closely with the COO to manage our hiring pipeline.Experience of managing development teams in an agile environmentAble to intelligently compare the trade-offs with different technology choices such as databases, cloud services, languages and approaches to developmentYou will also be expected to think critically and intelligently about how engineering and its challenges fits into the company’s wider strategic vision and to take part in tech planning and architectural discussions.Strong prioritisation and estimation skillsStrongly familiar with cloud computing concepts (we use AWS)Understanding of security and basic cryptography conceptsMust understand continuous delivery and its importanceHas experience of web paradigms such as Microservices, REST, WebSockets, AuthenticationAble to create a winning hiring-strategy for our developer
For further information about this career opportunity and to discuss your achievements, needs and aspirations please provide your most relevant CV, ideally in word format ASAP for a quick turn around and client based interview over the next week or so.
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