Head of Engineering - Digital Transformation - London

Recruiter
Oliver Bernard
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Jun 2018
Closes
10 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Head of Engineering - Digital Transformation - London

An exciting role that will present an opportunity to work in a high profile global organisation. Managing a mature agile group of tech leads and be responsible for building and shaping your team. The delivery and operation of your team will also be your responsibility and line management is key. You will mentor engineers working with cutting-edge technologies such as: Java, Node, React, AWS and Agile/DevOps processes.

The ideal Head of Engineering candidate will have a passion for technology, product development, and fast paced delivery. A proven track record of delivering well architected web solutions on a large scale and at pace is essential. The successful Head of Engineering will have a strong background in Java, React, Node.js and other modern programming languages with at least two years' experience successfully leading a team of software developers. A good knowledge of running production websites for high volumes on AWS.

As a Head of Engineering candidate you will need to be willing and able to get deep into the technical details and be proactive and innovative in leading your team and developing their key skills. You will need to have a deep understanding of the business drivers that make the products and services you are developing successful, and how your software contributes to that success.

Key skills

  • Experience managing an agile team of agile engineers
  • Understand and appreciation of DevOps, CI/CD practices
  • Ability to hire, goal set, manage and promote
  • A good knowledge of running production websites for high volumes on AWS.
  • Capability to influence the companies technical vision through discussions with peers and management.
  • You will have the capability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Expertise in Java, React, Nodejs and other modern languages
  • Be an innovative thinker with a relentless drive to excel the company forward.

If you're looking for your next head of engineering opportunity to lead the engineering practice in a well-established company that is looking to grow and transform, then please apply for this advert and I'll be in touch with more detail.

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