Head of Engineering, Big Data, Scala, Spark, Java

Recruiter
Carrington Knight Associates
Location
London
Salary
100000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Engineering, Scala, Spark, Java, Adtech, Big Data

We are seeking a head of Engineering to lead a team of engineers across multiple locations. You will lead, manage, and inspire the engineering team to develop a next-generation Search targeting Ad Platform. The existing team includes senior engineers and data scientists who have significant experience building high scale data processing platforms with highly performant Machine learning systems.

The candidate should show strong leadership, ability to mentor senior engineers and provide oversight of the engineering process and policy. We are in a rapid growth phase so hiring highly talented Scala engineers will be a key responsibility and experience in this area is vital.
Willingness to travel to Kiev on a regular basis will also be a requirement. Most importantly, the candidate should have a passion for building and delivering high scale, performance oriented machine learning systems in Scala.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and recruit a team of engineers in London and Europe
  • Show excellent technical knowledge with the ability to mentor senior engineers
  • Lead the team by example, providing a team ownership structure
  • Follow Agile processes for rapid deployment of our product
  • Build to the product team roadmap and tech with expectation for rapid evolution of requirements

Required skills:

- Experience leading teams of 20+ senior engineers

- Highly skilled engineering background with Scala, Spark and Machine learning

- Managed international teams (Kiev and London)

- Focus on rapid development through iteration over long oversized projects

- Ability to work in a fast paced, agile work environment

- A degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

- Good teamwork and collaboration skills

- Ability to work in a rapid growth company

This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.