Head Of Engineering

Rocket Internet SE
Fleet Street, UK
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Technology & New Media
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In short

We're looking for a top-tier Head of Engineering to join a highly ambitious stealth mode startup in London to lead the company through the first tech build and early stages of growth. This is a broad role where you'll be able to shape the direction of the technology and ensure that we have the best people and processes in place to achieve our ambitious goals. You will also be recruiting the first team members and have the opportunity to build your own world-class team.

About us

We are a highly ambitious group and are looking to build the biggest technology company coming out of Europe. We are developing a SaaS-based business focusing on optimizing the entire customer engagement funnel for SMEs in UK, Europe and beyond.

Key responsibilities
  • Lead and develop our initial architecture and overall tech stack
  • Build and manage tech leads across multiple cross-functional product teams
  • Define our key processes to ensure we can build, launch and scale our product quickly
  • Ensure we develop a technology that is build for scale
  • Working with leaders within the product team and senior management team to help shape the product and technical roadmap
  • Hiring amazing engineers who care about our mission and align with our values
  • Set an extremely high bar for our overall engineering function

Key traits we are looking for
  • You are an entrepreneurial self-starter and can know how to build a high-performance team
  • You have leadership experience within engineering in a high growth company
  • You are passionate about developing high quality technology
  • You think beyond the tech stack and are passionate about how the solution helps solve problems for our customers
  • You like to be "in the dirt" and lead by example
  • You take pride in your work, striving for quality, and technical excellence
  • You are motivated by complex challenges and understand how to gather people to solve these challenges
  • You are open-minded and inclusive in your work style

What we offer
  • The opportunity to join a highly driven and passionate team in the very early days of the business
  • An attractive share package with real potential upside along with a pre-seed salary
  • The possibility to create a truly meaningful product for SMEs and its customers

Is this you? We can't wait to hear from you!
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