City (EC1A), City of London
£90,000 per annum
E-commerce start-up, based near Farringdon, require a permanent “hands on” Head of Engineering, with the chance to move into a CTO role in the near future, to help manage and build the internal development teams.
The Head of Engineering will need to be responsible for leading a team of roughly 20, that deliver quality, ensuring that releases are delivered on time, scope and agreed SLA's. The successful candidate will have extremely strong leadership skills and be able to inspire team members to consistently work at their best as well as the ability to create architectures and develop technical & operational roadmaps in support of business strategy.
This role will also include leading and growing a team of Python and React developers who will be using leading open source tools/frameworks including Django, Maven, AWS, Jenkins etc. The role will still be required be "HANDS-ON" with development when required, and you will need to bring the necessary level of discipline, governance and structure to the dev operation. You will also need to have an understanding of DevOps and QA as you will be working closely with these teams too.
Key responsibilities include
- Recruitment, planning & tracking the development budget and resource planning
- Own the relationships with the Software Dev
- Man manage and build a team and know how to motivate them
- Champion best practises in Software design/architecture and delivery and embracing continuous improvement
-Previous ecommerce experience
Please forward your CV for more details - f2f interview slots!