Director of Engineering

Permanent

Job Reference
Director of Engineering
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Area
Paddington, London
Salary Details
Competitive Salary
Key Skills
Managed teams covering development, operations and QA, PHP, Python, HTML/CSS, React and AWS, both web and mobile
Benefits
Share options, team lunches, nights out plus many more! The client is also rolling out some new soft benefits as of January 2019 such as onsite chef, massages etc.
Consultant
Steve Green
steve.green@deerfoot.co.uk
02380817151

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Job description

Director of Engineering – Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package
Online Service Provider
Central London

A growing online service provider is looking to grow their development team from 15 to circa 100 over the next 12 months. The company is a dynamic, exciting early stage business but with the financial security of an established business.

Our client is looking to recruit a Director of Engineering. The successful candidate will lead on strategy for all technology, architecture and operations.

Skills / Environment
• Leadership at scale - Has managed teams covering development, operations and QA
• Team & organisational development - A leader who can attract great engineering talent, build and nurture a high performing team dynamic. Had full ownership of a company’s online service.
• Cross-functional collaboration - A proven ability to deliver results through providing leadership across engineering, operations and QA.
• Scale-up - Has deep experience of operating within a high-growth, scale-up environment

Functional
• Technology and engineering Expert - Expertise in all aspects of development, particularly in the company’s current stack which includes PHP, Python, HTML/CSS, React and AWS
• Multi-device – Experience across both web and mobile
• Analytics & insight - Track record in using data as core input into all decision making; seeks to retain and use data across all aspects of the business.
• Hands on – Detail oriented and capable of being hands on and thriving in a fast moving, quality focused environment.

Personal Characteristics
• Strategic and results orientation - Adaptable and flexible, combining strategic foresight with pragmatism and results orientation
• Commercial orientation – An inspirational leader for the team and business with strong commercial depth
• Entrepreneurial - Ability to roll up the sleeves to get the job done; does not confuse a self-starting attitude with doing it alone
• Collaborative - Collaborative approach and low ego, hands-on style. Outstanding written and oral communication skills and able to manage up, down and cross functionality.

Salary: Competitive Salary
Benefits: Share options, team lunches, nights out plus many more! The client is also rolling out some new soft benefits as of January 2019 such as onsite chef, massages etc.

This role may suit candidates, who hold the following job titles: Director of Engineering, Head of Engineering

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