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Director of Engineering

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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 18th September
Location: Glasgow
Salary/Rate: £90,000 - £100,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Director of Engineering: £90,000 - £100,000

Fully remote UK Wide

The company:

We're building the next generation of capabilities that powers our merchant-first ecosystem. We believe that focused and empowered teams can do great things. You'll find that we're a curious, driven, and pragmatic bunch who believe in outcomes over outputs, and we're looking for like-minded individuals to join us on our journey.

The Role:

Unique opportunity to establish an engineering organization with the oversight to design, implement, and lead.

As Director of Engineering, you'll work closely with our leadership team to build a world-class engineering group. You'll be a focused on attracting and developing engineering talent, but also staying hands-on in the technology to oversee the development of an outstanding product and customer experience.

Your leadership will be instrumental in driving organizational change as we move the team to a more agile development framework that enables faster time to value across our product portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Mentor, develop, and retain top-notch engineering talent.
  • Create effective software development teams
  • Drive constant innovation through Architecture, Database, Engineering, and DevOps teams.
  • Collaborate closely with the executive team as well as cross-functional teams to deliver great products and solve problems as needed.
  • Support the product team and planning process to deliver great products and ensure all deadlines and needs of the business are being met.
  • Maintain and improve agile processes collaboratively with the teams, and enable new development techniques or methods to reduce complexity, promote quality, and increase velocity.
  • Help engineers grow in their career paths, learning new technologies, and tackling increasingly challenging projects.
  • Drive efficiency in your teams by eliminating blocks and focusing efforts on tooling, continuous integration/delivery, and maintainable automation testing.
  • Able to coordinate the development of cross-team features between engineering teams, product managers and our technical operations team.

Qualifications

  • Experience in software development management.
  • A background in object-oriented programming in a language such as Java, C#, Objective-C or C++.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML / XSLT, SQL, database design, message-oriented-middleware, caching, and systems integration.
  • Hands on experience resolving performance and scalability issues of SaaS-based applications.

Benefits

  • Remote Working (Post Covid)
  • Bonus Offered
  • Healthcare (Inc Dentistry)
  • Life assurance
  • Training Opportunities
  • Fast Progression

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