Executive Director - Glasgow

  • GBP80000 - GBP110000 per annum + Additional benefits
  • Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Empiric
  • 18 Sep 18

Empiric Solutions are working with a major investment bank based in Glasgow. They are currently looking for an Executive Director to lead a Global Software Development practice within their Glasgow Technology hub.

**Please note that due to restrictions, candidates must hold EU/British citizenship**

Empiric Solutions are working with a major investment bank based in Glasgow. They are currently looking for an Executive Director to lead a Global Software Development practice within their Glasgow Technology hub.

The successful applicant will work with an elite team of innovators and technologists to create a next level solution that will improve the way the business is run. You will be setting the stratigic direction for the business area and be tasked with embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies inspires your team to follow suit.

The right candidate should have experience with the following:

  • Extensive experience in object orintated programming (Java/Python)
  • Leadership experience within software development teams
  • Knowledge of publishing and consuming REST APIs and designing scalable systems with RESTful semantics
  • CI/CD understanding such as Test Driven Development and automation
  • Eventing products and messaging knowledge such as Kafka and RabbitMQ
  • Extensive Agile experience leading teams with Scrum or Kanban

Advantageous skills:

  • Interest in Domain Driven Design, Model Driven Architectures, and related methods
  • Familiarity with Cloud Platforms including: CloudFoundry, DCOS/Marathon/Mesos, Kubernetes
  • Web front-end technologies, HTML + CSS + JavaScript, React

For this role, candidates must be based in the UK (and be eligible to work), or be based within the European Union. Due to visa restrictions, candidates from out with these areas cannot be considered.

If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, apply today to be considered for the role!

Empiric Solutions is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.