Head of Engineering (12-month contract)
We are globally recognised organisation and we are using our resources to create brand new digitally focused start-ups. We target specific markets or areas where technology & innovation is not currently being used to their full potential and we use them to help answer our customer's real world problems and make their life easier. We are looking for a Head of Engineering to take a senior leadership position and spearhead the growth of our rapidly vibrant team in London. You will be working fully remotely from home until it is safe and comfortable for you to come into the office.
You are the most senior member of the Engineering team, taking charge of both high performing front-end and back-end development teams. You will report directly into the CEO of this venture and are a peer to the Head of Product. We are only a small team now so you will need strong communication skills and an ability to earn the respect of your engineering team. In order to be successful in this role, the ideal head of engineering will need to passionate, enthusiastic and operate with the highest level of integrity being approachable at all times taking pride in leading a strongly engaged team.
Our back end tech stack is written in Golang (Go) and with some Python used for data science. Our front end is written in React & Typescript as well so pre-existing knowledge of these technologies will be extremely useful.
The ideal head of engineering will come from an exceptionally strong software engineering background with several years' commercial experience, accompanied with experience in managing high performing teams using Golang & Python. You are an experienced technology leader who possesses a proven track record in building elegant digital products that really make a positive impact to the lives of your customers. You will be overall ownership of the team and be responsible for the scaling of our platform.
The successful head of engineering will need to have the following requirements to be successful:
In return for your services, we will offer you a daily rate of £650 per day. Throughout the ongoing pandemic you will be working from home and only be asked to come into the office when you feel safe and comfortable doing. We are very small but also very closely-knit team of passionate people and normally have plenty of social events with a beer tap in the office with regular team nights out!
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Agency: Anson McCade
Contact: Paul Allen