Head of Engineering

Belfast, County Antrim
£70000 - £80000 per annum

Head of Engineering

Belfast - 3 days WFH/week

Up to £80,000 + Shares

I am currently working with a client who's Head of Engineering has decided to step down after 8 happy years, and they are now looking for a replacement. My client currently employs around 20 people, 9 of those making up the development team comprised of data scientists, backend, frontend and full-stack engineers. This is a great opportunity to join a company just as they are transitioning to a product-focussed company, where you will be sat in the Senior Management team, reporting directly to the CTO and actively contributing to the future success of the company.

THE COMPANY:

Largely known for being specialists in data integrations, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, analytics and visualisations, my client is now transitioning into a product-led company with the rollout of their new product. This product uses AI, Deep Learning, and advanced visualisation to analyse large volumes of data to enable users to respond to their business challenges more effectively.

THE ROLE:

Your role working as the Head of Engineering will involve:

  • Building and leading a team of software engineers, data scientists, and data engineers
  • Providing day-to-day management and support of the tech leads
  • Working directly beneath the CTO, contributing to technical product architecture and delivery
  • Creating a positive culture where the engineers are producing their best work
  • Being heavily involved in all technical decisions, from high level discussions to code reviews
  • Advising and guiding technical choices across the entire organisation
  • Guiding the team to build software according to best practices
  • Creating a culture of problem solvers that are eager to take on new challenges
  • Speaking with all team members at all levels regularly to assess performance and guide direction

YOUR SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

What your role as a Head of Engineering will require:

  • Previous commercial leading and helping grow software teams
  • Previous hands-on experience as a software engineer, preferably in Python
  • Experience applying modern software engineering practices to you work, including cloud native architectures, CI/CD, automated testing
  • Experience leading and mentoring engineers
  • Experience working for a product-led company
  • Experience improving the quality and speed of delivery in an organisation
  • Able to communicate clearly verbally and in written communication

THE BENEFITS:

The salary for your role as a Head of Engineering is up to £80,000.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please register your interest by sending your CV to Jessica Boss via the Apply link on this page.

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