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Head of Engineering

Job Title: Head of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus + Equity
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RM/HOE/LON_1506586817
Contact Name: Richard McDonnell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

Focus Points:

Current Tech Environment:

  • Alongside the CTO, ensure that the current tech strategy is conducive to key programme deliverables.
  • Be mindful of expenditure on the tech environment.
  • Keeping the environment as Agile as possible, introducing new tooling where applicable and monitoring the speed and quality of delivery.
  • Drive the profile of the "tech hub" and make a name in the industry.


  • Recognise and rationalise opportunities in emerging technologies that help efficiency and improve the digital offering.
  • Ensure that all members of the wider tech team are briefed on the tech strategy and how this may change the overall tech environment.


  • Build rapport and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Attract the best talent to drive forward the tech offering.
  • Guide and mentor incumbent members of all cross-functional teams and take care to be conscious of having everyone working towards a common goal.
  • Direct guidance across outlined areas in the proposed strategy i.e. SDLC, timelines, sprints etc.

The Ideal Profile:

  • Experience with a variety of tech solutions with an in-depth knowledge of multiple development methodologies.
  • Passionate about promoting a business through its technical offering to the wider community.
  • Broad knowledge of the enterprise world and understanding of different stakeholder needs.
  • Make educated decisions when there may be time constraints in place, real-world thinking on your feet.
  • A proven track record of driving commercial success through the continued development of product architecture and infrastructure providing industry leading technology and business solutions.
  • Proven experience of business strategy as well as tech strategy.
  • Prior experience developing a successful, enterprise multi-tenant SaaS or information services products.

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