Head of Development / Engineering - Central London

Head of Development / Engineering - Central London

Job Title: Head of Development / Engineering - Central London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: £100,000 - £120,000
Reference: 2858
Contact Name: Shaun Connor
Job Published: May 24, 2018 18:11

Job Description

Head of Development / Head of Engineering – Product company – Salary between £100,000 -£120,000 + Outstanding benefits Package

Amicus recruitment are proud to be working alongside a leading Product based business in Central London who are on the market looking for a Head of Development / Engineering. The company were only established five years ago but continue to go from strength to strength and need a real strong leader to help restructure their technology team. The role currently will report into the CTO, but as the company grows overseas, there is a huge chance to further develop your career.

The candidate will be responsible for leading and scaling a technical team, there are currently 30 in the team, but it is likely to rise to 40/50 over the next 12 months. You will be in charge of developing members within the team as well as ensuring their ever-growing project pipeline is delivered to the highest quality. You will be responsible for the people manging side of the team, conducting appraisals, looking at salary reviews etc. The client is extremely open as to the background of the individual, they must however be a real advocate of Test driven Development.

As the Head of Engineering you will have the chance to stamp your own authority on the technical team. If you feel like the technical direction needs changing or restructuring, you will have the autonomy to do so. You must have the skills and experience in the following:

  • Managing a technical team at a scaling start up
  • Experience in both frontend and backend technologies, JavaScript, React, Ruby, Python – Would look at C# or Java
  • Able to Lead diverse team
  • Have experience leading and delivering complex projects
  • Experience working with Web API, Integrations etc
  • TDD

If you want to work for a fast-growing SME, who have a fantastic engineering culture and grow your career with a leading business, please email the latest copy of your CV to be considered.