Head of Development / Head of Engineering – Product company – £100,000 + Package

Head of Development / Head of Engineering – Product company – £100,000 + Package

Job Title: Head of Development / Head of Engineering – Product company – £100,000 + Package
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000
Reference: 9948
Contact Name: Shaun Connor
Job Published: June 21, 2019 11:48

Job Description

Head of Development / Head of Engineering – Product company – Salary between £90,000 -£100,000 + 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 Director of Development, but as the company grows overseas, there is a huge chance to further develop your career.

The candidate will be responsible for leading, coaching and developing 4 teams of developers. So, you will likely be managing an overall team of 20. You will oversee 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 – Previous experience of managing at least 10 developers
  • 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.