6 months ago
A successful and profitable Venture Builder based in central London are in need of a Head of Engineering for one of their leading brands. This is very much a hands on software development role where increase leadership respsonsibilities for taking overall responsibility for all technology within this brand is expected - so it is a Head of Engineering rather than a Lead Developer role but you will still need to be strong with hands on full stack development.
You will be responsible for leading the migration of their backend tech stack, greenfield new feature development and complete greenfield build for sites for new markets in countries across Europe to begin with. All of technology will sit in the main London head office and no travel is required for the role. This is very much a hands on development role with most emphasis of your role focused in this area. But you will also be leading the and developing the development culture of the business (Agile mindset over process), creating medium and long term technical road maps, liaising with C-Suite on business direction, technical stratgey, mentoring and recruitment.
Must have skills and experience:
- Strong software development expertise in Open Source OOP languages
- Strong commercial experience with React js
- Full Stack experience
- Experience leading a team
- Potential to take on boarder broader leadership responsibilities and not just act as a lead developer
- Passionate about Agile practices
Bonus skills and experience:
- Any experience with Node.js would be a big bonus
- Any experience in e-commerce or directory web project build desirable
For immediate consideration please apply.
Please note that due to the high number of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted.