• Location: Scotland
  • Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
  • Technology: C# Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 8th Feb, 2021
  • Reference: DoE3843JFI

Director of Engineering - Fully Remote


Salary up to £85k


Looking for a unique opportunity to help establish an Engineering organisation with the oversight to design, implement, and lead a group responsible for delivering on growth and industry-changing strategic objectives?


As Director of Engineering, you'll work closely with the leadership team to build a world-class engineering group. You'll be a "player-coach," focused on attracting and developing engineering talent, but also staying hands-on in the technology to oversee the development of an outstanding product and customer experience.


The successful candidate will be a seasoned technology executive able to lead engineering teams delivering solutions in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You'll have a proven track record building platforms and scaling engineering organisations while executing critical programs.


Duties and Responsibilities



  • Hire, mentor, develop, and retain top-notch engineering talent.

  • Create effective full-stack software development teams focused on the nimble delivery of value for our customers.

  • Inspired by industry best practices and sound principals, drive constant innovation through Architecture, Database, Engineering, and DevOps teams.

  • Collaborate closely with the executive team as well as cross-functional teams to deliver great products and solve customer problems as needed.

  • Maintain and improve agile processes collaboratively with the teams, and enable new development techniques or methods to reduce complexity, promote quality, and increase velocity.

  • Drive efficiency in your teams by eliminating blocks and focusing efforts on tooling, continuous integration/delivery, and maintainable automation testing.

  • Foster a culture of operational excellence in your teams through real-time monitoring and alerting.


Qualifications



  • An interest in making an impact on the way money moves between people globally.

  • 5+ years of experience in software development management.

  • 1+ years as a Director of Engineering or above whose span of control is at or above 10 engineers.

  • A strong background in object-oriented programming in a language such as Java, C#, Objective-C or C++.

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML / XSLT, SQL, database design, message-oriented-middleware, caching, and systems integration.

  • Hands on experience resolving performance and scalability issues of SaaS-based applications.

  • Experience with designing, building, and deploying secure, scalable services in the SaaS environments.

  • Strong fluency in Agile software practices.

  • Tolerant of high degrees of ambiguity, and good at resolving uncertainty and setting direction. Willing to backtrack, seek multiple solutions, and experiment to validate approaches.

  • Contributed to the establishment of Software Configuration Management practices.

  • Establishment and management of DevOps teams.


Contact o.king@nigelfrank.com or call 0191 814 7785 for more information.