• Lieu: Manchester, England
  • Salaire: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus,Pension,Holidays,Discount
  • Technologie: .NET Jobs
  • Type de contrat: Permanent
  • Date de publication: 15th Jul, 2021
  • Référence: 1597

Director of Engineering

Fully remote UK - Interviewing ASAP

The company:

We're building the next generation of capabilities that powers our merchant-first ecosystem. We believe that focused and empowered teams can do great things. You'll find that we're a curious, driven, and pragmatic bunch who believe in outcomes over outputs, and we're looking for like-minded individuals to join us on our journey.

The Role:

Unique opportunity to establish an engineering organization with the oversight to design, implement, and lead.

As Director of Engineering, you'll work closely with our leadership team to build a world-class engineering group. You'll be a 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.

Your leadership will be instrumental in driving organizational change as we move the team to a more agile development framework that enables faster time to value across our product portfolio.


  • Mentor, develop, and retain top-notch engineering talent.

  • Create effective software development teams

  • 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 problems as needed.

  • Support the product team and planning process to deliver great products and ensure all deadlines and needs of the business are being met.

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

  • Help engineers grow in their career paths, learning new technologies, and tackling increasingly challenging projects.

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

  • Able to coordinate the development of cross-team features between engineering teams, product managers and our technical operations team.


  • Experience in software development management.

  • A 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.

  • Excellent communication skills, able to listen to and share ideas, effectively present concepts, and work with remote teams.

Get in touch today: m.ford@nigelfrank.com & 0191 500 8478

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