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Head of Software Engineering

MBR Partners
Advertiser
MBR Partners
Location
London
Rate
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The Engineering Lead will provide technical leadership in all activities related to the delivery of the company’s software products and solutions - from architecture, development, releases, integrations, quality assurance, and support. You will report to the CTO, who is moving away from day-to-day software team management.
What you’ll be doing

Manage day-to-day operations of the software development team, upholding sprint velocity and working closely with individual developers where needed to unblock issues
Co-develop & maintain the technical roadmap, consistent with the product roadmap
Balance the demands of new development (release content, quality, and desired release dates) alongside maintenance of existing systems (tech debt, dependencies, vulnerabilities, and architecture evolution)
Explore solution spaces for new projects, including scoping development work and evaluating potential vendors for “build-vs-buy” decisions
Manage the technical aspect of relationships with third-party suppliers, as well as offshoring partners and contractors






Requirements


A track record of leading a high-performing software product development team
Technical skills related to the role, including Python, no-SQL, JavaScript, and DevOps (K8S & CI/CD) on GCP
Keeps up to date with relevant technical knowledge, best-practices, skills and industry trends
Effective manager of people, experience of hiring great talent, and fosters continuous development of team members
Have a good “ground game” – you’re capable of dropping into the details and making things happen at a low level
Experience working in an agile, fast-paced, and innovative environment
A bachelor's degree or above in a highly quantitative discipline






Benefits


Salary in the range of £90,000 to £120,000
Share option package
DC Pension Plan
25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and your birthday
A home office budget to get you set-up while working remotely
Training budget to support development in your role






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