Head of Software Engineering
Location: London, United Kingdom
I am working with a leading financial technology company dedicated to revolutionizing the way people manage and interact with their finances. With a focus on innovation, cutting-edge technology, and a commitment to delivering exceptional user experiences, we are at the forefront of shaping the future of the financial industry.
We are seeking a highly skilled and visionary Head of Software Engineering to lead our dynamic software development team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successfully managing and delivering complex software projects. As the Head of Software Engineering, you will play a crucial role in driving innovation, implementing best practices, and ensuring the highest quality of software solutions.
- Provide strategic leadership to the software engineering team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excellence.
- Develop and execute a clear vision for the software engineering department aligned with the company's overall goals.
- Team Management:
- Recruit, mentor, and manage a high-performing team of software engineers.
- Foster a culture of continuous learning, growth, and accountability within the engineering team.
- Project Management:
- Oversee the end-to-end software development lifecycle, ensuring timely and high-quality delivery of projects.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.
- Technology Leadership:
- Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies and guide the team in adopting best practices.
- Drive the development and implementation of scalable and secure software solutions.
- Quality Assurance:
- Implement and enforce best practices in code quality, testing, and deployment processes.
- Ensure the delivery of robust, reliable, and maintainable software applications.
To be considered you will need:
- Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field.
- Proven experience as a software engineering leader.
- Strong technical background with expertise in modern software development practices.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Experience with agile methodologies and project management tools.
- Familiarity with financial technologies, banking systems, and security standards is advantageous.
In return the successful candidate can expect a competitive salary based on experience £110-130k depending upon experience. Alongside this the benefits package includes pension, private medical, dental and 25 days holiday.
This company can offer flexible work hours and remote work options.
If you are passionate about leveraging your expertise, then please apply now and join us on our mission to transform the future of finance through innovative software solutions!
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