VP of Engineering

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  • Greater London
  • Permanent
  • Permanent IT
  • DWj7-14969705vp
  • 07/06/2024
VP of Engineering
London
120-160k Base + Great Benefits
  
Our firmly established and highly regarded client requires a VP of Engineering to be based in London. This is an amazing opportunity for the right candidate.
  
VP of Engineering requirements:   
  • Manage and scale the existing engineering team of 10 top-performing engineers, fostering a learning environment
  • Oversee product roadmap execution, from initial scoping and estimations to key development milestones
  • Design the structure of the engineering organisation for each stage of growth
  • Oversee hiring and onboarding of new team members, focusing on quality over quantity
  • Act as the voice of engineering across the company, ensuring alignment with business goals and adherence to best practices
  • Set the technical vision, working closely with the team on technical strategy
  • Collaborate with the leadership team, including the CEO and Head of Finance
  • Partner with the Product Lead and Customer Lead to understand customer usage and needs
VP of Engineering skills, experience, and traits:   
  • 4+ years of experience managing a high-performing engineering team, with proven coaching, mentoring, and leadership skills (B2B SaaS)
  • Experience in building and scaling exceptional engineering teams, including hiring and onboarding
  • Background as an engineering leader in high-calibre environments, preferably in tech start-ups or scale-ups
  • Proven track record as a senior individual contributor, with experience in building full-stack web applications using TypeScript and AWS
  • Experience in designing and implementing broad, complex, and secure systems that scale to tens of thousands of users
  • Ability to thrive in high-intensity environments, demonstrating accountability, steady leadership, and instilling confidence in teams and customers
  • Ambitious and committed to a successful career, willing to work hard and lead by example
  • Product-minded and business-minded, capable of linking engineering outcomes to business goals
The successful VP of Engineering can expect a negotiable package circa 120-160k with an additional and overly generous benefits package.
  
Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing, and IT recruitment services to the technology community throughout the UK, Europe, North America, and APAC.
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