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Head of Engineering

Job Title: Head of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Salary: Circa $180,000- $220,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Jason Rumney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

A global technology provider based in New York who are building a predictive analytics tool for Fortune 500 companies.

Due to their expansion, a hands-on Head of Engineering who has the capabilities to own the engineering roadmap to deliver the best in breed SaaS applications is required to start ASAP.

Your role will include:

  • Building and Managing the entire engineering organization: setting milestones, planning, hiring, etc.
  • Work with the company leaders and team to define engineering architecture and roadmap and track metrics of success
  • Building a continued understanding of the business and industry learning from our team, customers, and industry.
  • Owning the execution of all engineering across many multidisciplinary teams
  • Establishing processes to create an agile and motivated team
  • 10+ years experience with progressive engineering teams with at least 5 years in a senior leadership position
  • Experience leading small engineering teams of 2-10 people in a startup environment (both onsite and offshore engineers)
  • Track record of building highly complex engineered SaaS applications
  • Expert level proficiency with at least one programming language (don’t need all!): Python, Java, C#, JavaScript, Node.JS)
  • Demonstrated ability to build and scale world-class engineering organizations
  • Able to manage many simultaneous projects across teams
  • Experienced with agile and similar development methodologies
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Degree in computer science