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Director of Engineering, Remote Digital/Outsourcing

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Posted a month ago Worldwide £120k - 140k (British Pound)
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Job Description

Director of Engineering, Remote - (Digital/Outsourcing) - Remote/UK

£120 to £140k basic + bonus + stock options

The Company:

My client, a digital start-up AI Software Builder, that specialises in building, maintaining, and running bespoke software for their customers, making it faster, more accessible, and less expensive for everyone to bring their ideas to life, and they recently hit 250 employees globally.

The Role:

They are looking for a razor-sharp VP/Director of Engineering who can teach them a thing or two and who is a multi-sector professional with experience working in the UK and South Asia within Professional Services, Finance, Banking and/or Media Publishing.

The ideal candidate must be a master of their domain in cloud-based DevOps and a rare mix of intelligence, integrity, domain knowledge, verbal agility, and diplomacy which allows you to rapidly earn the trust of technically astute engineers and product astute product management leaders.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Maintain maximum potential in areas of scale, security, fiscal efficiency and fault tolerance.
  • Manage the engineering department and team leaders.
  • Progress and continues improvement of the quality of the deliverables for the engineering team
  • Everything from authentication to authorization service to programmatic cross-cloud resource initiation, orchestration and continuity.
  • Bring modern development practices.
  • Provide leadership for a group of DevOps engineer
  • Build both, an organization and DevOps vision, nearly from the ground up.

Skills & Requirements (You don't need to tick all to apply) :

  • Strong technical leadership experience in globally geo distributed environments
  • Deep understanding of technology landscape
  • 12 plus years solid experience in Internet Infrastructure, including at least 4-5 years in cloud based DevOps environment
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience managing large, fast-paced and dynamic DevOps engineering teams
  • A proven track record of managing successful high-capacity, large-scale, internet-based product platforms/architectures
  • Capable of technical deep-dives, networking, cloud services, yet verbally and cognitively agile enough to hold their own in a strategy discussion with senior technical or executive leadership
  • Comfortable recruiting and leading technical leads and a global team of very bright, experienced engineers capable of working on projects and at scale unlike any other they've encountered
  • Very experienced with Agile / Scrum methodologies
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and oral
  • Expert understanding of Engineering, DevOps and cloud computing fundamentals
  • Expert understanding of AWS services
  • Strong automation and CI / CD experience
  • Strong infrastructure security, AAA (authentication, authorization, and accounting) and secret management expertise
  • Solid experience with containerized applications/orchestration and serverless functions
  • Experience in high SLA environment

Please only apply for this role if you are craving rapid growth, able to create a path in unchartered territory, and comfortable with trying, failing, and course-correcting fast.

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