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Head of Software Engineering - Premier AdTech Firm

Posted 23/11/2023




IT & Digital

Job Description

Engineering Leadership Role in Premier AdTech Firm

Overview: I am representing a distinguished client in the AdTech sector, renowned for their innovative approach to outdoor advertising. As a company that's redefining the landscape of their industry, they are looking for a visionary Head of Engineering to lead their technical endeavours.

The Opportunity: In this leadership position, you will be at the forefront of orchestrating the engineering team's efforts, balancing in-house talent with external engineering resources. Your role will be instrumental in guiding technological strategies, overseeing the budget, and aligning tech investments with the company's forward-looking vision.

Tools/Technologies: The main technology stack for this role is modern Java, their application is hosted in AWS, on the frontend React and Angular is utilised, and there would also be some elements of Python. It is worth noting that an understanding of object oriented programming is essential for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearheading the development and rollout of large-scale software solutions, especially in the SaaS arena.
  • Leading and mentoring engineering teams, championing Agile and Extreme Programming methodologies.
  • Striking an optimal balance between procedural efficiency, delivery speed, and delivering tangible business value.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Track record of leading successful product development, particularly in mature and emerging products.
  • Experience in managing engineering teams, ideally up to 10 members.
  • Proficiency in diverse architectural frameworks.

Your Role: Your day-to-day will involve:

  • Steering key engineering processes, from planning to execution.
  • Collaborating with technical and product teams to ensure flawless product functionality.
  • Driving the company's technical strategy in sync with business objectives.

Why Choose This Role: This is a chance to be a pivotal figure in an AdTech leader's growth journey, shaping full-stack development processes and contributing significantly to the company's strategic direction.

Benefits To Consider:

  • £110,000-£120,000 Salary
  • Medical, Health and Dental Cover
  • 5% matched pension
  • £100 professional development fund
  • 32 days holiday
  • Birthday off
  • Work from anywhere
  • Holiday trading
  • Early Friday Finish
  • 'School's out' core working hours model for parents during holidays
  • & EVEN MORE.

As an equal opportunity employer, my client is deeply committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work space, mirroring the multifaceted nature of the markets they engage with.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Jack Tyrrell, Specialist Recruitment Consultant at MCS Group 02038548637 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit www.mcsgroup.jobs to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us 028 9023 5456 .

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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