Head of Software Engineering

Location Greater London
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £200,000 Up To
Contact name: Chris

Contact email: chris@wearetechheads.co.uk
Job ref: TH-AR025
Published: 15 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Up To 200k – Office Based in London -Highly regulated multi-lateral trading facility operating a trading platform that is creating the bridge between institutional banking and finance 3.0

As Head of Software Engineering you will be working on cutting edge greenfield solutions and overseeing the three team leads of the different business unit areas: The digital asset trading platform, the order management system and the desktop software terminal that provides real time crypto pricing data. The best bit? The culture is entirely a flat structure where you will be liaising directly with the CTO and other senior stakeholders and your ideas and decisions will actually be valued and closely listened to, as opposed to just being told what to build.

This opportunity offers…

  • Fantastic Bonus Structure

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Private Dental Insurance

  • Company Pension

  • 25 days holiday that increase up to 30 with years of service

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Managing the core team of developers

  • Setting/enforcing/managing best practices and standards that embed a delivery mentally

  • Running a secure software development lifecycle

  • Being responsible for code quality

  • Capacity and velocity management – telling the product team how much “work” they can push into the development team

  • Liaising with product to ensure they are aware of any technical requirements that need resource budgeting for (technical debt)

  • Hiring/firing/coaching/training

  • Evaluating and championing new development technologies and technical strategies

Applicants must be a natural polyglot and have a strong development background, be very ambitious, motivated and have substantial experience as a subject matter expert within the capital markets area, understanding the full capital markets lifecycle of multiple asset classes with exposure to WEB3 and Crypto.

If you are a Head of Software Engineering and this role is of interest please apply to this advert and one of our consultants will be in touch within 24 hours if your CV is relevant.

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