Head of IT Engineering

Location: United Kingdom or US - Remote

Salary: £120,000 to £150,000

We are working with a successful and ambitious new-age technology company that has produced a suite of tech products for a broad and global client base spanning a wide range of industry sectors. This firm has strong financial backing and is at its next stage of growth.

Already a market leader in their area, this firm has ambitious growth plans led by a talented and visionary CTO whom you will work in partnership with to deliver a technical roadmap.

This role suits a cyber security-conscious technical leader who has experience in managing senior direct reports and other matrixed teams.
You will be DevSecOps conscious and be aware of technology trends and a wide array of projects.

Although this is not a hands-on technical role, the Head of IT Engineering will appreciate the development lifecycle, Kubernetes, and Cloud Native Technologies.

Key Responsibilities
Working with the Chief Technical Officer to deliver the technology roadmap to enable the firms’ expansion.
Lead a team of Managers and Technical Engineers providing support and leadership oversight to execute the firm’s vision.
Managing budgets, including taking responsibility for hiring direct reports and headcount growth.

Criteria
Must be both strategically and technically minded and suit a “Head of” who has come from a technical or analytical background.
Previous experience of managing or leading a technically minded firm.
The ability to inspire and motivate cultural change.
An understanding of DevSecOps processes
Knowledge of cloud native technologies, including containers and Kubernetes etc.

As well as a competitive salary, share options and strong company benefits, this role offers flexible working location including remote working.