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VP of Engineering

  • Shoreditch, London, UK
  • £ 125000-£ 150000 GBP
  • Job ID 39058240

Salary Type: Per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full time

Excellent opportunity for an experienced engineering leader to lead, manage and grow this multidiscipline technical team of highly capable engineers (Java/Go/Ruby/Python) as VP Engineering for this market leading real-time data streaming startup.

The current CTO is also one of the founders and as their job moves to be more commercial, they are looking for someone to take full ownership of the engineering side, there are 22 engineers and growing.

The ideal VP Engineering will come from a strong technical background and remain close to the technology themselves whilst also being heavily involved in architecture, design and strategy and having a strong understanding of product. You should have an excellent understanding of real-time data streaming and have working on low latency messaging in the past.

The successful VP Engineering will have strong experience and understanding of agile and devops cultures, following continuous deployment practices and TDD/BDD pragmatically. You should also have a strong understanding of infrastructure, although there is a Head of Infra who would report into this position.

Key Skills:
  • Distributed systems
  • Excellent understanding of complex real-time messaging systems
  • Microservices architecture, system design, technical strategy
  • Strong technical leadership and mentoring ability
  • Java/Go/Ruby/Python
  • Senior stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • AWS, Docker, DevOps

If you consider yourself an experienced technical leader looking for your next senior position as VP Engineering in a highly successful startup then please apply for this advert and we will be in touch with more detail.
Job expiration date 15 Nov 2019