Jun 6, 2023

Head of Engineering


Head of Engineering
Permanent Position
Hybrid Working

Are you a problem-solving whizz? Do you love to tinker with technology? Are you the sort of person who makes technology sing?

This business creates technology that makes our world safer. We want you to lead our engineering team.

About the Role

We're on the hunt for a Head of Engineering. Who's ready to tackle complex problems and guide a team of about 50 engineers? You won't only be a boss; you'll be a mentor, a guide, a problem solver, and a navigator of a fast-paced, growing business.

You'll need to understand at least one area: software, systems, or networks. Your main focus? Engineering leadership and setting the right direction.

Your Mission

As a Head of Engineering, you'll wear many hats. Here's a taste of what you'll be doing:

  1. Technical Leadership: Guide and mentor a team of engineers.
  2. Growing the Team: Help the engineering team grow and meet their business demands.
  3. Quality Assurance: Ensure the technical work delivered is top-notch.
  4. Process Improvement: Find ways to make the engineering team more efficient and effective. Streamline their work!
  5. Culture Keeper: Foster a culture of quality, safety, and compliance. Keep their standards high and their regulations met!
  6. Technical Advisor: Use your tech know-how to offer advice and insights.

What's in it for You?
Work with an amazing team. Solve meaningful problems. They offer perks and benefits that support your health and financial well-being:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Life assurance
  • 5% matched pension
  • Salary sacrifice EV scheme
  • Healthcare cashback scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • LifeWorks EAP
  • Financial well-being platform and private financial coach
  • On-site gym
  • Food & drink provided in the office
  • Generous tech allowance for equipment
  • Individual L&D budget

About You 

We're looking for a strong, people-focused person. Before you hop on board, you should have:
- Experience in a technical leadership role
- A degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar field (a Master's degree would be a bonus!)
- Strong knowledge of engineering principles, best practices, and industry standards
- Proven experience in leading a team of engineers and fostering their growth
- Strong problem-solving skills, with a knack for innovative and practical solutions

Note: Due to the nature of their work, you need to have lived and worked in the UK for the last 5 years to get Government security clearance for this role. They support flexible working and are an inclusive, diverse employer.

So, if you're a tech guru with leadership skills and you're ready to solve problems that matter, apply today!

This is the first step to your exciting new chapter as a Head of Engineering!

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