Head of Engineering

Head of Engineering

We’re delighted to be working in partnership with The Data Shed, the North’s most exciting Data and Analytics company, to source them a Head of Engineering.

Reporting to the CTO, you’ll play a key role in the strategy and delivery of exceptional data products.

This is a brand-new role, and an exceptional opportunity.

Adesse’s Director Claire Ackers talks to Data Shed’s CEO Anna Sutton about authenticity in leadership

Adesse’s Director Claire Ackers talks to Data Shed’s CEO Anna Sutton about authenticity in leadership

Head of Engineering Role

  • You’ll be joining the Senior Leadership Team, and playing a key role in the strategy and delivery of several cutting-edge products – there are ambitious plans to double revenue this year

  • You’ll be heading up several engineering teams, of talented individuals

  • You’ll deliver the recruitment strategy (there are a number of key hires on the cards)

  • Technically agnostic, you’ll be passionate about technology as a whole, and be able to help devise the right solution at the right time

  • You’ll enjoy being client-facing and be credible at every level

  • You’ll use your exceptional leadership skills to inspire, motivate and cajole as appropriate

  • You’ll be part of the Leeds tech community and keen to contribute

  • You’ll embrace the company culture and live the values

Head of Engineering Requirements

  • Proven track record in a similar role, leading cross-functional, talented engineering teams

  • Broad technology background, you’ll be agnostic and have the breadth of knowledge to set the right tech strategy

  • You’ll be a values-led individual: honest, open, quality-driven (to name a few!)

  • A true leader, you’ll be emotionally intelligent and know how to get the best out of individuals

  • First rate communication skills – able to build relationships with extremely technical people, non-technical people, and customers at every level

The company

Based in Leeds City Centre, the Data Shed are a rapidly growing data specialist focused on creating simple, innovative tools to solve the data problems of businesses all around the world.

They’re a close-working and collaborative team with a passion for data.

On offer is a basic salary of c.£85,000 + pension + share options + bonus of £10-15,000 + 25 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays

Head of Engineering role

For a confidential chat about this exclusive opportunity, speak with Claire Ackers on 0113 3609700 or send your CV to hello@adessesearch.com and we’ll be in touch

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