Head of Software Engineering

I’m keen to speak to software engineering professionals who would be excited by the opportunity to head up multiple software engineering teams, delivering a world-class data and analytics product.

 Reporting directly to the CTO, I’m looking for an emotionally-intelligent leader who is also technically brilliant.

This is a brand-new role, and an exceptional opportunity to help grow one of the North’s best companies.

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 Head of Software Engineering Role

  • You’ll be heading up several cross-functional engineering teams

  • You’ll be responsible for the delivery of the technology roadmap

  • You’ll be excited by the challenge of helping shape a growing company, as part of the SLT

  • You’ll be a brilliant leader – emotionally intelligent and have ‘been there, done that, bought the T-shirt’ technically

  • You’ll be passionate about technology as a whole, and be able to help devise the right solution at the right time, choosing the most appropriate technical stack

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

  • 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 Software Engineering Requirements

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

  • Technically astute, strong experience in delivering a range of software products and/or projects on time and on budget

  • Emotionally intelligent and know how to get the best out of individuals, as well as deliver structured performance plans

  • Able to build highly performing technical teams

  • Broad knowledge of a range of technologies and the insight to set the right strategy

  • Well-suited to a growing company – understands the challenges of scaling, the importance of flexibility and the thrill of effective collaboration

  • Ability to be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, and work collaboratively to evolve the strategy and growth of the company

  • An interest in data, analytics or business intelligence would be highly beneficial

The company

Based in Leeds City Centre, my client are a rapidly growing data and analytics specialist with a reputation for excellence.

They’re a close-working and collaborative team with a passion for the value data solutions can add.

On offer is a basic salary of £80-90,000 +  £10-15,000 bonus + pension + share options + 25 days’ holiday + Bank Holidays

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