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VP of Engineering

Job Title: VP of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14297/A/JR/140420_1586877689
Contact Name: Open Source Team
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

VP of Engineering (Go Node.js Ruby APIs). Would you like the opportunity to lead a highly successful, Agile team who are responsible for creating critical infrastructure that is currently pushing the boundaries of software development?

One of the largest data-streaming companies in the world is seeking an accomplished VP of Engineering to empower a team responsible for their core services, including global infrastructure that is shaping the future of the internet. They are looking for an inspiring, impactful leader who can recruit and embolden a team of developers in a competitive technological landscape.

As the VP of Engineering, you'll collaborate with the CTO in designing and architecting the infrastructure, services and client software, working closely with the Heads of Product and Developer Relations to formulate a technology roadmap - where you will take ownership of all aspects of the delivery of the core service.

In this VP of Engineering position you'll play a critical role building, leading and developing the engineering team, where you'll call upon your depth of technical experience to lead by example; defining and promoting the application of the development processes and all supporting resources and infrastructure, to ensure the highest quality output possible.

This is a high-visibility, high-impact role where you'll have critical involvement in the direction and strategy of the growing technology space at this pioneering technology company.

*You have recent, deep and relevant technical experience with distributed, fault-tolerant systems, cloud native architectures, infrastructure and real-time technology
*You're highly proficient in dynamic and statically typed languages (ideally with Go, Node.js, Elixir / Ruby)
*You are a positive, impactful leader and have proven experience building and managing high-performance teams
*You're degree educated (2.1 or above, BSc / MSc / PhD) from a reputable university
*You're a passionate technologist who has a track record of technical innovation and process-based execution
*Desirable: you're an active open source contributor

As the VP of Engineering you will earn a highly competitive salary (to £130k) plus a huge range of benefits, including health insurance, gym membership, regular company away days, a healthy holiday allowance and more. The company places high value on employee freedom and responsibility, and flexible work hours.

If you are interested in accelerating your career as a VP of Engineering (Go Node.js Ruby APIs) apply now or call today for a confidential discussion about the role.