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Head of Technology

Job Title: Head of Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum
REF: 16011/001_1571057955
Contact Name: Kieron Holmshaw
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Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

I am working with a FTSE 250 company in the construction industry that are looking to set up a new digital division within the business focussing on all things Digital to find them a Head of Technology - who will form part of the founding leadership team that will consist of a Head of Products, Head of Design, Operations Lead, Finance Director and a Customer Engagement Lead. This role reports into the Chief Digital Officer and will directly line manage an Engineering Lead and a DevOps Technical Lead, who each oversee a team of Developers, Data Scientists and Data Engineers.

The Head of Technology owns the overall architectural decisions for the team and is the visionary force behind the technical solution. You will value simplicity and be unafraid to challenge technical constraints and procedures to achieve an Agile design. The aim is to create a modular and scalable solution that is based on modern coding practices, continuous integration and automated deployment. In order to do this you will have the following experience: -

  1. Be hands on and engage in coding to help the team develop the solution and solve all surfacing problems at hand.

  2. Have extensive experience in designing and delivering elastic cloud-native solutions.

  3. Be a seasoned technical lead with deep insight into the newest technologies and trends including the AWS ecosystem and open source tech stacks.

  4. Be familiar with production in Cloud / DevOps environments.

  5. Understanding of robust CI/CD pipelines, incorporating all methods of quality assurance.

This is a genuinely green-field opportunity and one with endless opportunity for growth. In terms of salary, they aren't limiting themselves to a budget at this stage and want to pay the right money, for the right experience so they are genuinely flexible in this regard.

Please send your CV by way of application for this role or if you would like to find out more before applying, please contact me on 0114 384 0730 for a confidential discussion.