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Director of Engineering

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    DOE + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Adrian Bednarz

  • Contact email:

    adrian@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH34228_1594384139

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    ClientDrop

Head Senior Appointments is proud to be partnering with an Edinburgh-based, award-winning enterprise software start-up in their search for a Director of Engineering. They are one of the fastest growing technology companies in Scotland utilising AI technology to enable people to manage complex projects at scale. Their intelligent planning platform assists professional services organisations to adapt and thrive. This is an organisation experiencing significant growth and is already forging strong market relationships.

As this organisation continues to go from strength to strength, they need a Director of Engineering to join their Senior Management team and own a mandate of building a world-class engineering and technical operation. The successful candidate will be a visible leader within the organisation, championing company values and demonstrating a high degree of adaptability. The role will cover a range of responsibilities from inputting into technology and wider business strategy, to diving into highly technical issues. There are a number of key projects for the new Director of Engineering to be involved in from day one, such as outlining a coherent approach to quality and testing as well as an ongoing cloud readiness project, so knowledge or expertise in these areas is highly desirable.

This is a varied, challenging and exciting role where a strong blend of both technology and leadership skills will play a key part in ensuring success in the role. A flexible and hands-on attitude is required as the organisation grows, you will need to be able to manage shifting priorities in a calm and proactive manner.

The company offers a vibrant, inclusive work environment and whilst the role is initially based remotely, as and when possible you would be based from their central Edinburgh premises.

If this role looks like a good match for your profile, please submit your CV and we can arrange a confidential discussion.