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Director of Product Engineering

  • Location:

    London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Senior / Executive

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Jamie Burley

  • Job ref:

    87550

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-04

The role:

My client is a leading mobile app/technology business looking to hire a Director of Product Engineering to oversee their growing Engineering, Product, Design and Testing departments. You will  be a key member of the management team which means you’ll provide leadership and direction, whilst at the same time, being hands on across a variety of initiatives for different products.

What you need:

  • Experience building and developing high-performing teams
  • A background in providing strong technical and  leadership and direction for Engineers
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, product-centric start-up or scale-up environment
  • Strong background working in cloud-based architecture, infrastructure, DevOps and knowledgeable/hands on experience in both front-end and back-end engineering projects
  • A background in working with product managers and agile teams
  • Very strong problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot / diagnose complex issues.

It would be great if you have:

  • Experience working with cross-functional stakeholders and leaders in diagnosing issues, prioritising work, managing expectations and working on feature roll-out plans
  • Worked as part of a management team in the past and can contribute to the commercial, strategic and people plans
  • Experience in B2C, app-first, subscription or member-based industries are a significant advantage