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Head of Software Engineering

City, Edinburgh
£100,000 to £115,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
Head of Software Engineering Senior (7+ years commercial experience) Reporting to CTO Direct reports Engineering Managers Category salary range £115,000 + pension scheme and bonuses + relocation Location Edinburgh Overview of the role Our client is an acknowledged leader in software for Maritime Unmanned and Uncrewed Systems. As Head of Engineering, you will have overall responsibility and accountability for the Engineering function. You will work closely with the Senior Management Team to implement the company vision and strategy and lead the engineer project teams to deliver solutions to worldwide customers. Your focus will be on providing an environment where software engineers can thrive and consistently produce timely and robust systems and solutions. You will have many years experience of managing successful software engineering teams. Job responsibilities Lead the Engineering Management team to deliver technologically advanced critical technology solutions to our customers Work with the Engineering Managers in the management and execution of projects against commitments and report progress to Senior Management Collaborate with teams across the company to identify and implement process improvements and lead the management of the Software Quality Assurance process Play a leading role in recruitment activities to ensure team consistency and efficiency Oversee deployment of team resources for optimal resource allocation Provide leadership and mentorship to a team of Engineering Managers Lead the Engineering Department s staff development and engineering management programs Maintain and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders Keeping up to date with new software technologies, methodologies and processes, and ensuring good alignment with the Operations and Quality Assurance management teams. ey skills and requirements Essential 1.Graduated with a BSc, MSc or PhD in Software Engineering or a similar numerical degree (2:1 or above) 2.7+ years commercial engineering experience at a senior level 3.Demonstrable leadership and coaching of engineers and teams 4.Demonstrable experience managing teams of software engineers, within a software engineering environment 5.Demonstrable experience managing projects 6.Strong numerical and mathematical skills 7.Able to push for performance and completion of tasks 8.Strong collaboration and influencing skills
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  • Job Reference: 710442750-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ntrinsic
  • Location: City, Edinburgh
  • Salary: £100,000 to £115,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus, Penson, Life/Health
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent