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Head of Engineering

Job title Head of Engineering
Location Manchester
Reference: 2605
Contact name: Joe Yakiah
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Published: January 4, 2022 11:10

Job Description

Head of Engineering - Scala / Akka

up to £120k + Bonus

We are currently looking for a Head of engineering to join one of our clients in the Fintech industry. They are a business providing innovative consumer credit solutions for retailers. They have a massive focus on customer centricity with a passion to create a market-leading experience for customers and retailers. Using cutting-edge technology to create market-leading solutions for leading banks and retailers worldwide.

The Role

As the team is growing significantly currently, they need a Head of Engineering who can come on board and provide great leadership and direction to the team. They are currently a team of 10 engineers but this will be growing throughout the year and you will be a part of hiring for your team.

The role will be a 50/50 split of hands-on coding in Scala and management. You will have total autonomy so being able to work on your own initiative is a must. You will be responsible for architectural decisions, Quality assurance, team management, and working alongside the CTO.

Experience required

  • Previous lead or managerial experience
  • Mentoring experience
  • Experience with Scala, AKKA, AWS
  • Work on own initiative
  • Make important business decisions
  • Great communication skills


  • The opportunity to progress to CTO level
  • Remote working with travel to the Manchester office around once a week
  • Full autonomy
  • Be a part of growing your team

If you're a talented Head of Engineer looking for your next move, please apply or reach out to me directly