Head of Engineering- Scala

Head of Engineering- Scala

Job Title: Head of Engineering- Scala
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £120,000- 150,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Head of Engineering
Contact Name: Ryan adams
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2016 14:17

Job Description

The Company-

Signify Technology are working with an innovative fast growth Tech start up based in London. The company are a property tech startup who have grown aggressively over the past 2 years. They are seeking a Head of engineering to lead their tech team of Scala developers who are building an innovative cloud based platform for the property market.


The project-

You will lead, manage, and inspire the engineering team to develop a next-generation cloud based platform for the property market built in Scala. You will report directly to the Founder and help the team fulfill technical, operational, and business requirements. You will guide architecture and delivery of software products/platforms. The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering great consumer software products.

Help build and lead great software teams to deliver world-class products.

Engage and manage a team of software engineers (Scala)

Drive an excellent customer experience, continually raising the bar on functionality, usability, and simplicity.

Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and process for regular assessment and improvement

Establish a solid project framework and excellent development processes.

Provide technical leadership and guidance to both your team members and your project peers.

Set clear expectations and create a positive work environment based on accountability, in collaboration with the engineering and management teams

Have a passionate drive for the mission of this teach start up

Passionate about Scala


Skill set-

BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field

Experience architecting, developing, and launching software products

Experience managing successful large engineering teams

Experience working on scalable platform

High proficiency and technical leadership in Scala/ Java and other functional programming languages

Deep understanding of how culture and team dynamics create exceptional teams

Ability to work in a fast-paced start-up environment

Ability to create a product/platform from the ground up

Passionate and collaborative

Winning mentally