Head of Engineering

Remote - EMEA /
Technology – Engineering /
Full-time
Remote & still hiring during COVID-19

Our Vision

Our vision is to become the top of mind standard for managing a small business. We create a central access to all essential tools, entrepreneurs really need to unleash the full potential of their business.

Your Mission

Ready2Order is looking for a Head of Engineering who will be responsible for the implementation of software development best practice and the direct management of Software Developers. 
We are looking for someone with a strong background as a software developer and technical architect working in the fin-tech or e-commerce space who can demonstrate an ability to lead a diverse team of engineering staff and express complex solutions through effective presentation and hands-on demonstration.

Responsibilities:

    • Leadership of the Agile Software development processes from design, development, testing and deployment to ensure effective delivery;
    • Management of a diverse and distributed team of software Developers who are embedded in Agile Product Development teams;
    • Ownership of the coding community of practice to ensure standards are established, reviewed and maintained;
    • Overall management of the technical architecture and roadmap and alignment with business strategy;
    • Advice on the selection of new technology, frameworks, platforms and tools to support the team.

Competencies:

    • You bring more than 10 years of work experience in software development with over 2 years of managing teams of software engineers;
    • Excellent practical experience in either PHP or Javascript;
    • Strong understanding of Agile Development Methodologies;
    • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Ability to self-organise with keen attention to detail;
    • Strong people management skills, including the ability to coach and mentor engineers and team leaders of all skill levels;
    • Track record of cultural leadership that positively impacts and inspires others.

Desired competencies:

    • Experience working with EPOS, payment or financial services;
    • Knowledge of Scaling Agile Product development teams with frameworks like LeSS;
    • Experience of managing distributed team
Additional information

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