Head of Engineering

Jefferson Frank Published: June 13, 2024
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Job Title : Head of Engineering - Financial Services (AWS)

Location : Newcastle, UK

Company Overview : Join a rapidly growing financial services firm in Leeds, UK, at the forefront of innovation with a focus on AWS technology solutions.

Role Overview : We're seeking a strategic Head of Engineering to lead AWS initiatives, shaping the firm's technology roadmap and championing serverless architecture in our scale-up environment.

Past experience in start-ups with under 100 heads is essential for success in this role.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Develop and execute AWS infrastructure strategy, emphasizing serverless solutions to accommodate our scaling needs.
  • Lead engineering team, driving innovation in AWS services and serverless computing to meet the demands of our growing business.
  • Define and implement scalable, secure, and resilient AWS architectures tailored to our scale-up environment.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams on serverless projects, ensuring alignment with our growth objectives.
  • Stay updated on AWS trends and best practices, particularly in serverless computing, to continuously optimize our technology stack.

Qualifications :

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Extensive software engineering experience, with a focus on AWS technologies and scaling environments.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven expertise in serverless architecture, particularly in a scale-up context.
  • Past experience in start-ups with under 200 employees, demonstrating the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to articulate complex technical concepts clearly and adapt to the evolving needs of a growing organization.
  • Relevant AWS certifications preferred.

Why Join Us :

  • Lead AWS strategy for a dynamic financial firm, navigating the challenges and opportunities of scaling up.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • Vibrant Leeds location, with easy access to transportation and amenities, in a supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the future of financial services through innovative AWS technology solutions.

How to Apply : Submit your CV highlighting your experience with AWS technologies, serverless architecture, scaling environments, and past experience in start-ups with under 100 employees.


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