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Head of Engineering – London

Exciting Start-Up

London

Posted 2 Mths Ago

A lively new start-up within the entertainment/talent industry are looking for a Head of Engineering to steer them through the exciting upcoming period of growth. As musicians, entertainers and global talents take advantage of more commercial revenue streams, you will help build out the flagship product to help them engage with their audience, offer information on tour/gig dates, merchandise, meet & greets, links to social media and much more. With partnerships already established with world-leading entertainment agencies and music labels, distribution of the product is guaranteed.

The tech stack used is Node.js, React.js, Typescript and AWS.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Engineering team
  • Using your experience to mentor and nurture members of the engineering team regardless of whether they’re a future lead engineer or an expert individual contributor
  • Own the product/architecture strategy
  • Ensuring the execution of the product roadmap is both rapid and agile

Requirements:

  • Relevant degree (Computer Science, Maths, Physics, etc.) from a top-tier university
  • 6+ years of professional experience
  • Experience both leading and building out engineering teams
  • Strong cloud experience
  • Strong systems design skills
  • Experience of writing test code and a history of ensuring CI best practices in previous roles

Desirable:

  • Early-stage start-up experience
  • Previous experience working with Live/On-Demand streaming video
  • Exposure to backend, iOS, web and Android services

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • 28 days’ holiday
  • Flexible hours/remote working options
  • Share options