Head of Engineering

Job title: Head of Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Expertise: Executive Management Software Development
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ireland
Job published: 15/11/2021
Job ID: 40236773

Job Description

A very exciting opportunity to work within a medium-sized Irish creative digital agency providing reputable clients digital transformations and long-lasting professional relationships. They are looking for a Head of Engineering to join their team in their Dublin City Centre office.

The Head of Engineering  will be leading a team of 15 to 20 Front-end and Back-end Engineers and have the privilege of helping shape the team's strategy, by both managing and mentoring the engineering team and helping build better collaboration, communication and direction

About the role

  • Responsible for ensuring that the development team is on track with the technical roadmap for various projects they might be working on. 
  • Lead and support the engineers in their personal and professional development
  • Providing leadership to a team of more than 15 people
  • Make architectural and design decisions within the team
  • Representing the engineering team to senior management and clients
  • Questioning working internal practices and processes in order to continuously improve them
  • Successfully deliver user-centric products by collaborating with the design team
  • Bringing in new systems and processes to improve exciting practices

  • 2+ years of engineer management experience
  • 5+ years working on digital platforms/ web development/ software engineering

The perfect candidate
  • Proven track record of building and aligning successful products and engineering teams 
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical subject matter to technical and non-technical audiences
  • A natural leader 
  • Excels in autonomous environments 
  • Experience managing large teams 
  • You approach engineering as a team sport
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Ability to work as a team to reach the same goal of delivering an exceptional product 
  • Understanding of web and mobile technologies

What’s in it for you?
  • Generous holiday days
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Hybrid or flexible working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Working alongside a dedicated and enthusiastic team
If you would like to know about this IT job or other IT jobs in Dublin please contact Sofia Chaves on sofia.chaves@gempool.ie or call +353 1 905 2420 or any one of our other amazing recruitment consultants!

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