Our client, a highly successful boutique fund manager, is hiring a Head of Software Engineering.
This is a rare greenfield opportunity to design, build and operate an in-house technology platform from scratch that will support the ambitious growth plans of the business.
As part of the senior leadership team for the technology function you will also be responsible for developing and leading a high performing development team. You will also be responsible for the selection of 3rd party tools and platforms and for integrating them into the in-house platform. And you will collaborate with infrastructure and support teams to deliver the overall technology strategy.
To be successful in this role you must have deep experience in a variety of development and engineering roles in progressive IT environments and must also have strong leadership skills. You will have experience in the project management and delivery of software products, and will be able to create and instil a positive and high performing culture within the IT team.
In terms of technology experience you should have strong experience with SQL Server, C#, Python, Web Service/REST API design and implementation, and ideally will have worked with Azure.
Previous experience in the financial services industry is preferable, but not essential.