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Head of Engineering


£200,000 Per Annum


Lucerne, Switzerland

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Exclusive Head of Engineering/ Development Manager( Java background needed) Lucerne

A leading PAAS/ E-commerce based in the heart of Lucerne are seeking a “hands on” Engineering manager to lead on the next generation of products and services.

We are seeking someone who wants to grow and solve interesting complex problems. It is not overly concerned about the tech stacks you may have used but see any experience with cloud, modern web and mobile as a plus. Experience of shipping consumer facing services is at the core of the role and therefore essential.

As the Head of Engineering you will be responsible for

  • Managing, developing and grow a small to medium sized team of software engineers
  • Ensure timely and quality delivery of engineering work by your team
  • Run High Availability services that others will depend on.
  • Work with engineering leadership to drive engineering quality and standards
  • Work with leadership on feature planning and roadmaps
  • Work with the creative team to define and iterate on new and existing features
  • Work with other specialists to implement features on time, to quality, and to specification
  • Ability to write production code - leading from the front - whilst mentoring others.

The Head of Engineering will have the following attributes:

  • Several years software engineering experience including experience leading engineers and engineering efforts
  • Solid Java Background
  • Experience working on customer facing products.
  • Production experience.
  • Consumer facing service.
  • Experience managing Engineers.
  • Influencing product direction
  • Understanding of User Interface and User Experience.
  • Experience building great products.
  • BSc, BEng in Computer Science, other technical subject, or equivalent qualification or technical experience a plus

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a green field project where you will be able to influence and make a real difference.

Interview slots available.

Please contact Annabelle AT Freshtechit


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