Head of Software Engineering

About the job

Head of Software Engineering

  • Senior leadership role and opportunity to shape the technology roadmap and product of a category-defining B2B SaaS startup
  • Working hand-in-hand with the co-founders, previously senior executives at a Fortune 500 company
  • Competitive compensation package, incl. stock options
  • Flexible hours and hybrid working
  • Attractive office space in the heart of London
  • A company passionate about making a positive impact – they pledge to be a net-zero CO2 company and donate 1% of revenues to social impact causes


The role:

As the Head of Software Engineering, you will strategically & operationally lead the software engineering team and thereby actively shape the technology, product, and team. You will be reporting directly to the co-Founder and CTO.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coach and manage existing software engineering team
  • Closely collaborate with the Product and Deployment Team to define product features and priorities
  • Define systems and processes to execute product roadmap
  • Lead planning, execution, and timely delivery of the product
  • Oversee operational aspects of the software development process to ensure effective workflows across developers
  • Manage and conduct code reviews to maintain high code quality, implement and enforce testing best practices for the software
  • Recruit top talent for growing the software development team 


Key Requirements:

  • Proven track record in leadership roles in software development in B2B, data-centric SaaS companies from Seed to Series A+
  • Leadership experience in leading team of engineers in an early-stage startup and appreciation on rapidly evolving requirements
  • Extensive experience in front-end development incl. significant experience in React, next.js, AWS, and Vercel
  • Demonstrated experience in building and overseeing backend services and API from database
  • Strong understanding of the interfaces between product management, data engineering and software development
  • Exceptional leadership and collaboration skills, with a history of leading technology teams in dynamic and rapidly evolving environments


To apply, please get in touch with ryan@albanygrowth.co.uk



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