Head of Software Engineering

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Head of Software Engineering

Dublin West/Kildare/Kilkenny



Ref: E5684SC

Job Description

I am looking for an experienced Head of Software Engineering to join my clients team on a permanent basis

Description & Responsibilities

  • To accelerate product engineering
  • Grow the engineering team (recruitment, retention, advising colleagues and delegating work)
  • Continuously communicate with Senior Management to improve and develop
  • Creating new customer experiences while building out a platform of microservices with various technologies
  • Employ modern experimentation practices, continuous integration and deployment and DevOps culture
  • Identifying problems and solving them, using measurement and experimentation to improve delivery practices
  • Manage hardware and software development
  • Serve on the leadership team and work directly with the CTO on strategic and tactical planning
  • Own the Software Development Life Cycle and Product Development process
  • Maintain ownership of Engineering Department budgets and relevant KPIs
  • Lead Product Development teams and lead architectural design and decisions



  • Track record of scaling product delivery
  • Experience in relational database design and management (Microsoft .Net Core, microservices and enterprise applications are key to this role)
  • Consumer experience and strong product intuition and passion
  • Help form product plans/goals
  • Proven people management skills
  • Energetic, collaborative, an excellent communicator who thrives in a fast-paced, growth environment that embraces agile and experimentation-driven development
  • Have a strong network, able to attract and excite great talent
  • Interest in global data management, systems integration and machine learning a plus

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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