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VP Of Engineering

VP Of Engineering
Kilkenny 2 Negotiable Ref: E16971SP

Job Description

My Kilkenny based client is looking for a VP of Engineering to join its team ASAP on a permanent basis

Description & Responsibilities

  • To accelerate product engineering and grow the engineering team to execute products for their clients
  • Work with Senior Management to develop the company’s vision and strategies
  • 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
  • Lead all aspects of people management including recruitment and retention of talent, managing a team of engineers, and coaching/mentoring
  • Develop the technical vision and strategy – maintain a technical roadmap that will continue to innovate from a technical standpoint
  • Oversee 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
  • Manage cross-country deliveries and multiple projects simultaneously
  • Maintain ownership of Engineering Department budgets and relevant KPIs
  • Lead and mentor the Product Development teams and lead architectural design and decisions



  • Track record of scaling product delivery and develop an engineering culture capable of speed, agility, and deep technology development.
  • 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, enjoy engaging on product plans
  • Able to educate on lean principles and flow for getting work done
  • 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

Consultant Details

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Name: Sean Prendergast
Title: Senior IT Recruitment Consultant
Tel: 01 2866666
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