Head of Engineering

Madrid (Spain)
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Head of Engineering

IT & Telecommunications

Madrid (Spain)

Ref: FL1302 November 21, 2019 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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We are looking for a person that is strongly aligned with the core principles of our client's culture and work approach, who loves and is used to create, lead, coach and grow highly skilled teams. A person who conducts oneself with honesty, responsibility, humility and generosity; someone that builds teams that are confident in communicating with clarity and empathy, and achieving results, will be a great candidate to be a part of an exciting project. What will be your responsibilities: • You will be leading teams working in different parts of the aggregation business of the company. • You will make sure that the teams are able to deliver value to the business, constantly balancing technical virtuosity and pragmatism. • Expectations to transform the way that the teams work today to accomplish that: o They embrace the mission of having codebases that are solid and scalable ('I'm proud of what we are building') o They work and interact with each other following the Agile Mindset ('We work in a way that is people focused and impact driven') o Teams collaborate using clear methods and processes to ensure that engineering is constantly plugged-in to the business ('We understand and support each other with the business') o They find growth opportunities in challenges that bear value creation ('I'm learning as I'm fixing stuff and coming up with new ways to deliver more value') What you need to bring to the table: • The ability to communicate at negotiation level in both English and Spanish. • Solid experience managing teams of 30-40 people developing high traffic web applications that operate in distributed computing environments. • Lots of experience leading distributed teams. • You will not need to be a hands-on development manager; but will have strong tech foundations and very good knowledge of the technology stack being used in complex, large and distributed web applications. • Very good knowledge and real-life experience with code-quality centered engineering practices and mindsets. • Agile is more to you than some scrum practices, you embrace it as a mindset and are also into other connected ideas such as Software Crafting. • And since the product is a means to achieve a business mission, you will also bring strong product and business orientation. What our client can offer you: The most important thing that our client can offer is their culture and an environment where everyone has the possibility to take on challenges, make an impact while learning and growing along the way. With them you will find:  A unique and challenging job within an informal, creative and ambitious work environment.  Plenty of space for personal development  An inspiring working space with a leisure place, free coffee etc  Flexible Payment Plan (Restaurants, Transport, Kindergarten, Training)  Frequent company team meetings and networking  Fulltime and permanent contract

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