Head of Engineering

  • Bristol


Engineering Director - £100k in Bristol (Hybrid working)

Benefits inc private medical, health cash back plan, enhanced maternity/paternity package, 5% pension, life insurance, 27 days hol rising up to 30 + lots more!

Are you a highly technical Engineering Director in Bristol looking for your next challenge?

Do your passions include best engineering practices, leadership, mentoring and working with innovative technologies?

Cast your eyes here for possibly one of the hottest senior leadership roles in the Bristol market at present.

SR2 could not be happier to be supporting with the hire for an Engineering Director to join a highly established software business within the Aviation & Rail industry. They are a highly people first, small to medium sized tech company in Bristol who are about to go through further growth and are continuing to ensure their culture stays as amazing as it is.

The Engineering Director will be joining at possibly the most exciting time for the company, having recently merged with a competitor and are taking their products to the next level for customers around the globe.

We are looking for an Engineering Director with a highly technical background and strong leadership skills to oversee a team of 25+ Software Engineers working within a cloud-native Microservices architecture.

Ultimately they need someone who knows how to build and own software products, and be accountable for the ongoing success of their engineering team. If you're Bristol based and looking for a highly inclusive and forward thinking organisation to join for your next career step then please apply!

What we're looking for

First and foremost, an empathic, confident leader who cares about people with the following experience…

  • Highly technical, strong engineering leader with the ability to mentor and coach tech leads and support them in growing further.
  • Strong team leadership experience ideally leading 15+ or more engineers.
  • The Engineering Director will be leading a product team of 25 software engineers who are working with full stack technologies across backend & web software development.
  • Fantastic communication skills and the ability to translate both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Highly experienced in technology strategy and best engineering practices
  • Strong understanding of Microservices Architecture
  • Experienced in growing software engineering teams
  • Strong understanding of Cloud-native services and how they work (they are using AWS and Azure)

Nice to have:

  • SaaS experience
  • Worked within Aviation, Rail or Defence industries

Don't miss out on this opportunity, please apply with your CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.


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