Head of Engineering - Scala expert - London

Additional Resources Ltd.
100000.00 GBP Annual + GBP110000 Per Annum
21 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Head of Engineering - Scala expert - London

GBP110k + bonus + great benefits

My client is a global leader in Search Intelligence and they are looking for a Head of Engineering to lead a team of engineers across multiple locations.

They bring search data into programmatic and fusing together the two largest sectors of digital advertising, Search and Display. Their unique Semantic Technology analyses 14 billion monthly searches to interpret the intent and interests of over a billion users, to power Brand and DR advertising campaigns across Display, Video and Mobile formats.

Nike, M&S, BMW and hundreds of global tier one brands rely on Search Intelligence to pinpoint audiences interested in their brand, their products, or their competitors.

Head of Engineering

You will lead, manage, and inspire the engineering team to develop a next-generation Search targeting Ad Platform. The existing team includes senior engineers and data scientists who have significant experience building high scale data processing platforms with highly performant Machine learning systems.

The candidate should show strong leadership, ability to mentor senior engineers and provide oversight of the engineering process and policy. We are in a rapid growth phase so hiring highly talented Scala engineers will be a key responsibility and experience in this area is vital. Willingness to travel to Kiev on a regular basis will also be a requirement. Most importantly, the candidate should have a passion for building and delivering high scale, performance oriented machine learning systems in Scala.

Lead and recruit a team of engineers in London and Kiev
Show excellent technical knowledge with the ability to mentor senior engineers
Lead the team by example, providing a team ownership structure
Follow Agile processes for rapid deployment of our product
Build to the product team roadmap and tech with expectation for rapid evolution of requirements

Required skills:
Experience leading teams of 20+ senior engineers
Highly skilled engineering background with Scala, Spark and Machine learning
Managed international teams (Kiev and London)
Focus on rapid development through iteration over long oversized projects
Ability to work in a fast paced, agile work environment
A degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Good teamwork and collaboration skills
Ability to work in a rapid growth company

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