Vacancy detail

Engineering Lead/CTO

£700 – £725

Location: United Kingdom (London – City of London, London) Type: Contract Skills: GCP, Go, React, Agile, CTO

Engineering Lead/CTO

Brief Summary

  • Exciting 12 month CONTRACT Engineering Lead position with a highly reputable tech driven start up organisation in London
  • Perfect for someone capable of setting the technical direction of a complex, data driven product while getting the most out of a highly talented engineering team in an Agile environment.
  • The backend of the product is written in Go on GCP, the front-end code is written in React and there are sizeable data science, data engineering, DevOps and QA teams to lead.
  • You will be a peer to the Head of Product and report directly to the CEO

The organisation

You will be joining a global organisation which traditionally is known in the utilities/oil & gas industry. This part of the organisation, however, is focused on building B2B software products used in numerous industries.

It's a digital incubator which gives birth to exciting technology ventures.

The engineering culture is one of technical excellence which is exemplified by the best in class Engineers in the team.

The role

You will be responsible for the planning and execution of all software initiatives in the team. You will set the technical direction, review code, implement and adopt best practices, recruit and lead a variety of Engineers.


  • You have built your career at top tech firms and can evidence the successful building of flagship software products
  • You are a Technical Lead who commands respect from your colleagues
  • Strong experience of building products on GCP
  • Technical excellence, particularly on the backend (Go ideally) but full stack experience is highly beneficial
  • Capable of laying out technical visions to technical and non-technical audience
  • Broad experience in several of:
  1. Recruitment of Engineers
  2. Working with Product Managers to shape the roadmap
  3. Code reviewing
  4. Leading cross functional teams
  5. Agile
  6. Making difficult decisions in the best interest of objectives
  7. Prioritising your team's work
  8. The latest in technology

Click to apply!

Reference: AMC*SW/HOF3981

Type: Contract, 12 months

Location: Central London

Position: Engineering Lead/CTO

Rate: £700 - £725 p/d

Contact: Stephen White

Telephone: 020 7780 6700

Reference: AMC*SW/HOF3981

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