Managed by Yasmin Noorali / Researcher
This is probably the most exciting VP Software Engineering role in Europe, if not the world.
Our client is a developer of micro satellites whose earth observation technology and services are unrivalled for cost efficiency and image quality. The company boasts: revenues projected to exceed €20m by 2020; over $65m of funding to date and a unique imaging technology.
The company now wishes to build the software platform and application suite that will allow customers to generate the data they need for their business. This is a new role in the exec team, reporting to the CEO. The VP Software Engineering will build and manage the software engineering organisation; translating the roadmap to deliver the platform and application suite required to meet the company’s goals and objectives.
This individual will be accountable for the architecture and the technological choices involved in the design of a cloud-based platform and the associated information extraction tools.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Deep experience of building and leading software engineering teams, managing managers and delivering through others.
- Experience building products using modern technologies, practices and processes — continuous integration, deployment and release; cloud-native architectures and microservices; automated testing, quality assurance & agile.
- Significant experience of leading full stack development teams gained in enterprise big data/analytics/platform software – from core architecture to UI – cloud-based systems.
- Track record of taking ownership for the technology roadmap and delivering the technical strategy in alignment with the business objectives.