Head of Software Engineering - Java Node.JS DevOps Azure AWS

  • Job Reference: 0000005589
  • Date Posted: 5 December 2018
  • Recruiter: careerwise
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £750 to £800 Per Day
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 months +
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Head of Software Engineering

£750 to £800 per day

Initial 6 months (extensions likely)


Head of Software Engineering, Software Architect, Senior Development Lead, Java, Node.JS, Angular, Microservices, AWS, Azure, DevOps, Kubernetes, Jenkins, CI, CD

We are working with a Global Management Consultancy who are looking to hire an interim Head of Software Engineering (Java, Node.JS, Angular, Azure, AWS) for a large scale digital transformation programme on site of a prestigious client based in London.

As a Head of Software Engineering, you will head up architecture and software design as well as the implementation of a DevOps framework, which includes CI / CD and Cloud, that will scale up to around 30 product enhancement teams over the next couple of years.

This role will also see you take responsibility for establishing a Centre of Excellence for designing and building solutions using Cloud delivery platforms.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Significant experience working as a software architect or senior development lead
  • Significant experience of working in a DevOps environment ideally using Jenkins and Kubernetes
  • Significant experience with Agile methodologies and practices
  • Experience of leading and influencing architecture and application design
  • Strong Microservices experience
  • Knowledge of large scale cloud-based architectures (ideally Azure & AWS)
  • Continuous Integration /Continual Delivery experience
  • Experience of setting up a DevOps capability
  • Development background in Java, Node.JS or Angular