Head of Engineering

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Data

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000.00 - £150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Zach Binge

  • Contact email:

    zach.binge@xcede.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HQ00031614_1603819910

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAPte

  • Consultant:

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Type - Perm
Salary- £100,000 - £150,000
Location - London (WFH currently)

Head of Data Engineering - UK - Telecoms - Tech - Leadership - Strategy - GCP - Legacy - Migration

Xcede have partnered up with a global Telecoms organisation who are looking for a leader to focus on the Head of Data Engineering. This position will have 5-6 direct reports (encompassing of lead data engineers) and the role will be responsible for the strategy and leadership of 75 of the Data Engineers!

The reputable organisation are looking for an individual who has proven experience in creating a data engineering strategy and then delivering the strategy in practise right the way through to inception! The organisation is going through a migration currently on-prem (Informatica) to the cloud (GCP). It is ideal if the Head of Data Engineer has been involved in a similar migration before!

Required Skills:
*Diverse Tech or Data background
*Experienced working with Big Data Environments
*Proven record of successfully leading large engineering teams
*Confident in engaging with key stakeholders

The Role:
*Strategical and implementing best practises in a Data Engineering team
*Previous experience in a Head of Data Engineering/Head of Tech position
*Creating data products which are in line with companies' data objectives
*Focusing on scalability, value and performance
*Growing and developing the team of data engineers
*Strategies implemented on attracting the best talent

If you are interested in this position please send your latest CV to zach.binge@xcede.co.uk latest by the end of the 20th November 2020 @12:00 to be considered.