Head of Engineering

  • £115,000-£125,000 per annum
  • Chester, England
  • Permanent
Head of Engineering
Chester – 2 days per week on-site
Salary: £115 - 125k + bonus + benefits
My global Financial Services client is looking for an experienced Head of Engineering to join their growing function located in Chester.
  • You'll blend your deep domain and technical expertise to deliver technology solutions in partnership with other technology functions and with 3rd party providers.
  • Collaborate with Product Owners, Platform Leads, Enterprise Architects & Engineers to coordinate and lead the technology teams
  • Partner with Solution Architecture & Enterprise Architecture to ensure we have a clear future plan for the system architecture
  • Work with business stakeholders to better understand the emerging credit landscape and to spot new opportunities for growth
  • Provide inspiring leadership across teams of engineers developing and supporting modern technology solutions
  • Own the technology culture
  • Supply critical technical feedback to the financial investment process to obtain funding for key solution opportunities
  • Provide influential leadership across the whole platform area
  • Self-motivated and capable of driving delivery in a new business area
  • Experience in a wide range of modern platforms and technologies
  • CI/CD
  • Java, Microservices
  • Strong capabilities for working with and influencing 3rd party providers
  • Great communication skills with business leaders and non-technical staff
  • Appreciation of how to use technology to deliver business change
  • Inspirational technology leader
What you get in return:
  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual performance-related bonus
  • Share schemes including free shares.
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping.
  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies
Sound like you? Please send across your updated CV and we can arrange a confidential conversation to discuss in more detail.


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