Head of Engineering | VP of Engineering - 100% remote in Portugal

Solere

Job Title: Head of Engineering | VP of Engineering (100% remote in Portugal) Salary: €4,500-€5,000 x 14 + Meal allowance + Health Insurance + 30 Day

Job Title: Head of Engineering | VP of Engineering (100% remote in Portugal)
Location: Based in Portugal and 100% remote 
Salary: €4,500-€5,000 p/m x 14
Benefits: Meal allowance + Health Insurance + 30 Days Paid holiday + More
  
About the job:
  
Engineering Manager you will be responsible for the coaching, development and
leadership of our engineering teams - c. 8 engineers including both full time employed and contract teams.
  
Responsibilities
  
You will be responsible for working with the team and leading in areas to define the technical architecture, development workflow and systems including:  
  • Leading a team of engineers remotely in Portugal and London
  • Coaching and line management responsibilities with employed staff
  • Evangelise for programming and writing of beautiful code
  • Maintain a platform/technical roadmap for the future architecture
  • Deciding on platform and microservice architecture
  • Inputting into API design to ensure a consistent developer experience
  • Release management, pipelines and DevOps
  • Ensuring the platform keeps pace with framework advancements
  • Develop and programme key platform features (e.g. API gateway)
  • Develop and programme key services (e.g. authentication)
  • Co-create a DevOps flow which benefits the team’s productivity
  • Co-create the cloud configuration  
What experience are we looking for?

Team Leading:  
  • Experience in managing and growing a team of engineers
  • Coaching and line management experience
  • Start-up, lean and/or agile product methodologies
  • Budgeting and commercial acumen  
Software engineering:  
  • Working with web and mobile in Scrum/Kanban/XP environments
  • Experience with containerisation, CI and ideally Kubernetes
  • Deep knowledge of Node.js, Kotlin, PHP7 and/or Java
  • Experience with frameworks including Loopback, SpringBoot, Symfony2
  • Working with object-oriented JavaScript/TypeScript incl. MVVM
  
Software design:  
  • Responsibility for technical architecture on projects €200k+
  • Experience with writing requirements and authoring acceptance criteria
  • Previous experience of hiring and managing a team of software engineers  
Digital project delivery:  
  • Track and report on budget for project delivery
  • Lead on the planning and estimation of a product backlog
  • Maintain a technology roadmap and prioritise tech debt and investments
  • Report to Chief Product Officer on project progress.
To be considered for this role please apply here or send a copy of your most recent CV in English to jobs@solere.co  

Job Title:
Head of Engineering | VP of Engineering (100% remote in Portugal)
Location: Based in Portugal and 100% remote 
Salary: €4,500-€5,000 p/m x 14
Benefits: Meal allowance + Health Insurance + 30 Days Paid holiday + More