Head of Product Engineering

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Contract, Full time
  • Swisslinx
  • 17 Jan 19

Head of Product Engineering

Head of Product Engineering

On behalf of our client, a newly built start up, Swisslinx are currently seeking a Head of Product Engineering to join their business on a permanent basis here in Zurich. As the Head of Product Engineering you will have a background in engineering management, including building and motivating teams. This will allow you to develop the product engineering department to fulfil the business and product vision.

Responsibilities:

- Encourage excellence and leadership throughout the organisation with a strong focus on collaboration
- Develop and foster engineering teams
- Continuously provide support and guidance to the engineering department to enhance growth
- Work closely with the product teams
- Ensure best practise principles across the business are adhered to and adopt a data-driven approach

Skills:

- Previous experience in Engineering Management
- Experience with the recruitment process (hiring and building new teams)
- 5+ years' experience with hands on development using languages such as Java, Python or Scala
- Knowledge of cloud platforms
- Fluent English language written and spoken (additional languages are a plus)

If you feel you possess the above skills, we look forward to receiving your CV!

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