Head of Engineering | FinTech Start-Up | Fully Remote

Type: Permanent

Salary: up to £120,000 + equity

*UK Based only*

An exciting FinTech Start-up who are radically challenging the niche area of investment banking. The product will revolutionise the way high stakes trading is done on global scale who are seeking a hands on Head of Engineering to join their London based team. As they gear up to scale the product internationally, they are looking for a Head of Engineering to join the founders to technically strategise while developing, improving and enhancing their platform based on a highly scalable and secure microservices architecture.

The ideal Head of Engineering will be an inspiring leader and be accustomed to setting up Agile and TDD/BDD driven methodologies that can establish the right environment for the development teams to continuously innovate their platforms in the right way. It is also vital that the Head of Engineering can establish a progressive culture, from effective recruitment of Engineers to driving the architectural design and roadmap with both high technological standards and a collaborative approach with the team and the business.

This is a technically orientated role in which you will be responsible for shaping the architecture of the platform, setting design principles and taking accountability for the technology strategy to enable a scalable and user focussed product.

Key responsibilities as Head of Engineering:

  • Design the technical architecture of the product for the next 18 – 24 months.
  • Leading the design and implementation of distributed systems.
  • Have worked within a start up eco system and build a team of engineers.
  • Experience understanding requirements from a Product and Business perspective to translate into a tangible engineering roadmap.
  • Responsible for overseeing the successful delivery across Web, Mobile and Native.
  • Advocating modern engineering best practice throughout the team.


  • Javascript framework experience (Ideally React/Node)
  • Architecture and system design
  • Experience scaling engineering capabilities.
  • Effective team management, leadership and mentoring.

This is a great opportunity for a technically focussed Head of Engineering looking to make a real impact on scaling a product that has a significant market opportunity globally.

*Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, not all submissions will receive feedback.