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Director of Platform Engineering - Scale an Innovative FinTech

  • Leadership

  • London, UK

  • £140,000 - £150,000

  • Permanent

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Simon Evans

Simon Evans

Director of Platform Engineering - Scale an Innovative FinTech

£150,000 per annum plus bonus and stock

Remote with occasional travel

Director of Platform Engineering - We are working with an innovative FinTech with over $150m in funding to find them a Director of Platform Engineering as they continue to scale their team and their excellent SaaS products used by thousands of businesses across Europe. As Director of Platform Engineering you will report into the CTO and be responsible for the platform strategy that will support a wider engineering function growing from around 60 to 150 in the next 12 months. They are already on the journey of breaking down a monolith into microservices and now they need to evolve this strategy as they rapidly scale.

The Platform Engineering team is currently 8 strong with plans to grow this to 30 by the end of 2022 covering a variety of disciplines including SRE, Developer Experience/Tooling, Data and Automation. You will build and structure the team how you see fit, including hiring Engineering Managers, to ensure that the strategy can be executed and the platform ecosystem is fit for purpose for a fast-growing, ambitious business.

Tech Stack: Node, Typescript, React and Python (Data), AWS.

What will the Director of Platform Engineering do?

  • You will evolve and execute the platform strategy ensuring services can be created and released quickly and that they can scale independently so customers and engineers receive an excellent experience.
  • Hire Engineering Managers and Engineers in a cross-functional organisation while fostering a strong engineering culture of collaboration.
  • Work closely with the Product and Engineering leadership to offer technical perspective on the Product roadmap and influence strategic decisions.

What makes this so exciting?

  • This is a great opportunity for a Director of Platform Engineering to join a well-funded business in scale-up mode.
  • They have great products used by thousands of customers across Europe with ambitious growth plans for the US.
  • While they have great products, they also have exciting technical challenges!
  • They have an amazing supportive culture… Their Glassdoor rating is amazing!
  • The role is fully remote with occasional travel to their Paris office.

This is an amazing, career-defining opportunity for a Director of Platform Engineering to join a successful FinTech business as they enter an exciting scale-up phase of their journey. Please reply with your CV or call Simon for an informal chat.

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.

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