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VP of Software Engineering

Posted on Aug 26, 2020 by Eximius Group Limited

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£100k - £120k Annual

Eximius are back working with one of the worlds innovative organisations developing leading-edge payments services connects digital platforms, payment providers, telecom carriers to enable secure and seamless mobile commerce at scale.
The business is now looking for a permanent VP of Software Engineering to join European team, covering UK, Germany, Italy and Spain. After various recent acquisitions, there is a continuous process of transformation so having experience of working with different teams and ethos's is critical in terms of leading the teams in the same direction.


  • Champion our Digital transformation from a Software Development perspective. Working alongside senior leadership and other stakeholders across the organization to align the transformation's imperatives with the long-term business strategy
  • Assume hiring and supervisory responsibility for a large, internationally dispersed team of employees as well as contract staff, while playing an active role in ensuring our people capacity is utilized effectively
  • Help to establish strategic partnerships to ensure that the teams supporting the evolution and maintenance of our software platforms
  • Develop methods to monitor project or area progress and provide corrective supervision if necessary
  • Ensure that the proper agile frameworks inside the Tech organization are being applied, respected and properly applied
  • Manage communications between international tech teams
  • Dealing with external partners, negotiating the proper rates/pricing, always aligned with the available internal budget and supporting the company strategy, looking into the future
  • Help to oversee and manage the departmental budgets, including forecasting
  • Support the planning/execution of large cross-stream technical projects according to specific objectives or goals within the organization, facilitating the definition of high-level goals, streams, and resource requirements
  • Follow up technical projects status and ensure a transparent and fluent communication with all the internal stakeholders
  • Resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas
  • Develop methods to monitor project or area progress and provide corrective supervision if necessary
  • Contribute towards and ensure work is done in line with company policies and compliant with corporate governance

Experienced required:

  • Extensive leadership experience in an agile software development organization
  • Successful track record of previous Digital Transformation or IT Transformation projects being brought to fruition within a technology-driven or digital business
  • Experience gained within Fintech or Banking companies is a distinct advantage
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and influence within dynamic IT groups, as well as a natural inclination to lead, mentor, and coach across a wide variety of experience levels
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lyfecycle, as well as Continuous Delivery processes, web/app frameworks, development tools and practices
  • Independent, able to take decision, explore alternatives to continue progress, while keeping everyone informed of the choices and consequences
  • Prior working experience with wide range of modern tools set Atlassian tools such as Jira and Confluence and we are increasingly a AWS cloud based organisation
  • Full proficiency in English

This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking digital giant within the mobile payments industry. If you are interested, please apply with your latest CV for consideration.

Reference: 935854878

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