Head of Engineering

Location: Macquarie Park, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: S$200000.00 - S$250000.00 per month + bonus
REF: BBBH229264_1551326777


Key responsibilities

  • Set the technical vision and build the technical product roadmap from launch to scale; including defining long-term goals and strategies
  • Continue consistent development of the technical roadmap to remain ahead of the market
  • Work with various teams like Product, Design, Business Development and Data Science to ensure a unified strategy
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of technological advancements and innovation to mitigate impediments and drive success
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms to drive growth, profitability and company value
  • Lead ecosystem partnerships and relationships as senior technical expert to drive growth
  • Communicate updates on technology roadmap to key stakeholders (e.g. sponsors, Board)
  • Attract and retain a team of world-class engineers to support scale up of the venture
  • Spearhead all security, privacy and other technology related efforts for the business



Candidate profile

Ideal candidate requirements

  • 10+ years of software (required) and hardware engineering experience, with at least half of that time spent at a high growth tech company
  • Broad base of technology knowledge including:
    • Direct experience in developing, deploying and managing enterprise-class IoT solutions
    • Excellent knowledge of AWS or Microsoft Azure platforms and the hybrid cloud
    • Highly proficient in Node.js and isomorphic JavaScript
    • Experience in React development
    • Experience in Android development a plus
  • Experience managing technology vendors
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience managing development and engineering teams, preferably at a high growth tech company
  • Ability to manage time and schedules to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Proven track record of building and scaling a world-class engineering team from scratch
  • Ability to work with executive level stakeholders
  • Experience working with industrial sector and/or HSSE is a plus