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Director of Engineering

We are partnered with a rapidly expanding automotive client who are backed by one the worlds largest energy and commodity trading companies (worth over $230 Billion). They have a unique opportunity witthin thier global team for a Director of Engineering that will be based out of the London HQ.

The Director of Engineering will play a big role in the expansion of their C2B2C/ C2B2B automotive platform that has already launched across two countries. This is a key leadership role within the technology team, alongside a Head of Data Science, Head of Platforms and Head of Delivery.

As a technical expert, you'll not only provide technical oversight and leadership to major projects, but also act as a functional manager. Owning the product and solution architecture, the role will place a key focus on quality control and code optimisation, hiring, scaling and growth.

You will champion and influence best practices, and help ensure these are followed across the development teams.

As a functional manager, your role will also include optimising and reviewing the performance of teams, with an aim to increase the quality of engineering. To help us scale engineering teams effectively, you will have close involvement with the hiring process.

The technology stack for the client is:

  • Microsoft Azure Cloud

  • Azure Solution Lifecyle management: Azure DevOps Boards, Repos, Pipelines, etc

  • Identity Management: Active Directory (Inc B2C)

  • Data storage: MySQL, Azure SQL database DataWarehouse and Redis Cache

  • Networking: DNS, Traffic Manager, Virtual Network, Load Balancer

  • Technology Framework: .NET core, ASP.NET Core, SignalR, Entity Framework Core, MS Test

  • Programming Language: C#, Angular

  • Microsoft Azure Resource Manager and monitoring with Application Insights

  • Collaboration tools based on Microsoft 356 Platform

  • Microsoft Dynamics 365 (CRM and F&O)

This role cannot offer sponsorship, so you must be based within a commutable distance of Victoria, London and also be willing to travel (Covid permitting) to other countries.

For more information please get in touch today on Kamni.Sharma@lafosse.com