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Head of Engineering

  • Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
£80,000 - £90,000 per yearSoftware Development

Job description

'Lead Innovation that Shapes the Future'

Are you ready to lead a team dedicated to leveraging technology for positive change? At 3 Sided Cube, we're not just in the business of building apps—we're committed to harnessing the power of technology to transform lives on a global scale. We're seeking a visionary Head of Engineering to champion innovation, drive technical excellence, and shape the future of our impactful projects.

About Us 🗣️

At 3 Sided Cube, we're a multi-award-winning Digital Agency located near the sunny beaches of Bournemouth. Our passion lies in creating technology for good, collaborating with renowned organisations like The American Red Cross, the UN, Lush, and the RSPB to make a meaningful difference in the world.

The Role 🛠️

As the Head of Engineering, you will:

  • Provide Strategic Guidance: Offer strategic guidance on technical direction, solutions architecture, and standardising technical principles to ensure alignment with business objectives.
  • Lead and Mentor Teams: Lead and mentor technical team leads across various domains, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous growth.
  • Drive Technical Innovation: Drive technical innovation and ensure high standards of code quality across all development teams, promoting best practices and ensuring adherence to industry standards.
  • Collaborate Across Teams: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritise and problem-solve effectively, maintaining effective relationships with Product, Design, and Delivery teams to drive project success.
  • Support Commercial Activities: Provide technical expertise for commercial activities, proposals, and pitches, ensuring that technical solutions are innovative, advantageous, and aligned with client requirements.
  • Maintain Security and Compliance: Collaborate with SysAdmin to maintain security and control costs of hosting on AWS, ensuring robust security measures and compliance with ISO and Cyber Essentials standards.

What we're looking for 🔎

  • Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • Experience: Proven experience in a senior technical leadership role, with expertise in solutions architecture and team management.
  • Technical Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of technologies relevant to web and mobile app development, including
    • Essential: PHP & Node.js
    • Ideal: iOS, Android frontend frameworks
    • Added bonus!: Dev Ops (AWS)
  • Communication Skills: Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.
  • Leadership Abilities: Demonstrated leadership and mentoring abilities, with a track record of developing high-performing teams and fostering innovation.
  • Continuous Learning: A keen interest in learning new technologies and approaches to building high-quality software.
  • Attention to Detail: High attention to detail with a commitment to producing high-quality code and adherence to industry best practices.
  • Collaboration: Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.

Our benefits 💚

  • Flexibility at Its Best: Hybrid working or fully remote working options, flexible hours, and a remote working budget of £250 for your ideal home office setup 💻

  • Time to Recharge: 23 days of holiday, with an additional day for each year of service up to 28 days, plus the opportunity to buy up to 5 additional days of leave annually! 🌴

  • Invest in Your Growth: A personal development budget of up to £1000 per year for training courses, books, and conferences.

  • Making a Difference: 3 days off every year to volunteer for a 'for good' organisation, plus a birthday donation to a charity of your choice.

  • Wellbeing Support: Fully subsidised counselling services, a Cycle to Work scheme, and complimentary Friday lunches on us 😊

  • Company Pension Scheme: Our salary sacrifice scheme gives you the option to pay in up to 10% of your salary with Cube contributing up to 8%

  • Enhanced Parental Leave: Including 14 weeks of full paid maternity leave and 8 weeks of full pay for secondary caregivers.

  • Vibrant Workspace: Enjoy a fun, pet-friendly office with a fully stocked kitchen, recreational facilities, and free parking.

  • Celebrating our Culture & Success: Regular team events including remote activities, beach cleans, summer BBQs, and an annual Awards Ceremony to celebrate all things Cube!

DEI at Cube

3 Sided Cube is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who all share a passion for making the world a better place. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, and any other aspect which makes us unique.

We can’t change millions of lives for the better without celebrating the diversity of those lives, and fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce within 3 Sided Cube is one of the ways in which we do that.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please reach out to us about potential reasonable adjustments.

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  • Christchurch Road , Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
£80,000 - £90,000 per year
Software Development