Head of Engineering - New Products (BB-9F82A)
Found in: Talent UK
Description:Description Who are we?We want to help small businesses win. That’s why we’re here. We connect small business owners to investors – to create jobs, help families and power economies – because we believe that people are made to do more. And we want to help them. So, we created the leading online marketplace for small business loans. Our investors have lent £8.1 billion in 110,000 loans to 77,000 small business owners. In a single year, we unlocked 115,000 jobs and contributed £6.5 billion to the global economy. There’s never been a better time to join! Be part of the team that changes everything. Let’s build the place where small businesses can get the funding they need to win and leave a legacy behind, forever. This role sits within the “Tech and Data” teams. The drivers behind our platform – brilliant people working together to create, code, and build the next game changers.What will you be doing?Helping us build our new products that will power Funding Circle for years to comeFostering a culture of building, testing and iterating with your teamsHire and develop engineers to work as part of cross functional teams who understand everything from front end to data modelling to delivery toolingWorking closely with our Tech Strategy team to ensure our new products are built in line with our strategy with relevant qualities baked in from the startBe comfortable and confident in documenting technical and wider architectural decisions made by your teams and surfacing trade offs at the right levels for informed decisionsRepresent engineering needs, status, risks and issues as part of senior (C-level) steering groups across the business for the products you ownUse data driven approaches in line with the rest of the engineering function on forecasting and technical decisionsPartner closely with peers and other stakeholders in Product Engineering and the wider Technology team to deliver in an integrated mannerWork as part of a Product Engineering leadership team to build an excellent engineering culture across FCAre you?You have worked in a cross-discipline leadership capacity delivering projects for Engineering and Product teamsYou have worked across teams and boundaries to foster an inclusive and high-performing engineering cultureYou take pride in strong executionYou have proven experience working on high pressure, high priority work and learnt a lot of valuable lessons along the wayYou have commercial experience as a software engineer or product manager previously and have grown to lead teams to deliver commercial goalsStrong people influencing skills, this comes naturally to you and you thrive of making an impactHelp to drive innovation and continuously raising the bar across the teams in how we approach and think about our way of delivering for our customersYou are comfortable navigating and helping teams navigate ambiguity as you embark on new productsYou understand how to build high quality products and will instill this focus on quality in your teamsYou are comfortable working in a matrixed environment across the wider business to form tight units delivering on new product goalIt would be great if you:Have experience developing lending products or payments capabilitiesHave developed products at scale for a wide customer baseManaged third party integrations and providers in delivering world class productsWhy should you join us? We’re gearing up for our biggest chapter yet – and it’s being driven by tech. That means full steam ahead working on our global platform and real challenges for you to noodle and solve – as we build new things, reimagine the stack and go after the greenfield. We believe that great ideas come from everywhere. So, there are no pigeonholes here. We keep it agile and open. Think big remits and huge ownership in a continuous learning environment. Close knit teams, with mentorships and global career opportunities. Everyone working together to make a genuine difference to small business owners, to us and to you. Join the team making it happen. Help us define long-term commitments and launch the next game changers – let’s build the incredible.
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