Head of Technology


London | Full-Time

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We are an award winning smart cities / IoT startup working on some exciting, cutting edge tech looking disrupt in our marketplace and scale globally.


We now have an amazing opportunity for an exceptional Head of Technology to join our experienced team.

You should be an innovator with a proven track record, an entrepreneurial flair, sound business head – and a good sense of humour. This is a hands-on role which will include innovative research and evaluation of new/existing technology and where you will managing the company’s technological vision and development. You will be expected to make presentations externally to customers and partners. Some international travel may be required.

You will have a responsibility for technical aspects and technological resources of the business. Previous Head of Technology experience is not essential providing you can demonstrate why this is the best next step for you.

We are looking for self-starter with a go-to attitude and plenty of initiative, an excellent communicator, including a proven ability to explain complex technical concepts clearly and concisely to non-technical people. Excellent problem-solving abilities are also important in the role.

You will be managing and guiding a technical team of developers and data scientists, prioritising and balancing multiple customer and product requirements, setting priorities, and make sure the best possible product is produced.

Key Requirements:

MSc in Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

Strong skillset in IoT, Javascript, (Angular2+, Node.js, state management), Python,

SQL, and NoSQL databases, MQTT and RESTful APIs

Proven agile, scrum or prince management experience

Knowledge of UX design

Knowledge of building secure, scaleable applications

Confidence working in an agile project management environment.

DevOps (IaaC) on AWS and/or Azure as well as ongoing maintenance and monitoring

Nice to Have:

Masters degree and or PhD

Knowledge of C/C++

Hardware development experience

Building products with a ‘wow’ factor

Previous start-up experience, and an entrepreneurial flair

Distributing apps in iOS and GooglePlay stores


Fluent English essential

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