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VP of Engineering

Salary:
61,074 P.A. ?
Location:
Oxford
Company:
Nominet Ltd

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If you are a technology leader with a background in commercial software with the ability to manage teams to deliver the product life cycle and deliver roadmap commitments on time and to specification, then this is the role for you.

WHAT DRIVES US...

We're proudly at the heart of the UK's critical internet infrastructure, connecting and protecting millions of end users. Leading the charge in cyber security, as we explore and pioneer new tech. We do this to enable connectivity, inclusivity and security for our world - and create a vibrant digital future.

That is what drives us - and the kind of people we want to work with.

Main Job Purpose

Cyber Security is ever changing, and we have established a need for a VP of Engineering for our Cyber Security business - to lead the engineering team and deliver an industry leading software solution based machine learning product targeted at the cyber security market.

Job Summary

As the VP of Engineering you will lead the engineering team and deliver an industry leading SaaS based machine learning product targeted at the cyber security market. This is a critical role, responsible for the Company’s technology platform, roadmap and development of software for our cyber products and solutions. You will manage a technical function of 50, overseeing 4 teams; Architecture, Software, Devops, Data-Science and Analysis and ensure the production of consistent and high-quality delivery of the company’s machine-learning based product.

Overall, you will define the Company’s systems architecture in support of the business strategy to include architecting scalable, supportable, maintainable, robust, and high-performing cyber solutions for international Enterprises and Government. Maintaining knowledge of state-of-the-art machine learning technology, emerging technologies, stringent international security, business continuity and service management standards, and cloud infrastructures and software designed with and for data scientists is critical to success in this role.In collaboration with product management and our data scientists in R&D, lead the development of our cutting-edge platform roadmap.

·Lead the development of our cutting-edge platform roadmap.

·Assure that NTX Cyber solutions, support, and services align with the company’s short and long-term goals and create unsurpassed value for customers and partners.

·Leveraging DevOps principals, create a seamless solution delivery operation including software development, analytics, machine learning and SaaS operations.

·Manage and enhance NTX Cyber’s agile processes for rapid development and fast R&D to-market results.

·Manage timely execution of development projects, including solution architecture recommendations, prioritisation, integration of the analytic and development functions, establishing scopes and timelines, resource allocation, and measuring the quality of deliverables.

·Lead by example through participation and involvement in, and oversight of, development and SaaS operations.

·Further develop/evolve state-of-the-art, robust, scalable, and flexible platforms to ensure NTX Cyber maintains a long-term competitive advantage.

·Managing and specifying 3rd party development or integration with 3rd party platforms in a flexible and resilient way.

·Recruit, mentor, and retain a world-class team of software engineers.

Key Requirements

·Demonstrable leadership and team management experience

·Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, applied mathematics; advanced degree preferred in mathematics or related discipline

·7+ years of software engineering experience; 3+ years of senior leadership experience, preferable working with technologies leveraging machine learning

·Experience developing and commercializing solutions/products for the security industry

·Enterprise architecture mindset and experience

·Experience with analytics, particularly in machine learning environments

·Knowledge and practical experience of product development life cycle and Agile development methodology

·Experience in security industry, a plus

·Hands-on experience with SaaS operations, web applications and accreditations with one or more of AWS/Azure/Google Cloud

·Proven experience in software solution planning, organization, and development

·Experience with systems design and development from business requirements analysis to day-to-day management

·Programming and other software technologies experience with C, C++, C#, R, Scala, Java, Python, Spark/Cassandra, MySQL, DNS software

·Ability to align key stakeholders toward a common goal, drive results, and facilitate change

·Superior problem-solving, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

·Experience managing, coaching, developing, and inspiring direct reports and the wider Cyber function.

·The role demands focus, energy and enthusiasm for creating high-quality software products as well as a positive attitude to succeed in a start-up environment. You must enjoy learning, be adaptable to changing priorities and have the flexibility to be effective in an evolving DevOps environment.

·International travel and customer facing at times

This role demands focus, energy and enthusiasm for creating high-quality software products as well as a positive attitude to succeed in a start-up environment. You will enjoy learning, be adaptable to changing priorities and have the flexibility to be effective in an evolving DevOps environment.

If you are the experienced Technologist with commercial acumen and outstanding leadership skills as outlined above, we invite you to apply and look forward to receiving your application.



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