Head of Engineering

Job Brief

As the Head of Engineering for a Series A start-up disrupting the loan origination space, you will play a critical role in shaping the technical direction of the company and driving the development of innovative and scalable products. Your responsibilities will encompass a range of strategic, technical, and leadership aspects:

  • Product & Technology Strategy: Define and drive the technical vision for the company, aligning it with the overall business goals and objectives. Identify opportunities for innovation and differentiation in the loan origination space through technology.
  • Hands-On Coding: Allocate approximately 30% of your time to hands-on coding, working closely with the development team to contribute to the codebase and guide best practices. This not only sets a strong example but also ensures your continued technical proficiency.
  • Agile Team Building: Build and lead a high-performing agile engineering team. Recruit, mentor, and manage a team of software engineers, ensuring their professional growth, collaboration, and successful project delivery.


  • Product Development Expertise: Proven experience in successfully building and launching high-quality products from ideation to iteration. You understand the product development lifecycle and can guide the team through each phase.
  • FinTech Industry Knowledge: Familiarity with the FinTech industry, particularly in the context of loan origination, is essential. Understanding the regulatory landscape, industry trends, and customer needs will contribute to your ability to drive meaningful innovation.
  • Strong Coding Abilities: Proficiency in relevant technologies, including React.js, Node.js, and TypeScript, is crucial. Your coding skills will enable you to actively contribute to the codebase and guide the team in making sound technical decisions.
  • Cloud Platform Expertise: Being well-versed in either Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Amazon Web Services (AWS) is important, as these platforms are likely to form the foundation of your technical infrastructure.
  • Leadership Skills: Effective leadership and team-building skills are paramount. You should be able to inspire, motivate, and mentor your engineering team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Strategic Thinking: Your ability to think strategically and translate business goals into a technical roadmap is vital. You’ll need to make informed decisions that align with the company’s long-term vision.
  • Communication: Strong communication skills are crucial for collaborating with cross-functional teams, conveying technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, and fostering a culture of transparency.


In this role, you will be at the forefront of technological innovation, driving the evolution of loan origination processes through the application of cutting-edge technologies. Your leadership and technical expertise will be instrumental in the company’s growth and success.

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Job Category: Data Others Technology
Job Type: Permanent Remote
Job Location: UK US

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