Head of Engineering - Irish SaaS Solution Provider

  • Job Ref: 7255
  • Location: Drogheda, Ireland
  • Type: Permanent


Our client who provide eCommerce SaaS solutions are currently looking for a Head of Engineering as the company grows. You will lead various teams of software engineers to deliver full-stack, eCommerce SaaS solutions, for both Web and App deployments.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and manage the multi-disciplinary development teams
  • Manage all the activities of the software development team and setting goals for each team member
  • Hire, train and motivate new developers
  • Roadmap Delivery from Product Management
  • Collaborate with the CTO to leverage the architecture, infrastructure, performance & scalability, security and robustness of the technical environment

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in a technical leadership role (e.g. development team leader, software development manager or head of engineering) in SaaS / Cloud Product environment
  • You have experience in leading development teams and in mentoring & coaching, planning, managing and monitoring work streams
  • You have extensive experience in full software lifecycle; managing development, testing and deployment of SaaS, eCommerce and/or similar software solutions to market
  • You possess excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills
  • A working knowledge of our development methodologies, architecture and software stack would be a distinct advantage, including:
    • Scrum, Kanban and/or other agile methodologies
    • Multi-tenant LAMP applications
    • React cross platform development
    • iOS and Android app deployment
    • A Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field is preferred

If you feel this opportunity is of interest to you please get in touch. You can call me on 0862247895 or email [email protected]

Client Requirements: ***Candidates must be based in Ireland and hold a stamp 4, spouse visa or EU citizenship.***

Derek McCormack, Principal Recruiter - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Derek joined e-Frontiers as a Technical Resourcer / Recruiter beginning his career here as a recruitment professional. Derek has a number of years’ sales and customer-facing experience working in the Retail Sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Hons) from Athlone Institute of Technology. Derek is part of the permanent Software Engineering, Data and Test team responsible for hiring Software Engineers.

Specialises in: SQL, Data Science, Data/BI Analyst, DBA, DWH, Business Intelligence, ETL, Data Visualisation, Data Engineer, Frontend, Full stack