Head of Engineering / CTO

Job Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Functional Expertise
Salary Type
GBP £150,000.00

Job Description

Imagine this: you’ll leading a cutting-edge tech company, steering a team towards innovation. You lead brilliant minds, pioneer solutions, and chart the course for success in emerging technologies.

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to lead the charge in designing, implementing, and scaling web apps, APIs, and mobile solutions for our client’s company operating in the ​​maritime industry headquartered in Dubai, UAE.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary range of $60,000 to $100,000 per annum, depending on your experience.
  • A dynamic environment within a global tech company focused on Web3, blockchain, and emerging tech.
  • Opportunity to lead and innovate in a hyper-growth, competitive landscape.
  • Empowerment to build and lead cross-functional, self-organising teams to deliver exceptional results.
  • A culture of continuous learning and growth, where feedback is valued and curiosity is celebrated.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, driving engagement and building compelling narratives.
  • Dive deep into Lean/Agile principles, guiding our teams towards efficient and impactful practices.

More about the client and the role 

  • Our client is a global leader in revolutionising the way goods move across the world.
  • Driving the creation of end-to-end software solutions, delivering value in small, impactful batches.
  • Leading your team's discovery and execution, bringing value to their customers with every milestone.
  • Taking charge of a key domain within our client’s product, shaping its evolution and impact.
  • Collaborating closely with your Product counterpart, diving deep into customer needs and crafting strategies for success.
  • Inspiring and guiding a talented team of engineers, fostering a culture of innovation and ownership.
  • Mentoring and developing engineering talent, ensuring our team remains at the forefront of tech excellence.
  • Contributing to strategic initiatives, shaping the future of our client’s tech organisation.

Who are we looking for? 

  • Expertise in distributed systems architecture, mobile development, and modern tech stacks.
  • Proficient in testing, automation, and continuous delivery practices.
  • Experienced in DevOps, Trunk Based Development, and Agile methodologies.
  • A track record of 8+ years in software engineering, with 4+ years in technical leadership.
  • Skilled in cloud platforms, particularly AWS, to drive our client’s tech infrastructure forward.
  • Shape the future of quality, performance, monitoring, and security standards within our client’s organisation.
  • A visionary leader with a keen product sense, driving impactful opportunities for our client’s engineers.
  • Skilled in building relationships, managing stakeholders, and fostering team collaboration.
  • A champion of continuous product discovery and delivery, driving value with technical excellence.
  • Experienced in leading empowered, cross-functional teams to deliver exceptional results.

Priority Crypto  

We specialise in emerging tech recruitment, including Web3, blockchain, crypto and more. We break down barriers and facilitate borderless connections, creating a global network where collaboration drives success. Based in the UK, we operate globally. 


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