Head of Software Engineering

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Department / Function: Software Development

Location: London

Job Advert Description:

The Role

This is an excitign new opportunity for an experienced Head of Engineering to oversee all software engineering capability and methodology. Delivering the vision for the company and identifying the best methodologies, tools and organisational model for software development.  

The role requires a strong aptitude for leading and managing people, driving delivery and ensuring that the team can deliver needs of the business and its customers.

Working across HQ, regional offices, client locations and near and offshore the Head of Engineering takes responsibility for all software related activity driving engineering excellence.

The Opportunity

  • Play an active role in leading the discussion and panning for future innovation and technology solutions.
  • Engage business and process owners and lead the collaborative planning effort to leverage emerging technologies for addressing strategic business goals.
  • Work with delivery directors, account teams and clients to deliver engineering excellence.
  • Promote teamwork and leadership behaviours within own group, other peer groups, and across the wider organisation
  • Create a collaborative partnership among executive leaders and portfolio stakeholders

The Person

  • In depth experience leading and inspiring large teams, with demonstrated ability to work across a matrix.
  • Experienced in quality practices, techniques, and tools at all layers of the software stack.
  • Strong communication, leadership and influencing skills at all levels of the organisation.
  • The ability to lead without direct authority or remit at all levels across the organisation.
  • Act as coach and mentor to drive the ongoing focus on engineering capability

Join NTT DATA in the UK and you will be joining a growing company where you will be more than just another employee. With an entrepreneurial attitude you will have the opportunity to grow your career and stand out from the crowd. At NTT DATA we help develop innovative business and IT solutions for some of the most respected organisations in the public and private sectors. 

At NTT DATA we place great importance on the value of diversity. The powerful effect of being able to call on a diverse workforce and all the benefits that go with it are central to our culture. It's a core principle that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. We believe that building an inclusive and diverse workplace is essential to our success; we want our people to feel comfortable, be themselves and, as a result thrive.

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