Head of Engineering

Wealth Management

Latest Job



  • / London
  • / Permanent
  • / £150,000
REF: JD10805

Head of Development / Engineering – Wealth Management – £150,000+

Orbis are partnered with a Wealth Management firm in London who offer a variety of services for high net-worth individuals and institutions, with a focus on helping them achieve their long-term financial goals through innovative solutions.

This is a new, key hire for the company as they expand with recent high performance and looking to bring in a Head of Development to lead an engineering team consisting of 8 high performing engineers.

You will play a key role in the growth of the team, with the aim to be at 16 by 2025. This will be around 20% hands-on, so some coding will be required.

You’ll also be responsible for:

  • Day to day management and leadership of the team, reporting directly into the CTO
  • Identify any technical inefficiencies in existing systems and provide solutions for improvement
  • Drive implementation of automated testing and CI/CD principles to improve efficiency and performance
  • Step in and deputise for the CTO when required
  • Create development and progression plans for the development team to upskill and scale the team

What you need:

  • Proven experience successfully managing and leading engineering teams
  • Previous experience as a software engineer
  • High proficiency with Python, Django and any front end framework (ideally React)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • This is a small, dynamic company, so experience working within a fast paced start-up environment would be ideal

If this aligns with your experience and would like to find out more, please apply and I will reach out if applicable.

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