Engineering Director - Travel Technologies

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West Sussex, England
£80000 - £100000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
07 Sep 2016
05 Oct 2016
MCA - 17809
Matthew Carr
Job function
Full Time
Contract Type
A fantastic opportunity available in Brighton, Sussex for a global organistation who require an Engineering Director with proven skills in leadership, computer science, JavaScript and travel technologies experience.

In this challenging position you will be responsible for the engineering excellence and execution effectiveness, leading a team of self-starters, lean practitioners developing and implementing innovative technology solutions in support of the a global business. The successful candidate will be a versatile, business savvy techy leader with deep software engineering hands on experience who will collaborate with business stakeholders, product teams and cross functional technology groups to drive continuous delivery of product features and functionality in a highly mature agile environment.

Engineering Director Duties & Responsibilities:

*Ensure alignment of strategy, architecture, tools/methods with software engineers
*Able to do hands on coding especially as it relates to the development of proof of concepts and implementing strategic features and functionality.
*Supply technical leadership and apply best practices to further leading edge technology solutions within the Travel industry domain.
*Hands on in architecture design for major applications.
*Be a thought leader in advanced architecture design for front and backend systems.
*Liaise effectively with the product teams and establish highly collaborative, productive, partnerships with stakeholders.
*Develop culture enabling high employee engagement and cohesive, collaborative teams across domains and locations.
*Collaborate with a wide variety to stakeholders within business and technology teams to drive change required to execute product roadmaps.
*Coach, guide and promote creation of high quality, clearly documented, and compliant deliverables across engineering teams.
*Enable integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product managers, technical project managers, architects, engineers, and quality assurance.

Engineering Director Experience & Skills:

*Ideally worked in the travel industry within a Travel Technology department an advantage
*Computer Science or Information Systems degree or equivalent
*Work experience in Javascript and Java technologies
*Technical experience
*Advanced knowledge and understanding of architecture, applications systems design and integration with a detailed understanding of applicable programming methodologies.
*A strategic thinker, who is able to combine Technical skills with overall business strategy
*Must have a thorough understanding of scalable, secure and robust n-tier architectures for achieving end-to-end performance, scalability, availability, reliability, usability, configurability, integration and security.
*Strong knowledge of both front and back end JavaScript/Java Architecture strategies, components, tools, concepts, best practices, standards and systems of record.
*Experience in architecting highly scalable, high performance full stack applications using the following technologies with specific expertise in UI/UX: HTML5, RWD, JavaScript, CSS, Jquery, AngularJS, Bootstrap, JSON; Java/J2EE: Spring MVC/Batch, ,JBoss, Eclipse/IntelliJ; Databases: Oracle, MongoDB; Web Services: SOAP, RESTful, XML/Xpath/XQuery; MEAN stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and NodeJS).
*Must have a passion for solving industry problems through technology, combined with solid conceptual understanding and hands-on programming experience developing full stack Java applications.
*Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
*Proven ability to participate in, and contribute simultaneously to, multiple work streams including planning, logistics, communication, and follow up across a diverse and virtual team.

Salary Information:
*Generous basic salary depending on experience
*Company car
*Amazing benefits

If you are interested in the position and have the relevant experience please send your CV to Or click, Apply Now to send your CV or call Matt on 0207 347 5060

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