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VP of Engineering



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Engineering · London · Hybrid Remote

VP of Engineering

Why Flexciton

Join Flexciton, where innovation meets inspiration in the heart of the semiconductor industry. We're pioneers in the 4th industrial revolution, crafting cutting-edge AI solutions tailored for manufacturing. Our customers are global leaders, reshaping the semiconductor landscape, delivering billions of dollars of chips across the globe.

Our state-of-the-art technology is redefining semiconductor manufacturing, leading to unparalleled efficiency, sustainability, and performance. Semiconductors are the cornerstone of tomorrow, integral to innovations in everything from automobiles to space exploration.

At Flexciton, we're on an exhilarating upward trajectory, with our solutions increasingly critical to the productivity of the world’s most advanced semiconductor facilities. Come join us and be a part of our journey.

About the role

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Vice President of Engineering, to lead and grow our talented engineering team and deliver a number of deep tech products. As our VP of Engineering, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our engineering organisation, technology stack and architecture. As our VP of Engineering you will report directly to our CTO and cofounder, collaborate cross-functionally with senior leaders across Flexciton, and play a major role in guiding the direction of our product roadmaps and strategy. The right candidate has a results-oriented mindset and thrives in a fast-moving, transparent, values-driven leadership team and company while nurturing an expanding team of highly engaged developers.

What you will be doing as our VP of Engineering

As VP Engineering, you'll serve as a cornerstone of strategic leadership and cross-functional collaboration, driving technical and cultural excellence while applying your engineering acumen to directly contribute to the success of our groundbreaking solutions.

As a senior leader you will be expected to help define and drive the activities required to excel in the role and best meet the needs of the business, including:

  • Operating as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, to help shape the company’s strategic objectives and align engineering strategies with the needs of the business.
  • Working closely with the Product Management team to help influence and shape the product roadmap.
  • Collaborating with the CTO on technology and product direction.
  • Leading and shaping the engineering organisation, with a focus on great execution and reliable delivery, and bringing the best out of every engineer.
  • Leading by example to cultivate a culture of excellence, inclusivity, and continuous improvement within the engineering team and across the company.
  • Fostering an environment of technical excellence and innovation, encouraging the team to find creative solutions and coaching them on effective ways of working.
  • Guiding the engineering team around best practices in software architecture, design, and implementation to meet the performance, scalability, reliability, and security requirements that are critical to the success of our customers.
  • While not required to be the technical expert in every discussion, effectively leveraging and augmenting the team's expertise to enhance product design and solve technical challenges.
  • Nurturing the professional and personal development of the team, identifying opportunities for growth and facilitating mentorship and training.

What we are looking for

  • Proven experience (10+ years) in engineering leadership roles, with a track record of successfully leading and growing high-performance engineering organisations in tech startups or scale-up environments.
  • Strong technical experience across a broad range of software engineering challenges, with the ability to engage in deep technical problem solving with engineers of all levels.
  • Outstanding communication across all levels (senior leadership, peer, downwards).
  • Experience with developing and delivering B2B and SaaS based products.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, devops, and security.
  • Desired experience in data privacy, AI, IP.
  • Passion for innovation, technology, and driving positive change in the industry.
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Engineering · London · Hybrid Remote

VP of Engineering

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