Head of Software Engineering

Head of Software Engineering required for a leading Dublin based investment bank that provides cutting edge investment and capital markets products globally. This is a senior leadership role and remit is to support the strategic growth of the Irish office and to lead and manage the growing software engineering team in Ireland (currently 20 engineers)



  • Own the software development and engineering software growth strategy for Dublin
  • Work with external parties to develop effective 3rd party partnership models
  • Full oversight of work being done in Ireland and report to exec management
  • Be a key participant in the global future footprint strategy
  • Participate in external engagements help build the brand and raise the company profile
  • Overall management of growing team of 20 – work with functional managers to develop meaningful development plans for each person
  • Create and support hiring activities for new talent
  • Enabling benchmarking of talent across the team and continuous assessment of team members Instill a strong reward and recognition culture
  • Instill a continuous learning culture


  • A senior technology people-oriented leader with extensive experience in leading software development / engineering teams
  • Strong passion for leading, developing, coaching, and growing multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Equally comfortable having deep technical discussions as well as strategic conversations with senior leadership
  • Strong technical background and experience in leading teams across some of the following tech Java / JavaScript / Node / Scala / C++, Cloud (Azure pref), API & REST services, continuous integration tools (Teamcity / Jenkins), Atlassian suite (Confluence / JIRA)
  • Capital markets expertise is beneficial but not a requirement



  • Starting salary of 120-130K
  • Bonus
  • 8% pension
  • PHI
  • 25 days AL
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