Head of Technology

Location:
Borehamwood, UK
Salary:
Negotiable depending on experience
Start date:
ASAP
Job Type:
Permanent / Full-time

Who you are…

You are comfortable being in a leadership role and acting with influence comes naturally to you. You understand that creating a good product and good technology is hard, and enjoy the challenge of consistently improving the platform and infrastructure. You recognise to be able to build great things, you need to be experienced in managing a team of developers, project managers and technical experts. You have excellent verbal and written skills and feel relaxed juggling many balls simultaneously.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Providing hands-on and quality leadership to our technology function. This includes line management responsibility to several areas: Architecture, Infrastructure & DevOps, QA, SysAdmin and IT Security.  This includes all areas of leadership from recruitment, task assignments, skills development to software and infrastructure delivery.
  • Overseeing the infrastructure of technical operations
  • Lead the development and management of the company's technological plans
  • Overseeing data security and management
  • Leading the maintenance of the company's network
  • Envisioning how different forms of technology will be used throughout the company
  • Implementing the businesses' technical strategy and managing the overall technology roadmap of the business
  • Researching ways the company's technological assets can be improved
  • Maintaining current and creating new networking safeguards that prevent security breaches and keep client information confidential
  • Assessing whether new technologies are appropriate for the company to use
  • Ensuring technologies currently in use are efficient and making changes wherever necessary
  • This role reports to the CEO / CTO

You’ll need to…

  • Be an impactful, innovative and collaborative Technology leader, ideally with experience within the Media/Advertising sectors with at least 10+ years of leadership experience
  • Possess a positive attitude and energy for working in a fast growth/scaling business environment
  • Have strong analytical and quantitative skills, with a track-record of using data in decision-making
  • Be an intellectually curious individual who thrives on problem-solving
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be a clear and impactful communicator who can easily adapt their approach to a diverse audience, whether that’s with internal or external stakeholders
  • Be a superb manager with a high degree of empathy that supports the creation of a collaborative and productive environment where the teams are able to do their best work
  • Have a strong bias for execution, focused on outcomes. You will be comfortable “showing” rather than “telling” your teams how things are done to an extremely high standard
  • Be dynamic in style and approach. You are able to thrive in a changing environment and able to set out the best way to deliver on goals in a rapidly evolving market
  • Be structured and organised, able to handle the competing long-term demands of strategic initiatives and urgent short-term tasks
  • Ensure effective hiring practices so that you can build the right team to work for you and further the company's aims
  • Have the ability to constantly educate yourself so that you’re up-to-date with the latest technological advances
  • Have the ability to research and predict the ways that different technologies can impact the organisation's development
  • Comfortable with SQL and strong knowledge of .NET, C#, HTML
  • Have strong Excel knowledge (VBA desired)
  • Ideally you would have previous experience integrating Facebook marketing API or Google Adwords API (desirable)
  • Be responsive to constructive feedback
  • Have a passionate thirst for knowledge and belief that technology can make businesses run smarter
  • Demonstrate you can plan and strategise at a senior level
  • Have a persuasive and confident approach to projects
  • Be a strong team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills, including great attention to detail
  • Have experience of Angular, JQuery and Typescript (nice to have)
  • Have experience in some or all of the following: multi-dimensional and tabular cubes, MDX/DAX, CSS/SASS (nice to have)

Who we are…

Redmill is a privately owned media technology company, headquartered in the UK with offices in London, UK, China, and Turkey.  Founded in 2010, our sole objective is to empower international advertisers (like HSBC, Danone, Reckitt Benckiser, Rimmel London, Marc Jacobs fragrance, Cadbury, MasterCard, the manufacturers of Oreo, Finish, Dettol, Birds Eye ... to name but a few) and provide complete visibility and transparency to their advertising data.

We make great media software. And continuously enhance our portfolio of products through innovation and working hand in hand with our clients to truly understand (and deliver) what they need.

We have had a phenomenal 12 months of growth and are seeking high performing, experienced media professionals to join our team.

We are committed to a different way of working. We offer a friendly and supportive work culture, where our people are central to our success.

Our office is designed to be fun, creative, and interesting. At our heart we know that a happy team is a high performing team. Our business success demonstrates, we hope, how happy our people are.

If a new, exciting, and more refreshing way of working appeals, we would love to hear from you.

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave with the ability to Buy/Sell up to 5 days annual leave per year
  • Closed between Christmas and New Year
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Compassionate and sick leave
  • Perkbox (providing great perks from discounted cinema tickets to eating out offers and high street savings)
  • Travel insurance for business trips
  • Games area, food and drink in the office
  • Social events including summer party and Christmas celebration (when not COVID!)
  • Friendly dogs in the office
  • Pension
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Flexible working
  • Christmas cash bonus paid to all employees for each year we are profitable (currently this has been paid EVERY year)
  • Longevity bonus paid at 5 years

What's next?

Send your CV to us - jobs@redmillsolutions.com
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