Head of Engineering / Engineering Lead / Lead Engineer – Financial instrument that stops pollution - Central London - £100,000

The Head of Engineering / Engineering Lead / Lead Engineer and the Business

A Fintech start-up founded by leaders within clean energy and technology have built an entirely new system designed to simplify carbon investing, in order to shrink the world’s carbon footprint by commercialising climate change.

The initial build of their platform has been produced methodically. However, your role as the Engineering Lead will be to take ownership of all of the software engineering and help reshape the platform using your extensive frontend/backend experience.

You will have the autonomy to create product roadmaps, implement and maintain the full software stack and wider infrastructure, managing the build of internal and external frontend interfaces and implementing your own ideas. While the company is growing to have a global presence being the only one of it’s kind, they are looking to stay small to ensure everyone can visibly see the changes and impact they have are entrepreneurs in their specific fields.

The company have a flat structure as they believe this creates increased involvement in the decision-making process to increase time saved and efficiency, and everyone in the team is able to wear many different hats, stooping to any necessary level.

The Perks of being the Head of Engineering / Engineering Lead / Lead Engineer

In return, they offer the opportunity to work within a small, niche experienced team that are challenging the status quo for carbon investing. As well as a competitive salary with regular recognition check-ups, they can offer share options, a flexible start and end to your day to balance your family life, great holiday allowance including 28 days holiday as well as your birthday and all bank holidays off, remote working options, healthcare and a personal learning and training allowance for your continued development!

Main Responsibilities and required Competencies for Head of Engineering / Engineering Lead / Lead Engineer

  • Proven leadership experience, although leading a team is not required for this position.
  • Frontend experience with React and Redux (30%).
  • Backend experience with C# or Core .NET (70%)
  • Full stack experience with Nodejs.
  • Automated testing with unit integration.
  • Terraform for infrastructure as a code as they scale into a global platform.
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Relational or NoSQL databases.

If you’re interested in pursuing a Head of Engineering / Engineering Lead / Lead Engineer role for an environmentally focused business and want to find out more, please send an updated CV to