Head of Engineering

at EQUITY X LTD. in London

Company description
EQUITY X LTD. is an award-winning FinTech start-up - an equity valuation tool developer. This tool helps startup founders to automate tiring numerical work to create benchmarks for their business plans. The company was selected as a finalist for PITCH360 at Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017 on 10 -11 April 2017, and was chosen as a leading FinTech start-up at International FinTech Conference held by HM government on 12 April 2017. Furthermore, the company won the first prize (2017 startup of the year) at Startup Grind Europe on 14 June 2017. Then, the company joined London & Partners Business Growth Programme in August. EQUITY X is now looking for a Head of Engineering with a strong entrepreneurial spirit based in London as a core member. You will be a part of a small and focused team and have high levels of responsibility and excellent career prospects by co-working with our team.

Key requirements
- 5+ years of experience building web applications  
- Team player 
- Passion for solving engineering problems 
- Test-driven methodologies such as TDD or BDD   
- Solid web fundamentals (HTTP, Cache, Security, Cookies, etc)   
- Knowledge of data collection tools such as Python, Ruby and C++
- Computer Science degree or related  

Desirable skills 
- Back-end web application development
(ideally Node.js ecosystem, but experience with any other widely-used technology is acceptable)   
- Front-end development: excellent knowledge of JavaScript and libraries such as Angular, React and jQuery   
- Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS (including tools such as Sass or LESS)   
- Building and deploying services on Amazon Web Services  or Heroku
- Knowledge of web application security and vulnerabilities   
- Experience interacting with UI/UX experts   
- DevOps: experience with automation tools such as bash, Makefile, Ansible, etc

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Published at 05 Sep 2017
Expires on 05 Nov 2017