Director of Engineering

We’re looking for a talented leader with a wealth of experience and a positive, collaborative attitude to drive our Engineering team forward.​
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for a talented leader with a wealth of experience and a positive, collaborative attitude to drive our Engineering team forward.

In this role, you can expect everyday challenges and responsibilities that will include:

  • Building and scaling a high-performance team through effective hiring, coaching, and development
  • Helping to prioritize, plan, and budget across engineering functions/operations as a member of the engineering leadership team
  • Empowering the engineering organization to achieve that success and hold them accountable for to the outcomes
  • Owning the execution of Software Product Development Lifecycle in R&D deliverables
  • Facilitating multidisciplinary projects involving engineering and other disciplines
  • Partnering with Product Management to ensure engineering's vision for success is aligned with the business goals

What you'll bring

  • You are a dynamic, self-motivated, creative thinker, with an appreciation of vision and goals.
  • You have a passion for success and always trying to perfect your craft. You do not stop until you reach or exceed your goals.
  • You take ownership of your work but also willing and able to work across teams in a matrix environment where you share your strengths and ideas with others.
  • You have extensive experience in working with stakeholders to create hiring strategies to develop quality teams
  • You have previously lead engineering organizations for high-growth start ups
  • You have high level architecture skills
  • Knowledge of good engineering practices and agile culture.
  • Track record of building scalable, reliable complex software solutions
  • Experience developing and implementing best practices for development in an Agile environment
  • Strong knowledge and experience with DevOps methods and coding standards and tools
  • A cultured approach to software architecture.
  • Basic knowledge of IT security.

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • Competitive salary and relocation packages for you and your family
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, learning labs, Hackathons/Designatons 
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others
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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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