Head of Development

Head of Development

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £90,000

  • Contact:

    Victoria Gunstone

  • Email:


  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


£70,000 - £90,000

Yolk are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with Funding Xchange, a London based Fintech set to open a second office in South Wales at the start of 2020 to house a team of talented engineers.

They are about to embark on an exciting new chapter, offering our platform as a SaaS solution to banks and lenders (currently working with Monzo and MoneySuperMarket) to help them transform their customer experience. Their platform helps SMEs secure business funding cutting the application process down from weeks to just minutes. They are about to embark on a new journey, providing their SaaS solution to high street banks to improve the customer experience.

This is what you’ll be doing

Their first and key hire is that of a Head of Development, someone who will provide technical leadership and coaching for the development teams, and help those teams grow into people who can do the same. It’s an "on the tools" role and you should have hands on experience of Java, cloud architecture, and building sustainable services.

As a Head of Development not only will you be hands on with coding but offer technical leadership to those you work with. Providing coaching and mentoring to junior team members that want to improve not only their technical ability but also professional stature.

There’s also some must haves

  • Min 3 years’ experience in a leadership role, working with a cross functional team
  • Implementing and maintaining service based architecture
  • Java, Spring and Microservices
  • AWS services including Lambda
  • Able to confidently interact in with client facing discussions and engaging with stakeholders
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodologies
  • Prior experience working within the FinTech industry

This is what you’ll get in return

  • Salary range of £70k - £90k DOE
  • A flexible work set up with remote working
  • Central Cardiff offices

Yolk Recruitment is working in partnership with Funding Xchange on a retained basis for the recruitment of a number of key roles including this. If you wish to apply to this role please contact Victoria Gunstone at Yolk Recruitment or simply apply to this advertisement via the methods outlined. Please note that Funding Xchange will not be accepting direct applications, and will direct you back to Yolk Recruitment. For an initial informal discussion then please contact Victoria Gunstone on the phone number provided - 02921673745 / 07983108796.