Join a rapidly growing insurtech company transforming the insurance industry specialising in designing software services and commercial insurance for brokers. As the VP of Engineering, you will lead technology initiatives, drive innovation, and build a high-performing engineering team. Shape technological strategy, ensuring scalability, security, and continuous improvement of our platform. Leverage deep insurance expertise to align technology initiatives with business goals and stay at the forefront of insurtech innovation.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
- Develop and execute technology strategy in alignment with business objectives.
- Provide visionary leadership in collaboration with the CEO to drive insurtech innovation.
- Align technology initiatives with overall business goals in collaboration with executive leadership.
- Build a product roadmap and meet timelines to support scalability.
- Ensure board support for technology solutions designed to meet business objectives.
- Possess a deep understanding of the insurance industry, regulatory landscape, and emerging trends.
- Stay abreast of technological advancements in insurance, advising on their integration of platform
Team Building and Management:
- Recruit, lead, and mentor a world-class engineering team.
- Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.
- Provide technical guidance to ensure successful delivery of high-quality software solutions.
- Oversee the end-to-end product development lifecycle.
- Drive the development of scalable, reliable, and secure software solutions.
- Identify new features, solutions, or services to enhance the platform and drive ROI.
- Identify and evaluate strategic partnerships to enhance technological capabilities.
- Build and maintain relationships with technology vendors and industry partners.
- Mitigate technological risks through effective security measures and compliance standards.
- Ensure technology infrastructure is resilient and capable of handling growth.
- Maintain SOC II type 2 compliance and identify additional certificates for resilience and security.
- Proven leadership in insurtech or related industries.
- Extensive experience building and leading high-performing engineering teams.
- Deep knowledge of insurance industry operations, regulations, and emerging technologies.
- Strong strategic thinking to align technology initiatives with business objectives.
- Hands-on experience in software development with a strong understanding of modern methodologies.