Head of Engineering

Department: Management | Teamwork HQ, Cork, Ireland

About Us

At Teamwork, we pride ourselves on creating the best software, working with outstanding people, and going above and beyond for our customers. That excellence has been rewarded with hundreds of thousands of amazing customers across the globe and millions of users who sign in every day to trust us with getting their businesses organized and running productively. We’re a profitable, entirely self-funded business with no investors or outside influences beyond one: our customers and what's best for them. It’s a responsibility that we take very seriously. We’re a company of action, full of triers and doers: we try things, we make mistakes, and we learn from them.

Growing this team from Cork with an extremely talented group of people is an amazing journey to be a part of. We’re a place to work unlike any other, with a unique, creative way of doing things: see for yourself.

We are now hiring a Head of Engineering to lead and grow our product teams. This person will work alongside our CTO and be responsible for the development and delivery of our future products, including the analysis, design, development, debugging, and enhancement of world class solutions.


Responsible for the realization of the Product Development vision through execution

Responsible for Teamwork’s Product technical competence

Identifies any development bottlenecks throughout the organisation

Drive predictable engineering operations with a measurable improvement in the efficiency/time of our releases

Ensure the appropriate resources are allocated to the necessary area

Foster a culture of innovation and promote engineering best practices across teams and locations while ensuring that the best processes are in place

Balance immediate and long term business outcomes with strategic technical development and technical debt

Set clear expectations and vision for the product engineering organization, setting and tracking goals and delivering feedback to team members

Interact with the non-product technical teams (Performance, SysOps, Testing etc.) and customers to solve everyday problems in an innovative way

Developing standards and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met and consistent

Preparing and optimizing budgets

You will demonstrate excellent communication skills and an ability to connect with other engineers

Recommending technological developments and improvements on efficiency & standards

Promote and encourage cross-product technical alignment and code-sharing

About You

Must have significant experience - 10 years + working in the software industry 

Has worked in a Software (Product) Development role previously

Held technical leadership roles with significant product development as a key component of the role

Successful track record of people leadership 

Lead high performing dev teams in similar companies

Experience building development teams from the ground up 

Experience with enterprise level SaaS software

Educated to Degree level in a relevant technical discipline.  E.g. Computer Science/Software Development 

Postgraduate qualification in a relevant technical discipline would be advantageous

Sustained learning displayed i.e. online/academic learning, meetups, seminars, conferences etc. 

What You Can Expect

Working at Teamwork isn't like a normal job. We believe in hiring only the best and then looking after them like they deserve. On top of a great financial package, we do everything possible to make Teamwork a great place to work.

We believe in paying a competitive salary: earn what you're worth, with regular reviews. We’re committed to your long-term future at the company, and we’re passionate about helping you to improve and enhance your skills. You have unparalleled freedom in how you do your job. Spot something that needs improving? Off you go, make it happen.

You’ll be given only the very best equipment so that, whatever your role, you'll have the very best kit to help you do your best work. We're invested in your health and happiness. We offer full health insurance and income protection to all our employees, so you can rest assured that you and your loved ones will be taken care of, no matter what happens.

We offer an unmatched work environment, that’s built to make life easy and is constantly improved. We also have an incredible campus unlike anything you’ve seen before (unless you’ve already checked out our YouTube channel). Discounted travel schemes and a Bike to Work scheme make it even easier to get to us, and catered lunches and plenty of in-house snacks and refreshments mean that you’ll always stay refreshed and refuelled.

We take work-life balance very seriously: we’ll set you up with a subsidized gym membership at the gym of your choice, as well as weekly gym classes at the gym downstairs. We also have an in-house games room, for when you want to take a quick break or challenge a co-worker, and regular company-sponsored lunches, movie nights, and nights out.Sounds epic? Join the journey at Teamwork

Sounds epic? Join the journey at Teamwork.

Teamwork is an equal opportunities employer.

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We would be delighted to hear from you!