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VP of Engineering Tech · London, Paris · Fully Remote

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We’re looking for a VP of Engineering to join and lead our tech team, and help us build tomorrow’s solution for B2B payments.

Remote from theUK or France

We’re looking for a VP of Engineering to join and lead our tech team, and help us build tomorrow’s solution for B2B payments. Our mission is to enable 1 million businesses to access a better way to pay by 2025. You will manage a high performing tech organisation that will deliver this vision.

About Hokodo

We’re an international and diverse team of experienced finance, tech, and data science specialists, based in London and Paris whose goal is to modernise online B2B payments.

Our B2B Buy Now, Pay Later solution enables merchants to offer credit terms to their business customers instantly. Merchants integrated with us see a 40% average increase in revenue… and we’re only just getting started.

We already have a list of stellar clients and are scaling rapidly across Western Europe. We’ve also recently raised $40 million in Series B investment which will help us with our mission of enabling 1 million businesses to access a better way to pay by 2025. We’ve made good progress so far with more than 40,000 businesses already regularly using Hokodo, but we need your help to take us to the next level!

About the role

We’re offering the chance to really make a difference in the world of B2B e-commerce. Coming in as our first VP of Engineering you’ll be directing and building a highly skilled organisation that will deliver our payments and insurance platform. You will be a key member of our leadership team.

You’ll be a part of a high performing team, composed of mostly senior to expert level engineers, and your decisions and actions will have a direct impact on our business success. You’ll work alongside Sami, the co-founder and CTO, as well as Alex, the Head of Product.

Location: we have offices in London and Paris, the engineering team is mostly remote and distributed in France and the UK.

What you’ll be doing

Own the structure and success of the organisation; you’ll plan and organise the engineering team ensuring we have the right people to deliver

Hire, mentor and coach the team to develop their potential

  • Partner with Product to plan and prioritise the engineering teams’ scope for Hokodo’s roadmap

Unblock roads and resolve critical issues; troubleshooting and influencing between different business areas at Hokodo

Who we’re looking for

Experience scaling and managing an engineering team, ideally within a high growth business

A background in software engineering

  • Expertise to drive delivery, understanding people and priorities

A great coach and communicator; able to translate complex engineering topics to non technical colleagues

Ability to coach and manage conflicting perspectives, shaping solutions and driving impact

  • Understanding the importance of scalability and security

Nice to have

Understand the importance of networking and building an engineering brand for hiring and business development

Fluent in French

  • Experience in start-ups

Understanding of research and development i.e an eye on new technologies and experimentation

Hokodo’s tech stack

Frontend in React, TypeScript, Next.js

Interview Process

Interview with our Head of Talent (30-45 min)

Interview with our CTO (45-60 min)

  • Case study with team members

Interview with the co-CEOs Richard and/or Louis

We love what we do and always aspire to be the best at it. We’re passionate about making our industry better and aren’t afraid of the competition,Hokodo is more than a place to work. We pride ourselves on our culture of down to earth, humble employees who are always willing to go the extra mile to help each other out!

Ultimately we believe in one goal and we strive as a team to get there, together!

Own the Outcome

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