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Dynamo's Head of Engineering

Dynamo's Head of Engineering

  • Location United Kingdom - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ072431
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

IT&S Group

Job Summary:

As a future thinking tech incubator we are developing the next-generation technologies that are being used to solve the energy transition issues we are facing globally. Dynamo (www.dynamosolutions.io) , one of our residents, is on a mission to optimise front line operations on the planet.

Dynamo's platform and connected apps allow front-line teams to plan and deliver work safely and efficiently. Dynamo’s platform is industry agnostic and targets over 800 million front-line workers in asset intensive industries.

We are looking for a Head of Engineering for Dynamo – prolific technical leader who brings fresh ideas from all areas, information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking and data storage, security, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, UI design and mobile; the list is endless and is growing every day.

Why join the team:
• Dynamo is solving a problem that touches the lives of millions of front line workers globally and enables them to return home safe to their families after every shift
• We have significant pull from customers and have signed multi-year deals with enterprise customers already
• High calibre team and a culture of continuous innovation, customer centricity and fast-paced execution
• Joining us at this stage means you get to shape the product.

So, if you are someone who enjoys solving big problems, thrives on challenge and ambiguity, is hands-on and not afraid of delivering at pace – join Dynamo on its mission to optimise front line operations on the planet.

Job Description:

What you’ll be doing

  • Leading the development and scaling of the Dynamo platform
  • Creating and delivering product roadmaps
  • Encouraging a successful company culture based on autonomy, responsibility and collaboration

What technical skills you will bring 

  • Practical experience in HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript 
  • Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks/libraries like React, Angular, Vue.js and their ecosystems. 
  • High level of experience in any of the following languages C++, C, C#, Objective-C, Java, Python 
  • Experience in engineering databases, algorithms, APIs and data structures 
  • Experience with cloud environment development, deployment and APIs 
  • Working knowledge of a continuous integration and delivery pipeline, a DevOps attitude to help build, run and own your own code in a production environment. 
  • A firm believer in test-driven development and continuous deployment with tools such as Jenkins. 
  • Best practice knowledge of security, performance and accessibility.  
  • Working knowledge of cloud platforms and serverless architecture with AWS and/or GCP. 
  • Previous usage of workflow tools such as JIRA. 
  • General software engineering maturity i.e. building efficient pipelines which have a high bus factor 
  • Experience in large orgs where there is a lot of role fragmentation i.e. security, site reliability, testers, scientists, analysts, product owners. 
  • Generalist skills i.e. might be exposed to winforms / wpf / web apps / data science / ml / data engineering 
  • Software Engineering maturity / CICD / Testing / PRs / Promotion / Environments / Ticketing +Auditing / Security tooling / standards 

Who you’ll be  

The business believes in leading by example to solve technical challenges, you will enjoy working with autonomy, cutting-edge technology, and talented teams. 


  • Demonstrate strong foundations in coding principles, be able to understand, create low-level algorithms and solve complex problems efficiently 
  • Comfortable leading teams developing web applications within agile methodology 
  • Keep up with the latest technology innovations in media, cloud and software development 
  • Effectively use tools and ingenuity to identify and fix defects before they become a problem 
  • Collaborate on and contribute to architectural plans 
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure requirements are met to the highest standard 

Why Join our team?

At bp, we provide an excellent working environment and employee benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others.

We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to crafting an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are significant, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, collaboration spaces in a modern office environment, and others benefits.

Reinvent your career as you help our business meet the challenges of the future. Apply now!

Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Agility core practices, Analytics, API and platform design, Business Analysis, Cloud Platforms, Coaching, Collaboration, Configuration management and release, Continuous deployment and release, Data Structures and Algorithms, Digital Project Management, Documentation and knowledge sharing, Facilitation, Information Security, iOS and Android development, Mentoring, Metrics definition and instrumentation, NoSql data modelling, Relational Data Modelling, Risk Management, Scripting, Service operations and resiliency, Software Design and Development, Source control and code management {+ 4 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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