Head of Frontend Engineering at hx
Remote-First organisation – London HQ
What do all of these things have in common? hx!
To reimagine technology to transform analytical decision-making, helping our customers make smarter decisions faster.
Who we are
The most interesting scaleup you haven’t yet heard of! Our product, Renew, lets users build and iterate complex mathematical models with the small, sparse and fragmented datasets that are used to drive critical decisions in many businesses. Such models are used to help answer questions like:
This sort of analysis has recently been neglected in favour of big data/analytics, but we are on a mission to change this. Our product has applications across multiple industries – we are focusing on speciality insurance to start with, but we believe our software has far further reach (including beyond the financial sector).
Why is this role special?
* capital ‘H’ intentional – we do some cool stuff you won’t see elsewhere
What does Engineering mean at hx?
Our Engineering team is front-and-centre in our mission to help our customers make smarter decisions faster. Building Renew has challenged us to solve many interesting problems, including:
We’ve historically solved these problems with hard work and smart thinking, but we’ve reached the ‘two pizza limit’ and need move from ‘zero to one’ in places and ‘one to many’ in others so we can confidently solve more problems in parallel – problems like:
Who are we looking for?
A Head of Engineering who will own, operate, grow and define our entire frontend capability. Your capability will be a pivotal part of a larger Product Engineering organisation along with groups from Backend Engineering, Product, Quality, Reliability and Security, and you’ll be part of its leadership team.
You must have:
You must be:
We additionally appreciate:
What will you do?
In your first week:
Within one month:
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Within six months:
What do we offer?
hx is different and so is our hiring process. We want to see you at your best, so we let you customise the major stages – essentially a “choose your own adventure” hiring process that adapts to your individuality.
Diversity @ hx
We are committed to diversity and equal opportunity. We’re a talented and high-energy, but low-ego and kind team who believes that the more inclusive we are, the better our work and culture is. We are not yet where we want to be in terms of balance, but it is our mission to build a team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives and we are working hard towards that goal.
If you like the sound of this role but you’re not totally sure whether you’re the right fit – please apply anyway and we’ll let you know either way. Remember: you miss every shot you don’t take!
PS Our new blog is now live!
Check it out at https://medium.com/hyperexponential