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Head of Engineering

Entia Ltd,  Highbury, London, UK

Full-Time, London UK

Entia is looking for a Head of Engineering to join the company’s management team. The Head of Engineering will work closely with the CTO to set the company’s technical direction, refine company processes and provide high-level technical review of products. 


Entia is a collection of multidisciplinary experts with a passion for improving the lives of people living with health conditions. With our products, we allow people to enjoy their lives with family and friends; free from the stress of constant hospital appointments and safe in the knowledge that their health is being monitored. Our home solutions are created from the ground-up with the user at the heart of the development process and in partnership with healthcare services around the world. Entia is backed by some of the UK’s leading investors and is linked with many top healthcare providers. We have unique, award-winning technology and designs and are targeting major global healthcare markets.


What You'll Do:

  • Be responsible for all engineering aspects of medical device development.

  • Work alongside Product Managers to provide direction, help prioritise and resource manage engineering work.

  • Provide technical review on all aspects of medical device development to maintain product quality.

  • Help the CTO and senior management with strategic planning.

  • Evolve the company’s processes to further product development speed, quality and efficiency.

  • Line manage the engineering team.

  • Identify resource gaps in the engineering team.

  • Help maintain and cultivate the company’s culture.


You are:

  • Someone who has excellent communication skills and the ability to explain yourself clearly in a multi-disciplinary environment.

  • Someone who has excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Someone who has a wide interest in technology and is excited by hard engineering problems.

  • Proactive and will work to fix issues quickly.

  • Excellent at prioritising work.

  • Naturally collaborative in your approach and able to inspire others.

  • Someone who loves processes and continuously improving them.

You Must Have:

  • A minimum of 3 years of managing an engineering team.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver physical products with embedded software at a high-quality level from R&D to manufacturing.

  • Experience in managing and growing an engineering team.

  • Experience of working in a quality management system.

  • Knowledge of software, electronics and physical product development processes.


Ideally, You Will Have:

  • Experience and knowledge of how to build medical devices.

  • Knowledge of ISO 13485:2016.

  • Knowledge of Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking/Engineering methodologies.


What We Can Offer:

  • The opportunity to hold a management position within a rapidly growing company at the forefront of a new healthcare sector.

  • The chance to create your own systems and processes with far-reaching impact. 

  • A flexible and fun work environment filled with passionate and extremely capable people.

  • Regular company events - monthly team lunches, international team trips and more.


Entia does not accept agency resumes or other unsolicited contact. Furthermore, Entia is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.