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Engineering Director



Ciklum is looking for an Engineering Director to join our team full-time in the United Kingdom.

We are a leading global product engineering and digital services company that unites 4000+ seasoned professionals globally on various projects in healthcare, fintech, travel, sportswear, entertainment, and security. Ciklum delivers high-impact technology solutions to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations worldwide.

About the role:

As an Engineering Director, become a part of a cross-functional development team working for Our Client.

The successful candidate will join our dynamic team dedicated to building an innovative social media platform that facilitates global discussions, idea exchange, and collective action. Our client organization is committed to shaping policies and initiatives for positive global impact, and we are looking for an Engineering Director to join the leadership team on this journey.


  • Proven track record in leading the development of large-scale digital platforms, preferably within the social media domain and global reach, from ideation to launch and ongoing enhancements
  • Hands-on experience with Bluesky, Mastodon, or similar code frameworks
  • Strong strategic thinking with the ability to align technical initiatives with business objectives
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders


  • Provide visionary leadership, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence within the engineering team
  • Define and communicate a technical strategy aligned with the product goals
  • Lead the end-to-end development process, ensuring adherence to project timelines, quality standards, and budget constraints
  • Leverage expertise in Bluesky or other open-source frameworks to streamline development, optimize performance, and ensure a unified codebase
  • Take responsibility for team development – recruit, mentor, and manage a high-performing engineering team
  • Collaborate with executive leadership to contribute to the strategic planning and roadmap for the social media platform
  • Evaluate and recommend technology solutions to enhance platform capabilities
  • Implement and ensure adherence to best engineering practices for code quality, testing, and deployment processes, driving continuous improvement initiatives to enhance overall development efficiency
  • Work closely with the Delivery Director and Product Director, providing technical guidance and recommending approaches to achieve desired client outcomes
  • Collaborate with technical experts from external organizations that the product needs to integrate with. Shape how the product can be integrated and scaled, defining the approach to product scaling

If you are a CTO or a visionary leader passionate about contributing to a positive global impact through technology and possess the required skills, we would like to talk to you to explore the suitability of this opportunity for both you and the project.

What's in it for you

  • Unique working environment, opportunity to lead and grow a large IT services organization, serving worlds leading enterprise companies and scale-ups
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Possibility to strategically influence the development of a large-scale international business

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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