• Location
    • United Kingdom
  • Date Posted
  • Jun. 14, 2021
  • Function
  • Product Engineering
  • Sector
  • Business Applications

Canary Wharf, England, United Kingdom


Clausematch is an award-winning global Compliance Technology company with a unique AI-powered SaaS product offering for regulated firms including Banks, Investment Management, Payments and Insurance. We help businesses run safely and meet their obligations with smart connected documents.

Our solution is an innovative platform allowing companies to collaborate on governance, risk and compliance documents smarter, faster and more efficiently while solving multiple workflow and organisational problems. As Clausematch is still in its high growth phase, we thoroughly believe the opportunities are virtually boundless, and for the right candidate it is an exciting time to help our customers solve difficult challenges in governance, risk, and compliance (GRC).

We are a small and agile team with a presence across Europe, USA and Asia. We are growing very quickly due to the increased demand from new clients.

The role and key responsibilities

We are looking for a VP of Engineering to support the CTO and take some ownership in leading the technical team. The ideal candidate will be playing a pivotal role in recruiting, developing and leading a highly effective and high-performing global engineering team, that is set to double in size in the next 12 months. The responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Organising work in teams based on the product vision
  • Ensuring the execution of the product vision and plans according to the established quality metrics
  • Continuously improve the processes and documentation behind the technical product execution
  • Lead and grow a globally distributed engineering organization through hiring and coaching
  • Focus on talent recruitment and career development
  • Set and manage expectations between internal and external stakeholders
  • Grow an outstanding, healthy, collaborative engineering culture in line with the company values
  • Be an active part of the leadership team and collaborate with other leaders in the organisation
  • Scrum-like approach for SaaS deployments and release management to global clients. Streamline the workflow between engineering and QA teams
  • Coach technical team leads and other cross-functional teams
  • Communicate technology strategy at all levels to fellow management, investors, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders as and when required


  • Clear track record of leading high-performing geo-dispersed tech teams, or working closely with such a leader for at least 2 years
  • 5+ years experience of working with enterprise clients across the globe
  • Commercial mindset evolved through extensive project management experience in a multi-stakeholder environment
  • Strong technical and engineering background that includes cloud technology, platforms and user-facing applications
  • Good knowledge and experience of our stack and tools - see further below
  • You must live within commuting distance of London (although the role will be remote at first)
  • Ability to communicate in English at a professional level, both written and oral

Our Stack & Tools

  • Java 11
  • Kotlin
  • Spring
  • Elasticsearch 7.4
  • Redis 5
  • Postgres 10
  • Angular
  • Aws
  • Salt
  • Jira
  • Notion
  • Slack
  • Jenkins

Business skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong accountability, ownership, strategy and planning
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong documentation skills - creating, implementing and embedding functional documentation processes
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work both independently and cross-functionally in an agile environment
  • An individual who desires and thrives on working in a fast-paced environment, and bringing others along on the journey
  • Aligned with, and promotes the mission and goals of the company
  • Developing, mentoring and coaching, leading by example with integrity and honesty to inspire and motivate others
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills, diplomacy and collaboration
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good listening, feedback and guidance skills
  • Treats others with respect


  • Competitive salary and share options package
  • Be part of fun, high energy, growing technology company
  • Located in the Canary Wharf WeWork (with flexibility to work remotely or another WeWork on occasion)
  • Private health insurance provided by Vitality
  • Good holiday allowance: 26 days + 3 days in addition to Christmas holidays
  • Annual corporate team retreats