JET Connectivity

Job Vacancy

Head of Engineering

Role Description

We are seeking a skilled Head of Engineering with a background in telecoms or software engineering looking for a role where you can own the engineering function, make the technology choices, and grow a team.


You will collaborate with the CTO on technical strategy and will be able to influence the technology choices, making recommendations and providing subject matter expertise to the wider engineering team as a key part of the technology management team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work deployment and technical resource of the engineering team
  • Managing engineering function of customer projects alongside the project manager
  • Day to day management of the engineering team, managing capacity, roles, and responsibilities of the team, along with highlighting new capability requirements
  • Work as part of the senior management team, assisting with strategic growth of the business


Required Skills and Experience

  • In depth knowledge of network architectures and software development
  • Team leadership and mentoring experience
  • Project delivery experience
  • Competent in Microsoft 365 including word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Outlook


Desired Experience

    • Project and programme management experience
    • Maritime sector experience

More details

Salary Range: £65-90k

Working Hours: Full time, 40 hours/week

Location: Hybrid based with an expectation that there will be 2 days on average in an office around Farnborough

Reporting: This role will report to the CEO and will be responsible for the Principal Engineers and Project Manages

We are a small, friendly team working closely to grow the business. We are looking for people to join us that are equally willing to get stuck in and support colleagues for our mutual goals.


We aim to work collaboratively and provide an opportunity for progression. If you are looking to step up into this role but don’t quite tick all the boxes, you are welcome to apply and explore how you would fit our team.

How to apply

Email us at with a copy of your CV and a letter detailing why you would like to join our team and what skills and experience you would bring with you.


We aim to get back to every applicant but in some cases we might only be able to respond to those offered an interview.