Innovation & Tech Lead – The Factory
Requisition # BEL001W7
Post Date Jul 27, 2020
EY – like other corporations – is investing in becoming a more innovative and even more entrepreneurial company. This is necessary because we need to develop new business models, based on technology, to stay ahead of potential competition and disrupting start-ups. That’s where The Factory comes in – it’s an environment completely dedicated to innovation, co-creation & conception of digital solutions for EY and our clients.
For this team, we are looking for an Innovation & Tech Lead with a solid technical background. Now… what’s in a name? The Factory was launched 3 years ago to enable bottom-up innovation within EY. Across the WEM (Western-Europe & Maghreb) region, EY has already initiated many innovation programs. The Factory organizes ideation campaigns, innovation workshops and has established a solid project delivery process, using the agile methodology. EY is looking for someone to lead the innovation team that coordinates these initiatives within the region.
As our Innovation & Tech Lead, you will:
+ Be responsible for the management of the team and the overall rollout of its activities
+ Enable internal innovation within multiple countries simultaneously
+ Take full responsibility for the architectural solution designs
+ Supervise the roll-out & use of cloud platforms
+ Supervise ideation campaigns the team organizes
+ Build stakeholder relationships within EY (Service Line Leadership, partners, managers, and innovation teams)
+ Act as a go-between for the developers and the business teams
+ Process and evaluate incoming ideas on their potential impact for the company
+ Assess viability, desirability, and technical feasibility of projects
+ Coach and guide the business teams who work on innovative ideas
This is you:
+ You are passionate about innovation and creating value
+ At least 10 years of experience in a technical innovation rol
+ Experience in leading a team, empowering & encouraging your team members
+ Loyal team player and excellent communicator
+ Experience as a product owner is a serious plus
+ Experienced with DevOps and software design patterns / UML / BPMN
+ Knowledge about lean startup methodology and design thinking methods
+ Experience in corporate venturing is a plus
+ Loves to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
+ Excellent Dutch & English speaker & written skills
This is us:
+ The Factory is a small, young & enthusiastic team (+/- 20pers.)
+ We work with technologies like React, Redux, Typescript, NestJS, Docker, k8s & Azure
+ We live & breathe innovation and challenge each other to improve our skills every day
+ Entrepreneurship, team play and excellence are our team values
+ We work in an inspiring working environment that will boost your creativity
+ A front row position in enabling innovation within a leading international company.
+ Freedom and flexibility to execute your role in the way you work best.
+ Room for personal development in a small, young & enthusiastic team.
+ An interesting salary package with fringe benefits.