Head of Engineering

London, England, United Kingdom · Engineering


What’s the role all about?

Cleo's an AI assistant that helps over 1,000,000 people in the UK, US and Canada feel better about their money. She is a fun and engaging personality that talks to you like a real person to help; track spending, set budgeting goals, auto saving money, helping avoid overdraft charges and a whole lot more. We are a fast-growing start-up, backed by the founders of Skype, Transferwise and Zoopla

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In the past year we’ve scaled the team from 6 to 35, launched in North America, closed a $10m Series A led by Balderton Capital, and scaled to over 1,000,000 users. We’re building a world-leading team as we grow, driving us toward 10 million users over the coming 12 months

We're looking for a truly exceptional technical leader to drive Cleo to the next stage of its development. You should be an outlier in building, running, and getting the most out of world-class engineering teams. You should either have done it before (scaled a rapidly growing tech startup) or are ready to take on that challenge as the next step in your career

This is a hands-on, high-profile role that will be pivotal in the company's future success. You'll get to lead a world class team and work on a product used religiously by hundreds of thousands of customers every week

What you’ll be doing:

You'll lead 2-week long sprints with goals aligned to overall quarterly targets; manage and coach technical leads across backend, frontend and data science; and write exemplarily code and define our future architecture.

Some of our core product objectives are:

Our Stack:


What are we looking for?


Advantageous, but not essential;

How long does all this take?

  1. Quick phone call with a member of our team to find out more about your experience and why you want to work at Cleo
  2. Short take-home test
  3. Onsite interview:
    1. Technical discussion with a senior engineer
    2. Pairing on an interesting problem
    3. Meet the CEO/COO


What do you get for all your hard work?

Cleo is an excellent place to work:

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