Head of Platform Engineering


Hyqoo Transforms the way clients and talent work together in a world without borders

About the job

Position Overview:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our organization as the Head of Platform Engineering. As the Head of Platform Engineering, you will be responsible for leading a team of highly skilled engineers to design, develop, and maintain our organization’s platform infrastructure. You will play a crucial role in shaping the technical direction, architectural design, and scalability of our platform to support the growth and success of our business.


Leadership and Strategy:

  • Provide strategic leadership and technical guidance to the platform engineering team.
  • Develop and communicate a clear vision and roadmap for the platform infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to align technical strategies with business goals.

Platform Development and Maintenance:

  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of scalable and reliable platform services.
  • Ensure high availability, performance, and security of the platform infrastructure.
  • Drive continuous improvement of the platform, keeping up with industry trends and best practices.
  • Team Management:
  • Manage and mentor a team of platform engineers, providing guidance, feedback, and career development opportunities.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team culture, promoting innovation, accountability, and knowledge sharing.
  • Recruit and onboard top engineering talent to expand and strengthen the team.
  • Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, operations, and other engineering teams, to ensure smooth integration and delivery of platform services.
  • Effectively communicate technical concepts, plans, and progress to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Technical Excellence:

  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends, and evaluate their potential impact on the platform infrastructure.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices, coding standards, and engineering methodologies within the team.
  • Ensure the use of appropriate tools, frameworks, and technologies to achieve efficient and effective development and maintenance processes.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in platform engineering, including design, development, and maintenance of large-scale platforms or distributed systems.
  • Proven leadership experience, leading and managing engineering teams.
  • Strong technical background in areas such as cloud infrastructure, microservices architecture, DevOps, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Proficient in programming languages like Java, Python, or similar.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and related services.
  • Solid understanding of networking, security, and data storage concepts.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Join our team as the Head of Platform Engineering and be part of a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment where you can make a significant impact on the future success of our organization. We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and development.

About Hyqoo:

Hyqoo is an on-demand talent cloud platform connecting companies with remote and vetted talent across the globe. Set to upend the on-demand talent industry, Hyqoo is the world’s leading source of vetted talent in data, software engineering, and product. Our clients engage with us to get high-performing talent for remote positions. Featuring the fastest-growing global talent network, Hyqoo empowers leading organizations and startups with their global hiring needs at any scale. At the heart of its operation, Hyqoo’s propriety AI engine revolutionizes the talent vetting and matching process, providing engaged and qualified talent faster than any service on the market.

At Hyqoo, we understand how challenging, time-consuming, and costly it is to hire the best talent in technology. That is why we have created a Global Talent-as-a-Service Platform, which provides companies all over the world access to highly skilled, on-demand and fully vetted talent in Software Development, Design, Product and Project Management.

The main benefits of Hyqoo are our ‘Why’, large global footprint of over 14 million experts, guaranteed quality, technology at the forefront, and hyper-personalized and proactive approach.

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