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Director of Engineering


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We are seeking an experienced Director of Engineering who will build, grow, and lead engineers across multiple product teams and platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead, motivate, and inspire multiple teams of engineers to deliver high-quality software and be held accountable for their performance
  • Recruit, retain, and develop great engineers who form cohesive teams capable of learning and growing
  • Manage and coach multidisciplinary teams of developers, testers, and technical leads through challenges and career growth
  • Ensure your team’s success by removing roadblocks, addressing conflicts, and operating as its champion
  • Collaborate with peers to creatively solve problems and drive department-wide objectives
  • Partner with product management to balance short and long-term needs for both product and technical roadmaps
  • Promote and instill essential software engineering practices in your team
  • Track, produce, analyze, and action upon key metrics & milestones to ensure quality products are delivered on time
  • Communicate and collaborate with clients, partners, and vendors on technical details

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years managing engineering teams
  • 10+ years software engineering experience developing web and API applications, with a preference for enterprise SaaS
  • Experienced at organizing agile software teams to deliver high-quality software
  • You are able to attract great teammates and high performing engineers
  • You excel at analyzing deep technical problems and coaching teams to the best solution
  • You stay familiar with emerging technologies and best practices such as DevOps, Containerization, and Data Science
  • You operate with empathy and strive to cultivate a work environment that is both supportive and challenging
  • You are passionate about helping engineers develop new skills and advance in their careers
  • You possess strong verbal and written communication, collaboration, and documentation skills
  • You are a lifelong learner and passionate about learning new things and taking on new challenges
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to work autonomously with minimal direction
  • Experienced working remotely

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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