Director – Software Engineering
Posted on 4/4/2023
Northbrook, IL, USA • Remote • Chicago, IL, USA • Portland, OR...
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or another heavily technical program
  • 10+ years' experience in a hands-on technical role leading/mentoring by example
  • Experience in building Data Engineering solutions is required
  • Be a change agent and foster a learn by doing environment
  • Strong software development leadership skills bringing industry proven best practices to fruition
  • Experience building enterprise level software solutions with solid proficiencies in performance tuning and debugging
  • Experience building distributed data pipelines ingesting data from multiples sources
  • Experience with data modeling, managing data access and applying data storage techniques
  • Exceptional judgment, strategic thinking, and creative problem-solving skills. Strong analytical mind
  • Comfortable with thinking outside the box and challenging the status quo, respectfully and courageously, to deliver results in a dynamic environment
  • Mastery in many of the following tech skills and principles:
  • Agile Experience
  • Experience with Java, Python or Scala
  • Git
  • Microservice design principles
  • CI/CD
  • Automated Testing
  • Execute the vision, goals, priorities, and work alongside the team to accomplish them. Ensure high-quality technical solutions
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members to develop best-in-class software
  • Drive continuous improvement to deliver solutions that are at the forefront of industry leading techniques while also adhering to best practices
  • Directly support technical mentoring and growth of team's technical maturity through pairing and other coaching techniques. Grow new mentors from emerging talent
  • Support a culture of learning and development. Promote and enable technical skills development in support of high-quality code components, systems, and solutions
  • Work in partnership with Product and Architecture teams to derive technical requirements from business requirements and identify risk areas
  • Support recruitment and resource plans of the team to hire great development talent; including; recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding/training
  • Escalate concerns to leadership, as needed, and remove roadblocks for the team
  • An advocate for 84.51 delivery methodology
  • Participate in and contribute to Agile team ceremonies; including Backlog Reviews, Retrospectives, Architectural Reviews, team and system demos
  • Lead Communities of Practice
  • Work cross functionally to align strategy, methodology and execution
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the following tech skills and principles:
  • Technical Management experience
  • Agile Methodology
  • SQL
  • MongoDB
  • RabbitMQ
  • Snowflake
  • PythonSparkDevOps principles
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