Director of Engineering

  • Dublin City Centre, Dublin South
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time

Description

Our Dublin based clied is currently recruiting for a Director of Engineering to join them on a permanent basis and work with them to deliver a secure, future-proof path for growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage teams of highly competent software developers, solutions and U/X engineers and technical writers in building and delivering the next generation API Management solutions.
  • Define the organizational structure and software development process best practices for both new feature development and maintenance activities as required by business demands.
  • Drive continuous improvement and operational excellence – be a change agent: Take initiative and constantly seek out new tools, processes, techniques and incorporate them into the software development lifecycle
  • Balance people, resources, process and practices with quality, scope and time
  • Mentor and coach engineers; develop great engineering leads/managers; be someone others want to follow
  • Measure the efficiency of engineering practices through various metrics and work on continuously improving them.
  • Work with peer engineering leaders to drive collaboration, sharing of best practices, research & technology, continuous process improvements and innovation.
  • Establish trust and coordinate with distributed Product Management, Professional Sales, Support and peer engineering teams.
  • Lead from the front during design and problem-solving sessions by understanding and empowering the team and articulating clearly the context and business rationale from the customers and stakeholders’ perspective.
  • Become a product subject matter expert so you can provide the context the team needs to be successful.
  • Interact with customers during technical discussions representing the voice of engineering.
  • Contribute to technical and product strategy and roadmaps:  Ensure plans have maximum RoI, add business value and are achievable. Ensure product strategy considers product performance, scalability, and supportability.
  • Set vision, inspire and motivate, make decisions, and ensure the team delivers

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent technical and people leadership skills with ability to motivate and energise teams
  • Excellent communication skills (ability to be succinct, simple and confident)
  • You’re able to make the complex simple and have demonstrated an ability to understand and explain issues from both a technical and a business functional point of view
  • You solve problems with the right mix of creativity and pragmatism. You work at speed and inspire with your can-do attitude. You take great pride in your work – You cultivate that same behaviour in people you lead 
  • You proactively identify project, people and organizational risks and problems and provide well-thought-out solutions to them
  • You’re able to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • You feel comfortable making decisions and working with minimal direction under pressure and with ambiguous priorities
  • You have the following experience:
    • Bachelor or higher degree in computer science or related discipline
    • 5+ years of prior relevant technical lead or management experience with
    • 10+ years of overall software development experience
    • Experienced in mentoring, managing engineers, recruiting and retaining top talent
    • Experience in managing distributed teams in an agile environment

 

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Overview

  • BC04062020
  • Dublin City Centre, Dublin South
  • Negotiable
  • Full Time
  • 27th of July
  • IT
Brian Cassidy

Brian Cassidy

  • brian.cassidy@sabeo.com

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EXCELLENCE IN IT RESOURCING

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON OUR SERVICES, PLEASE CONTACT SABEO DIRECT ON

01 406 4600 OR BY EMAILING INFO@SABEO.COM

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