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Software Engineering Director

Job description

Software Engineering Director

Growth opportunity for a Software Engineering Director to grow, lead and mentor our Dublin based engineering teams

As a coach and mentor, the Director guides the team towards advancing mission and business objectives.

You will ensure the consistent practice of engineering processes and standards. 

Responsibilities:

  • Direct, lead, mentor and level-up a team of Software Engineers to execute on the current roadmap.
  • Oversee our micro services (currently comprised of Java and Python services) 
  • Effectively manage the team as a highly technical and hands-on code mentor when needed
  • Review design documents, perform code reviews and weigh in on implementation choices
  • Elaborate, set-up and drive the team’s technical strategy in collaboration with peers at HQ to insure global technical teams are aligned
  • Support and collaborate with cross-functional teams (Product, Data, Merchandising, and Operations) to ship scalable software solutions
  • Design, architect and globally share technical documents
  • Drive change management locally and actively participate in the global change management effort
  • Provide the team the necessary support for efficient integration to the global mandates and overall strategic technical alignments.
  • Identify and address communication gaps to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Propose technical solutions and process improvements that are based on data and experience and are testable / verifiable.
  • Seek continual improvement in your organizations work and manner of working.

Experience:

  • 8+ years of directing and leading a team of software engineering teams
  • 10+ years of overall experience managing teams/ efforts with the following technologies: Java EE, React, Python, OLTP, MySQL, Caching, Event Streaming …
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit and manage technical teams, including performance management
  • Developed and launched large scale cloud based consumer applications using MicroServices or SOA architecture paradigm
  • Use your technical expertise and experience to provide guidance and strategic influence. Good proficiency in project management tools and methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, etc…)
  • Excellent ability to prioritize and communicate in a fast-paced environment
  • BS/BA or Master degree in Computer Science, related field or relevant experience
  • Proven adaptability, open mind, and a results focussed approach to your work.

For more info contact Eoin on 01 474 4613 or apply for this role online

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