Director Engineering (Remote)

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timePosted 8 days ago location Worldwide salary£70k - 90k (British Pound)
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Job Description

The successful candidate will be a seasoned technology executive able to lead engineering teams delivering solutions in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You'll have a proven track record building platforms and scaling engineering organizations while executing critical programs.

Qualifications

* An interest in making an impact on the way money moves between people globally.

* Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.

* 5+ years of experience in software development management.

* 1+ years as a Director of Engineering or above whose span of control is at or above 10 engineers.

* A strong background in object-oriented programming in a language such as Java, C#, Objective-C or C++.

* Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML / XSLT, SQL, database design, message-oriented-middleware, caching, and systems integration.

* Hands on experience resolving performance and scalability issues of SaaS-based applications.

* Contributed to the establishment of Software Configuration Management practices.

* Familiar with diverse, complex problems and adept at devising reasonable solutions or ample alternatives.

* Experience mentoring new managers in building productive engineering teams.

* Establishment and management of DevOps teams.

* Experience with designing, building, and deploying secure, scalable services in the SaaS environments.

* Strong fluency in Agile software practices.

* Tolerant of high degrees of ambiguity, and good at resolving uncertainty and setting direction. Willing to backtrack, seek multiple solutions, and experiment to validate approaches.

* Creative, Investigative, Innovative, Insightful, and able to make technical leaps, finding novel solutions.

* Excellent communication skills, able to listen to and share ideas, effectively present concepts, and work with remote teams.

* Capable and comfortable working with high-level management.

* Ability to work independently towards goals.

* Excellent work ethic and the ability to be a productive and reliable team member.

* Other duties as assigned