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Software Engineering Director

Company: Indeed
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Your JobWe are looking for a Director of Engineering that will be part of our Information Technology Department to lead our IT engineering teams as we scale. This role can be remote or based out of our offices in San Francisco, Austin, or Seattle and will report to the Director of Information Technology.Our ideal candidate will be strong technically with a good eye for business and an inspiring presence. They will have experience in modern SaaS/cloud-based infrastructures in which they have scaled, led, and secured an ecosystem of applications and with proactive strategies and proactive roadmaps, and inspiring vision. They have a strategic mind and operate as a senior leader who influences the business and company strategy. If you are called to make an impact, are comfortable with change at scale, passionate about technology, love to learn, and create world-class customer experiences, this is a great opportunity to grow and contribute to a world-class team!In this role you will:Set the mission and vision of Information Technology Engineering Teams to foster a customer-centric oriented culture and mindset driven by continual service improvement techniques.Be a trusted advisor that builds and maintains relationships with other technical leaders and business executives to develop a keen understanding of business needs; ensure efficient delivery of IT services to meet those needs.Develop, manage & communicate the IT Engineering roadmap to customers, and other key stakeholders. This includes helping define the long-term operating model.Define ambitious, measurable goals, objectives, and engineering system metrics and solutions that show impact and progress over time.Build a multi-year roadmap and key performance indicators that are well understood and anticipate emerging needs.Own the IT "Engineering Strategy"-- - that will forecast the future skill needed to acquire and develop an IT Engineering workforce with the appropriate mix of business knowledge, technical skills, and competencies that balance between growing agility and ensuring the core IT functions are reliable, stable, and efficient.Foster a culture of trusted partnership, service, and continuous improvement.Build a deep bench of team leadership and technical talent to deliver results and support future growth and mentor the team to their full potential.Who You AreWe would like to see:12+ years of relevant technical experience, including 8+ years in a leadership role.Solid background in cloud-first environments and building cloud-native platforms in AWS.Track record for leading Engineering transformational initiatives in sophisticated environments.Success in using both standard methodologies, such as IT Service Management practices based on ITIL, as well as agile philosophies like DevOps.Ability to adapt to a fast-moving technology landscape and keep pace with the latest thinking and new technologies.Track record of building and effectively managing large and diverse teams, and putting the appropriate processes and infrastructure in place to drive growth within a successful tech company.Demonstrable ability to formulate a high-level strategy, then convert it into a tactical plan and execute on that plan."Hands-on"-- - operating style and approach but a view towards the future and willingness to invest in people development and in developing an organization that will support a large company.Proven experience as a business-focused, credible leader in a large fast-growing technology company.Who we areWe are a rapidly growing and highly-capable Engineering organization building the most popular job site on the planet. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo, Singapore, Hyderabad, Dublin, Aberdeen and Vancouver, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job search at a time.Our MissionAs the world's number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.(*comScore Total Visits, March 2021)Salary Range DisclaimerThe base salary range represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.Salary Range TransparencyUS Remote 188,000 - 272,000 USD per yearEqual Opportunities and Accommodations StatementIndeed is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.Indeed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact Talent Attraction Help at 1-855-567-7767, or by email at TAhelp@ at least one week in advance of your interview.Our Policies and BenefitsView Indeed's Applicant Privacy and Accessibility Policies - about our global employee perks, programs and benefits - legally permitted, Indeed requires all individuals attending or working out of Indeed offices or visiting Indeed clients to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For positions that can only be performed at an Indeed office, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination by the date of hire as a condition of employment. Indeed will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 there should have been a two week period after receiving the second dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or a two week period after receiving a single-dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

Keywords: Indeed, Austin , Software Engineering Director, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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