Director of Software Engineering

9d - Indeed
DigniFi - Boulder, CO

We are seeking a Director of Software Engineering, whose charter is to build and grow a development, QA and DevOps organization that can rapidly deliver new capabilities on DigniFi's lending platform. As a growing organization, the position demands excellent technical skills and knowledge coupled with strong leadership, planning and management abilities.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead and grow the software products organization, building a highly professional and motivated group
  • Deliver product with consistently high quality and reliability, in a timely and predictable manner
  • Must have the flexibility to address dynamic market and customer needs with rapid turnaround time
  • Responsible for the overall software development life cycle including improving CI and CD capabilities
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing and build a best-of-class engineering team
  • Establish a philosophy of modular, well specified and documented software architecture to ensure efficiency and maintainability
  • Manage customer support issues in order to deliver a timely resolution to their software issues

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to recruit and retain software developers and managers using strong team building skills
  • Excellent managerial skills and interpersonal skills; effectively communicates and collaborates with all areas of the company
  • Reputation for creating and leading a high-performance culture; a high-energy individual who can motivate and energize others
  • Strong understanding of engineering software processes, life-cycle methodology, configuration management, release management and system verification and test
  • Promotion of Agile culture and processes
  • Has successfully developed products in a managerial capacity, brought them to market and managed on-going maintenance and upgrade releases
  • Technical experience in the following areas preferred:
    • Ruby, Rails, Javascript/React, AWS micro services, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS or GCP, DevOps, CI/CD
  • Using or developing Enterprise Reporting, Business Intelligence Tools, Analytics, Machine Learning/AI
  • Understanding data mining, data cleansing, data quality, or data integration
  • Understanding and implementation of best security practices

Traits:

  • Leadership with flexibility and self-motivation with a problem solver's attitude
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills with a collaborative work style
  • Customer focus and keen desire to make every customer successful
  • Ability to create an open environment conducive to freely sharing information and ideas