Director of Engineering

Jibble Group · Feb 4th 2019

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About the position

We are looking for a Director of Engineering who will build and scale the development teams for our two cloud products, i.e. Jibble and PayrollPanda. Creating a new tools and shared services team and spearheading the implementation of a new front-end for both products. It's an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager that is looking for a new challenge with a fast growing startup. Lots of perks including equity and most importantly remote working.

Responsibilities include:
  • Organize full lifecycle software development for multiple products
  • Contributing and carefully overseeing the most critical or challenging development tasks
  • Hiring and building a quality engineering team including developers, testers and dev-ops
  • Drive the execution and delivery of features by collaborating with product lead developers and managers
  • Proactive in foreseeing issues and resolve it before it happens
  • Mentoring lead developers and direct reports and helping them enhance their careers
  • Motivating the development team and ensuring morale is high
  • Building and managing software testing workflow and procedures
  • Evaluate and deploy software tools, processes and metrics
  • Ensure compliance with project plans and industry standards
Requirements are:
  • 10+ years' experience of working as a software engineer or web developer
  • 5+ years' experience of working as a manager or lead developer
  • 3+ years of developing web applications using NodeJS, Loopback, MongoDB and PostgreSQL (or another RDBMS)
  • Previous experience of scaling a development team (including developers, testers, dev-ops) from a headcount of less than < 10 to beyond 30
  • Exceptional problem solving abilities and communication skills
  • Agile software development methodologies and significant experience with Atlassian products to manage process
  • Work within European timezone
  • BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering

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