Director of Software Engineering - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD115,000
  • Our team is made up of diverse individuals all working together
  • We believe that inclusion propels innovation and is the foundation of what we do

About Our Client

When you're the best, we're the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.

Job Description

  • You will also collaborate with Product Strategy Management, UX, Enterprise/Solution Architecture, Support, Operations, and Development Operations to make sure products assigned to you are built and operated to expected quality standards
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to foresee staff capacity needs and work with functional heads and others to plan for expansion as necessary
  • Work with peers across the organization to foster consistency and alignment
  • Collaborate with principals, architects, and teams to guide and monitor application architecture design for compliance and sound engineering practices
  • Collaborate with DevOps, Quality Assurance (QA), and support team to ensure optimum development and operations
  • Help coordinate complex projects/programs spread over multiple agile teams
  • Act as an escalation point for production high severity issues as needed
  • Drive alignment between stakeholder groups and coordinate any cross-functional dependencies
  • Keep abreast of external technology trends, internal technology road maps and proactively steer staff development towards the right skill-mixes
  • Hiring, on-boarding, mentoring, and ongoing performance management responsibilities for assigned engineers
  • Mentor and coach teams and leadership on emerging agile, lean, and engineering practices and demonstrated ability to build and apply effective Agile delivery structures with multiple Agile teams
  • Create and administer an individualized development plan for direct reports

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Relevant degree preferred in Computer Science/Engineering or related field.
  • 7 or more years' relevant experience is required.
  • Experience with cloud-native architecture, Azure preferred.
  • Experience designing and deploying large-scale data applications.
  • You must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

What's on Offer

  • $131,300.00 - $195,400.00
  • This position is also incentive eligible
  • Our client has a comprehensive benefits plan!

Monika Wojciechowicz
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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Development
Technology & Telecoms
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Monika Wojciechowicz
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