Director of Software Engineering
Posted on Apr 22, 2021 by S&P Global
S&P Market Intelligence is seeking a Director, Software Engineering to provide technical leadership for all stages of software design, development and maintenance for client facing web and mobile based applications.
Provides leadership in execution and delivery to technology teams in support of the business applications. This includes leading and coordinating activities throughout development and ensuring the appropriate use of standard models and software packages, standard methods of integration, as well as, the development of common application services.
Interfaces with the businesses manager to manage and support the portfolio to meet business needs. This includes participating in planning processes, defining a technical solution, establishing and implementing applications based on corporate architecture direction and managing the maintenance/migration of Legacy apps to enterprise reference implementations
Project manages all the application development aspects and ensures the development team fully understands the technical solution and are effectively deployed
Ensure that best development processes and technologies are used in the design, construction and implementation of applications
Ensure stability and performance of existing and future applications through use of applicable profiling and testing methodologies
Ensures timely delivery of the application development projects without compromising quality and performance of the system
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience or certification
10+ years' experience in application development (including application architecture)
2+ years in architecture & development management
Expert in application design activities
Expert in managing and supporting all application development tasks in the software engineering process
Expert in conducting application design and code reviews
Hands-on Java and python to be able to do proof-of-concepts
Expert in Core Java, multi-threading, Spring Framework
Experience building cloud native applications using microservices and cloud deployment
Expertise in building message based distributed, scalable & resilient systems
Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
Experience with stream processing engines like Kafka, Spark etc.
Expertise in cpu and memory profiling of applications
Knowledge of Microsoft .NET framework is a plus
Background in enterprise web development and object-oriented programming, analysis, design, and implementation
Strong problem solving, logic, and analytical skills
Demonstrates leadership in building relationships with business partners and/or clients
Good business and technical knowledge which is applied to business solutions
Experience in Financial services domain.
Experienced in management and motivation/advocacy skills with demonstrated ability to develop and mentor personnel
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of information systems, business processes, the key drivers and measures of success while choosing the proper methodologies and policies to support broad business goals
Demonstrates a creative innovative cross functional approach to problem solving
Demonstrates the ability to quickly and accurately identify and quantify levels of risk and propose mitigating actions
Demonstrates ability to critically analyze technical trade-offs between different design options. Drives overall design and technical architecture
Demonstrates technical proficiency in information engineering, tools, languages and environments. (Includes data modeling, data management and repository management).
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