Director of Software and Data Engineering - $185-225K
Posted on Jul 16, 2021 by Responsive Search, Inc.
Salary $185-230K + Management Bonus | Unable to sponsor, this is an Executive role
This Director level role is for a growing Financial company in the Chicago area. In this role we are looking for a proven leader to help spearhead growth initiatives for our integrated software and data team, and manage a team that is building both full stack web applications as well as modern data pipelines. You'll work among other business units to foster software and data potential, lead a staff of 3-5, create change leadership and collaboration, and work with vendors as needed. The applications and data services built by this team will make a huge impact within our company.
Our office is in downtown Chicago, but we want to attract national talent so we are flexible and will consider remote candidates and flexible schedules who might be open to occasional (2-3 times per year) travel to our Chicago office only as needed. Salary range $185-$230K plus a management bonus and fantastic benefits. This is a great opportunity for someone currently a manager or director responsible for software and data initiatives in their current role but looking to make a significant impact in a new organization.
Experience with software technology (10 years overall) including a hands on software development trajectory into more recent Team Leadership/Supervision responsibility
Currently at Management or Director Level with staff supervision experience of Software and/or Data Engineers, with vendor experience as well.
Strong background in web development framework, ETL and ELT data sources, API frameworks, agile software development, continuous delivery, with experience in leading the design and development of data pipelines
Translate a passion for technology and our business into clear, persuasive arguments, both written and spoken.
Comfortable working with a disparate and diverse technology team across separate locations
Proven experience in leading teams and managing heterogeneous environments, conversant across a wide range of development technologies.
Our application stack is a mix of Python, React, AWS, Docker, GIT, REST, JSON, HTML, JSON, REST API, Docker, Kubernetes, Apache, Jenkins, AWS Codebuild, Github, MySQL/NoSQL, Tableau and Salesforce CRM among others.
Experience leading efforts to deploy new and existing applications into AWS environments