Director of Engineering

Location: Portland, Maine
Date Posted: 01 May, 2018
We have a client looking for a Director of Engineering within a small, startup-like environment - they've been in business since 1998! 

The successful candidate will have a technology background and will be focused on the career growth of reporting team members. Looking for a strong leader with a passion for mentoring and someone interested in working in a people-first environment. 

Technical challenges will be found in a C++ and Java cloud-based environment with a focus on reducing technical debt and moving towards true continuous development.

The Fun Part:
Focus on people! With 1:1's, performance management, and career development, your motto should be "focused on people"
Help to grow the business by adding key players across the development teams
Hold yourself and the team accountable for meeting goals and completing technical projects
Work closely across departments to ensure you're building out industry-leading products
Foster a fun environment where people are motivated to do their best and are excited to do their best

Must Have Skills:
10+ years related experience in a hands-on technical or leadership-based role
Capable and able to motivate others and work with teams to produce high-quality results
Experience growing and mentoring other technologist 
Strong, demonstrable, problem-solving skills

Nice to Have Skills:
Advanced Degree in Computer Science or related
Hands-on programming experience with C++ or Java