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6987-Director of Engineering

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Dublin City Centre


Senior Appointments & PMO





Director of Engineering role just in for my Dublin City Centre based Client.


My Client, a product company need a strong hands on technical leader with excellent communication and leadership skills.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage teams of highly competent software developers, solutions and U/X engineers and technical writers in building next generation products
  • Regular review organisational structure and software development processes to ensure best practices.
  • Drive continuous improvement and operational excellence –
  • Mentor and coach engineers; develop great engineering leads / managers
  • Provide technical mentorship for the engineering management teams.
  • Measure the efficiency of engineering practices through various metrics and work on continuously improving them.
  • Work with other engineering leaders globally and their teams to deliver integrated solutions and drive collaboration, sharing of best practices, research & technology, continuous process improvements and innovation.
  • Establish trust and coordinate with distributed Product Management, Professional Sales and Support.
  • Lead from the front during design and problem-solving sessions by understanding and empowering the team and articulating clearly the context and business rationale from the customers and stakeholders’ perspective.
  • Become a product subject matter expert so you can provide the context the team needs to be successful.
  • Interact with customers during technical discussions representing the voice of engineering.
  • Contribute to technical and product strategy and roadmaps:.
  • Set vision, inspire and motivate, make decisions, and ensure the team delivers



What you need:

  • Degree educated.
  • Strong technical and leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to understand and explain issues from both a technical and business point of view.
  • Problem solver.
  • Manage multiple priorities and deliver to tight deadlines.
  • 10 years software development experience with at least 5 in a technical lead role.
  • Experience managing distributed teams in an agile environment


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