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Director of Software Engineering

Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Industry: Information Technology

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Our client is looking to bring aboard a Director of Software Engineering on a direct hire basis. This position is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Who You are

You are a technology leader accountable for leading, motivating and mentoring software engineers. You are accustomed to working in highly complex distributed environments. You are enthusiastic about learning new technologies and evangelising best practice. You are able to write and review both code and system architectures. You are experienced building with Cloud (AWS, Azure)  and container (Docker, Kubernetes) technologiesHave knowledge and work across our products like; React, Redux, Angular, Node, Java, C#, Jenkins 2, Webpack, Foundation, Express, etc.


What You’ll Impact at Our Client

You will be the deep technical expert with high level leadership abilities, able to lead a strong engineering-driven environment which relies on the creativity, technical excellence and dedication of engineers to create world class products for planners and  company industry representatives. You will lead and organize, high performing engineering teams in an agile environment. You will be a strategic thinker that can define and execute, a technical vision for your platform and applications. You will drive continuous improvements in how your systems are built and maintained. You will grow our software engineering talent through hiring and mentoring as well as partner with our product organization to shape the direction and evolution of your products.


What We’re Looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible management-level experience to include a minimum of 2 years’ experience leading, strategizing, planning, and directing the activities of front line managers and other direct reports or project teams
  • Experience leading large organizations through a DevOps Transformation
  • Experience in information technology, emphasizing service management, infrastructure deployment or application delivery and support strongly preferred.


Our client’s track record so far

Our Client is a Fortune 500 organization experiencing significant growth. They are a leading   Milwaukee-based, privately held firm. They offer generous compensation and benefits.


If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk. Get Started.

Paula Connelly

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