Overview

The Director of Engineering provides engineering-oriented strategic, operational, architectural, and product development support to the global organization.The Director of Engineering is the custodian of the engineering culture and must be a respected technology leader with a track record of inspiring, building, and leading a world class engineering team in a fast paced, scaled environment.The Director of Engineering supervises the distributed team of leaders, software engineers, quality assurance engineers, engineering/cloud operations and associated technical resources and is accountable for all projects within the Company’s suite of enterprise security software solutions. The role includes developing technology strategy and key performance measures, establishing objectives for the product development and technology operations functions and delivering results across objectives, initiatives, and development projects across product portfolio and the greater organization.

The Director of Engineering reports to the Chief Technology Officer and directly assists on all strategic, policy and tactical matters as they relate to company performance, department supervision, budgeting and control, and financial performance within the engineering organization. The Director of Engineering will work across all areas of the business including Project Management, Client Services, Sales, Marketing, and Operations to deliver innovative product solutions to the market and gain internal efficiencies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creates and manages engineering teams, processes, solutions, and products aligned with product strategy goals of the company
  • Improves products by making them more integrated, scalable, usable, flexible, and secure
  • Follows emerging trends to ensure they are adopted as appropriate
  • Masters and employs software engineering and development methodologies and software development excellence methods including, Agile, Scrum, DevOps, and various other practices, methods, and tools as required. Constructs and adapts appropriate processes for usage within specific projects balancing quality, risk, speed, budget, delivery dates, personnel development, architectural complexity, supportability, and scope.
  • Establishes world class testing rigor to enable high quality product and service deliverables, supportability, and customer experiences.
  • Establishes and maintains a technology roadmap in support of product roadmap across all product lines that addresses technical debt and platform innovation with a rolling 3-year architectural vision that is updated regularly
  • Participates in critical decisions as a member of the executive management team and builds effective relationships with senior executives, key management personnel and the Board of Directors.
  • Reviews financial and performance data with management to achieve budgeted results and affect changes in product development and technology operations.
  • Establishes and implements the strategic direction of the company’s engineering and development initiatives.
  • Ensures that departmental decisions such as staffing, development, organization, hardware and facilities are in line with the organization’s business plan and vision.
  • Establishes, communicates, and implements engineering and development policies, practices, standards, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent operations

Qualifications

  • Four-year college or university degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum seven years of engineering management experience with day-to-day operations within software, technology or technology consulting and services organizations.
  • Successful lead role in developing enterprise application frameworks; experience developing and shipping enterprise software applications or services from inception to delivery.
  • Expertise in Agile development, test-driven development, test automation, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and experience architecting and managing performant systems as a service that scale.
  • Clear and proven management and leadership skills.
  • Experience in the enterprise infrastructure, security, or other enterprise business to business technology platforms
  • Demonstrated experience working with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Excellent communication, analytic and problem-solving skills; sound business acumen and executive presence.
  • Strong overall work ethic.
  • Creative Problem Solver, able to adapt to challenges through collaboration and use internal stakeholders as a part of developing solutions.
  • Strong engineering background with knowledge with the following technologies: AWS, JavaScript and TypeScript. React, NextJS, ExpressJS, CapacitorJS
  • Must live within driving distance of Rancho Santa Fe, CA and be willing to work in office

e Director of Engineering provides engineering-oriented strategic, operational, architectural, and product development support to the global organization. The SVP of Engineering is the custodian of the engineering culture and must be a respected technology leader with a track record of inspiring, building, and leading a world-class engineering team in a fast-paced, scaled environment. The SVP supervises the distributed team of leaders, software engineers, quality assurance engineers, engineering/cloud operations, and associated technical resources and is accountable for all projects within the Company’s suite of enterprise security software solutions. The role includes developing technology strategy and key performance measures, establishing objectives for the product development and technology operations functions, and delivering results across objectives, initiatives, and development projects across the product portfolio and the greater organization.

The SVP reports to the Chief Technology Officer and directly assists on all strategic, policy, and tactical matters as they relate to company performance, department supervision, budgeting and control, and financial performance within the engineering organization. The SVP will work across all areas of the business including Project Management, Client Services, Sales, Marketing, and Operations to deliver innovative product solutions to the market and gain internal efficiencies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creates and manages engineering teams, processes, solutions, and products aligned with product strategy goals of the company
  • Improves products by making them more integrated, scalable, usable, flexible, and secure
  • Follows emerging trends to ensure they are adopted as appropriate
  • Masters and employs software engineering and development methodologies and software development excellence methods including, Agile, Scrum, DevOps, and various other practices, methods, and tools as required. Constructs and adapts appropriate processes for usage within specific projects balancing quality, risk, speed, budget, delivery dates, personnel development, architectural complexity, supportability, and scope.
  • Establishes world-class testing rigor to enable high-quality product and service deliverables, supportability, and customer experiences.
  • Establishes and maintains a technology roadmap in support of product roadmap across all product lines that address technical debt and platform innovation with a rolling 3-year architectural vision that is updated regularly
  • Participates in critical decisions as a member of the executive management team and builds effective relationships with senior executives, key management personnel, and the Board of Directors.
  • Reviews financial and performance data with management to achieve budgeted results and affect changes in product development and technology operations.
  • Establishes and implements the strategic direction of the company’s engineering and development initiatives.
  • Ensures that departmental decisions such as staffing, development, organization, hardware, and facilities are in line with the organization’s business plan and vision.
  • Establishes, communicates, and implements engineering and development policies, practices, standards, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent operations

Qualifications

  • Four-year college or university degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum seven years of engineering management experience with day-to-day operations within the software, technology, or technology consulting and services organizations.
  • Successful lead role in developing enterprise application frameworks; experience developing and shipping enterprise software applications or services from inception to delivery.
  • Proven, enterprise-scale VP with experience migrating products/clients from on-premises to SaaS.
  • Expertise in Agile development, test-driven development, test automation, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and experience architecting and managing performant systems as a service that scales.
  • Clear and proven change management and leadership skills.
  • Experience in the enterprise infrastructure, security, or other enterprise business to business technology platforms
  • Demonstrated experience working with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and negotiating skills to quickly establish rapport and credibility at all levels within an organization, including the C- and board level.
  • Excellent communication, analytic and problem-solving skills; sound business acumen and executive presence.
  • Strong overall work ethic.
  • Creative Problem Solver, able to adapt to challenges through collaboration and use internal stakeholders as a part of developing solutions.
  • Strong engineering background with knowledge of the following technologies: AWS, JavaScript, and TypeScript. React, NextJS, ExpressJS, CapacitorJS
  • Must live within driving distance of Rancho Santa Fe, CA, and be willing to work in the office

Compensation

  • Per discussion based on DOE

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About PublicSq.

PublicSq. is connecting freedom-loving Americans locally. The company is a well-funded startup seeking to restore the republic of America by bringing freedom back into the mainstream. We are an app and website that launched in the Fall of 2021, that is connecting freedom-loving Americans with the community, and companies that share their values.