Director of Software Engineering - .Net

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Area:
Limerick
Location:
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
25/11/2020
Recruiter:
Solas Consulting Group
Job Ref:
9709y


Director of Software Engineering - .Net
My client is a leading independent investment research and governance advisory firm. The ideal candidate will have experience managing teams in an agile development environment. As Director of Engineering / Senior Engineering Manager, you will empower and energise your teams, focusing on competence development, providing functional-area leadership, and maintaining team integrity.
The Team
They are a highly professional self-organising team of software professionals working in a truly agile environment. The culture is built on being open to new ideas and feedback, and believe in building great software, technical excellence and having fun.
*Excellent Benefits Package Included*
Roles & Responsibilities of the Director of Software Engineer Role:
• Supporter for the team and promote their successes
• Instil accountability, autonomy and empowerment within your teams and manage the appropriate boundaries to achieve the result of having self-directed work teams.
• Foster a culture of cooperation, mentoring and continuous improvement in your teams.
• Ensure the teams have everything they need to deliver on their commitments.
• Set clear goals for your team and monitor progress.
• Regularly review team performance, collaborate with them on improvement initiatives/experiments.
• Stay abreast of the tools and technologies that the team are using so you can provide help and advice on technical difficulties that arise.
• Review the performance of individual team members and provide effective coaching for improvement.
• Provide coaching and mentoring to team members, arrange training and skills development for team members.
• Drive the recruitment process for new team members.
• Ensure effective product support mechanisms and rosters are in place.
• Work with the other Engineering Managers and Scrum Masters to implement and maintain measurements across teams to monitor and sustain performance and product quality.

Required Skills AND experience for the Director of Software Engineer Role:
• Degree in computer science or equivalent
• 10 years software delivery experience in an enterprise environment
• Experience in a senior managerial role for at least 3 years for a software development team in an agile environment.
• Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, and transparency.
• Deep knowledge of agile methodologies Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
• Knowledge and experience with agile development concepts and techniques automated testing, user stories, TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, pairing, etc.
• Experience in working in a DevOps environment.

Nice to haves:
• Agile Enthusiast
• A previous background in Software Engineering
• Expertise in .Net and Microsoft technologies
• Experience with Azure DevOps/TFS

#DirectorOfEngineering #SeniorManagerIf you are happy to be represented by Solas and be put forward for this role (or would like more information) please email me with your CV via the link, indicating if wish to be represented by Solas. Alternatively please call me (T: 00 353 1 2449516)

Contact Details:
Solas Consulting Group
Tel: 01 2449520
Contact: John Egan

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