Director of Software Engineering

Confidential Company  •  Boca Raton, FL

5 - 7 years experience  •  Advertising & Marketing Services

$150K - $180K ($150K - $180K base + $50K)
Posted on 11/24/17 by Judi Lewis
Confidential Company
Boca Raton, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Advertising & Marketing Services
$150K - $180K
($150K - $180K base + $50K)
Posted on 11/24/17 Judi Lewis

Consultis, a premier Technical Solutions Provider with the single focus of pairing the right candidate with the right employment opportunity is currently searching for a Director of Software Engineering for a Direct Hire opportunity (FTE) with our South Florida based client.

Position Overview:

  • As the Director of Engineering, you will be building and leading a software engineering and development team in a LAMP environment, driving new development and maintenance of an award winning website. The range and scope of this position includes team leadership, coaching/mentoring team members, technical design and architecture, programming, defect resolution, testing and deployment of web-based and traditional applications and services. 


  • Be part of the company leadership team
  • Build and lead a team of direct reports
  • Be accountable for team results
  • Provide technical and architectural guidance and expertise to members of the team
  • Assign projects/tasks and manage workload of team appropriately and effectively
  • Interface with otherinternal departments and provide quick, reliable support to them as needed
  • Collect and document requirements, development of user stories, estimates and work plans
  • Lead peer-reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Lead deployment of software releases
  • Serve as a steward for the development and closely monitoring team process to ensure it aligns with best practice software engineering standards
  • Be actively involved and hands-on with design, programming, and testing
  • Work closely with the founder and CEO to identify personnel needs and participate in the selection process, identify and coordinate training, establish development plans
  • Establish performance expectations of team and provide coaching in order to meet individual and team goals
  • Conduct ongoing performance assessments and reviews of team members
  • Any other duties assigned

Required Qualification or Skills:

  • Multiple years’ experience managing and working a full stack/full lifecycle software development team
  • Proficient at a Senior Engineering Level (Software, Quality, Front-End, or Interface Design)
  • LAMP environment experience (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or other related field; Advanced degreepreferred
  • 2+ years of management experience demonstrated through effective leadership of people, projects, and/or processes including at least one yearexperience supervising others (on a project basis)
  • 5+ years of experience in web, mobile, or desktop application development and testing; large scale consumer systems preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with best practice principles of software development methodologies
  • 3+ years of experience with software, interface, or testing approaches and design patterns
  • Effective communication and documentation skills
  • Certifications or professional training in software engineering principles such as software architecture, agile development methodology, etc.


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