Director of Software Engineering

Datto   •  

Norwalk, CT

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 295 days ago

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Datto is seeking anexperienced manager for our Norwalk , CT or Rochester, NY based softwareengineering teams. This position requires someone with the thorough knowledge of what it takes to build and maintain highly productive and collaborativeAgile teams. The perfect candidate has a passion for developing people professionally, as well as the technical chops to accurately assessengineering performance without overshadowing the project’s technical architect.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct one-on-ones and performance reviews, and assist with career pathing and goal setting
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of software engineering teams
  • Execute on strategic initiatives laid out by senior management
  • Oversee the health of our software engineering teams, each led by their respective product owner and principal software engineer, to ensure each team delivers code increments that add value to the business while protecting the technical health of the product
  • Help define, measure, and improve team-level operational metrics
  • Report on status of the software development teams, quality, operations, and system performance to senior management

Desired Skills & Experience: 

  • 5+ years in a management role, responsible for 10 or more engineers in an Agile environment
  • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a track record of communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities
  • Strong presentation and leadership skills
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrated technical abilities:

  • BS in a technical field such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, EE, or Mathematics
  • Work experience as a software engineer including experience with object oriented design, development frameworks, and/or web services
  • Work experience in a technical position working in collaboration with software engineers



Here at Datto, our people are our greatest asset, which is why we offer a comprehensive and unique benefits package. Above and beyond the typical medical, dental and vision, we also offer a generous 401k plan with a significant employer match; unlimited paid time off, educational reimbursement, fitness reimbursement, and travel subsidies for commuters. We have a patent rewards program and various other fun perks and fringe benefits, including free lunch every Friday in all of our offices globally.