Director - Software Engineering

Moodys   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 177 days ago

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Moody’s Analytics - Enterprise Risk Solutions (ERS)

Engineering & Technology - Software Engineering

Regular - Experienced Hire

Director - Software Engineering focuses on the direct line management of a team of Engineers (Software Engineers and QA Engineers) that can include managers:

  • Ensure that your team members work collaboratively with all functional areas.
  • Collaborate with other Engineering Management to continuously improve engineering practices for the broader team.
  • Design professional development/training programs that can be leveraged across the broader team.
  • Work closely with HR on talent acquisition and talent management for your team and the broader engineering team as needed; provide feedback on job descriptions, perform interviews and contractor discussions / assessments, oversee on-boarding plans and grow them as needed, develop succession plans, etc.
  • Provide input for expense budgets covering training, travel and team building.
  • Guide your subordinates to plan their careers, set both long and short term.
  • Communicate the vision from senior management and set and communicate business objectives for your team that align with this vision.
  • Accurately assess the performances of your direct reports, have periodic one on ones, perform timely PE's, coach and provide guidance based on performances and potential.
  • Nominate candidates for promotion with reasonable justifications.
  • Understand what motivates each of your team members; manage morale and turnover.
  • Think strategically and align your team with the overall vision of the business.

ERS Credit Assessment and Orig (304096)

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related majors from top institutions, Masters as a plus.
  • 10+ years of professional software design, development and quality assurance experience on multi-tiered SaaS based enterprise applications.
  • Leadership Qualifications:
    • Proven ability to manage a large, and/or distributed team that includes other managers.
    • Can motivate team members to succeed in a fast-paced team environment; is a calming influence to the team in the face of strong pressures to meet deadlines.
    • Has significant experience setting objectives; Is able to communicate the vision of the business and translate the vision into objectives for the team.
    • Has significant experience evaluating the performance of individuals.
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other functional areas at all levels of the organization.
    • Is able to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Consistently displays excellent presentation skills.
  • Technical Qualifications:
    • Deep understanding / experience in Agile / Scrum methodology.
    • Deep understandings of Object Oriented designing and programming.
    • Is motivated to learn latest technologies and transfer knowledge to others
    • Experience in Programming Languages / Databases:
      • Required: C#, JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS3, XML, Services, Jenkins / Continuous Build / Continuous Integration, Unit Testing, SQL
      • Preferred: AngularJS 1.x; Angular 2.0+, TypeScript, PostgreSQL
    • Experience in Web Application Automation Testing and Tools:
      • Required: Selenium, Gherkin, BDD, SpecFlow, API Testing (REST, SOAP, Etc…)
      • Preferred: Cucumber Framework, JSON, Jenkins
    • Experience in Development Tools / Platforms / Application Servers: Visual Studio, Microsoft Windows, IIS, Perforce, Rally, Git / BitBucket, Jira