Sr. Director, Engineering - Manufacturing Technology

11 - 15 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/12/18
Tempe, AZ
11 - 15 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/12/18

 Looking for a new and exciting challenge?  As Senior Director, Manufacturing Technology you will have the opportunity to help define and implement Shutterfly’s next-generation, Manufacturing Production Platform.  You will lead a distributed team of architects and developers to build the foundation for our long-term development platform. Key solutions include, but are not limited to, production workflow automation, job routing and management, imposition, device abstraction, reporting & analytics, and ERP.  The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, passionate about platforms and services, creative, very organized, detail oriented, a proactive communicator, able to prioritize ruthlessly, and pursues goals with a relentless optimism.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead/manage the Manufacturing Technology organization consisting of Senior Manager/Director level management staff and highly technical teams of software development and QA engineers across three primary locations – Redwood City (CA), Phoenix (AZ) and Fort Mill (SC)
  • Act as the primary external face to the Manufacturing Technology team, directing the coordination and communication with business stakeholders with managers as appropriate
  • Provide strong leadership and mentorship for a distributed development team
  • Establish and apply best practices, policies, and processes for all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Establish and apply key principles to the delivery of business facing solutions, including quality and timeliness
  • Coordinate processes and procedures with Product Management and PMO functions for the successful, on-time delivery of cross-functional projects
  • Advocate for Agile software engineering best practices: light-weight, nimble, but delivery and quality focused
  • Provide strategic guidance and thinking in the analysis, design and development of software application initiatives to support strategic business programs and enhance revenue growth and scalability initiatives
  • Work closely with Systems Engineering, IT Applications, IT Operations, Marketing, Manufacturing Operations, and other key stakeholders to develop an optimal roadmap and execute with excellence resulting in on-time/high quality delivery
  • Motivate/foster innovation and drive excellence and continuous improvement
  • Assess current and future staffing and development needs based on organizational goals and business strategies
  • As a key senior staff member, provide cross functional leadership to drive people, process and product excellence throughout the organization
  • Partner with business and operations stakeholders to establish and enact a 3-year Manufacturing Technology strategy in support of business priorities
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field
  • Minimum of 12 years development and management experience
  • Strong technical skills with a background in developing and managing teams involved in building multi-tenant applications, platforms, distributed systems, and micro-services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication ranging from addressing the C-level staff to conducting engineering wide all-hands meetings and 1-1 discussions
  • Successfully defined and managed multiple cross-functional and cross-organizational projects on time with high quality
  • Managed and/or built an organization: of 20 or more developers;  4 or more teams
  • Familiarity with compliance requirements and implementations such as SOX, HIPPA , SOC 2, and SAS 70/SSAE 16
  • Teacher of management skills such as logical thinking, problem solving, defining right from wrong, communicating intelligently, emotional maturity
  • Proven skills in management functions such as controlling, directing, organizing, planning, staffing
  • Proven skills in management activities such as satisfying varying entities, dealing with emergencies, purchasing, recruitment, accounting, training, planning, performance management, negotiating, sales, dealing with regulatory officials

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