Software Engineering Director

Software Engineering Director

Dublin City Centre
Executive Search, Technology

€140,000 - €150,000


and an amazing benefits package, a discretionary bonus and flexible start and finish times, an inclusive company culture. 

Experience required:
8 years plus

Software Engineering Director

Want to work for a global multinational communications company with EMEA HQ And R&D here in Dublin city centre? With beautiful new modern offices and some of the best people in software product engineering offering amazing opportunities for career growth, this company has a commitment to meet and exceed clients' expectations and to have some fun along the way. Their culture is about making every team member feel valued.

The product set is around developing the ultimate communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections and is primarily built on the JVM / rich RESTful APIs consumed by mobile clients and the backend technologies include much of the Spring stack interacting with datastores like MySQL, MongoDB, Redis and Elasticsearch. They build, automate and deploy with Gradle, Gulp, Ansible, Docker with supporting tools written in Python, Bash, and Groovy.

With a senior team of 15 engineers, they are now ready to appoint a Software Engineering Director to scale this team and remit of the EMEA operation.

Contribute to the strategy and the overall technology roadmap 
Provide leadership, team building and organizational expertise to hire and lead a world-class software engineering team
Build highly engaged feature teams to develop products and build alignment and foster better collaboration across business units 
Be a contributor to software architecture, software quality, technical practices and help team to drive successful delivery of our products with the use of an AGILE Coach
Work effectively with senior leaders, product managers, internal and external resources and allocate engineering teams appropriately across various projects, prioritizing current customer/prospect needs with long term technology roadmap needs 
Promote an environment of data-driven decision making as well as fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation, excellence and a fun working environment


You will have a technical degree and over 8 years’ experience in leading software teams in a large-scale software engineering environment with a track record of building products. You will be able to demonstrate that you have grown and nurtured high performing engineering teams, building out a strong engineering organization and culture and inspired the engineering organization to operational excellence by balancing strategic vision with an understanding and appreciation of the technical details of day to day execution. You are passionate about continuous improvement, quality, and efficiency.

You consult and guide senior leadership regarding long and short-range product development, organisational design for effective product development, and strategic planning.   You will have to travel occasionally to the USA (the nice parts)

€140-150K and an amazing benefits package, a discretionary bonus and flexible start and finish times, an inclusive company culture. 


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