Director of Engineering
Location: Boston (area), MA
ActivePrime is a dynamic entrepreneurial SaaS company providing CRM Data Governance solutions to Enterprise level organizations. We are seeking a Director of Engineering & Full-Stack Engineer to help us continue building out our solution set. The Director of Engineering will be a hands-on technical architect & developer with our full stack of technologies while providing direction and leadership to the technical team. A major responsibility for this role is internal and external communication about timelines.
This is a partial-telecommuting (maybe a couple days/week from home depending on team progress) position. In-person, as well as remote management will be part of the job. This person will lead the Boston-based engineering office for ActivePrime. The Director of Engineering will support our goals to stay on-time and within budget. It’s a creative role involving some product management to define builds that are predictably achievable within a timeframe. This role is ideal for a person who enjoys operating as both an individual contributor, as well as a team manager. Our employees enjoy independence in a quickly changing environment; no two days are the same. At our company, there’s an abundance of opportunity to make a difference in a fast-paced competitive marketplace.
Lead full life-cycle software development
Drive the development process through design, implementation, and deployment
Work closely with the executive team to develop a software roadmap for future features and improvements
Mentor team members, encouraging career and personal growth
Ensure your team meets deadlines and launch dates through an effective sprint planning process and daily standups
Collaborate effectively across teams, including outside of engineering
Back-end Python3 development to support existing and future ActivePrime products.
Modify Nginx configurations as needed.
Assess and recommend new technologies, libraries, and modules to build and enhance ActivePrime products.
Recommend infrastructure to increase the automation used to manage ActivePrime services.
Provide assistance with development operations
Changing server configurations
Installing code and 3rd party libraries on production and test instances.
Debugging running services
B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
5+ years of development experience and 2+ years of experience leading a team of 5-10 engineers
Comfortable making quick decisions, when possible
Familiar with Python, Flask, Zurb, JQuery, JSON, REST, OAuth, Postgres, Salesforce.com, Act-On, Zendesk, Jira, Linux and git
Strong foundation in software architecture and design
Leadership in progressive software development practice evaluation and analysis with the ability and desire to improve processes
Ability to work collaboratively with other engineers and senior professionals across functions; have strong influencing and leadership skills.
Solid experience leading & motivating engineers.
You are an excellent listener and naturally engage in reflective listening
You have excellent written communication skills, both inward and outward facing
You express empathy, and that helps your ability to influence others.
You are clear, concise, and comfortable developing and presenting information to executive-level audiences
You are current in the state of the art technologies and talent
You are a long-term planner and creative short-term executor
You are able to deal with ambiguity in a fast-paced dynamic environment
You are innovative, curious, adaptable and can get things done in a timely fashion
Please email hr AT activeprime to apply.
Note - applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
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