Director of Software Engineering

Director of Software Engineering

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Company Name: Castle Consulting Services
Job Location: San Diego, California
Zip Code: 92105
Job Category/Title:
Employment Category: Full-time
Position Type: Senior Level
Salary: $ 140000
Travel Required: No
Interview Type:
Required IT Skills: Linux, Unix, software engineering, php
Job Description: Director of Software Engineering
San Diego, CA

Are you passionate about building great products and services that deliver equally great customer experiences? Do you thrive in chaos and want to have a high impact with a rapidly growing team, & be hands-on with the latest technologies and tools? Does taking on a transformational leadership role for a growing venture-backed cloud based phone service provider that serves over 25,000 small business customers sound exciting? If so, we want to hear from you!!

Compensation: Base $140-$150K (depending on prior earnings) plus bonus and equity, and a stellar benefit package including free phone service, plenty og PTO, a fully stocked kitchen, lots of swag and, fully-paid healthcare benefits including dental.

Position Overview:
The ideal candidate must have a proven track record of being technically proficient, a strategic thinker, and possessing solid hands-on management skills. A strong understanding of object oriented design, and architecture of a broad platform environment (cloud, mobile, API, etc) is a must, as well as top-notch product and project management skills. Lastly, the ability to hire, manage and grow a talented team of software engineers in an agile, fast-paced start-up environment is key.

• Lead, motivate, and manage a highly talented team of software engineers and developers
• Overall management of the software development and delivery process via Agile methodologies
• Ownership of the product development process from ideation to release and beyond
• Project Management, including vetting and collaboration of external partners and vendors
• Roadmap Strategy: Development of new product releases as well as ongoing management of existing product lifecycles

Technical Qualifications:
• 5-8 years of leadership experience as a Senior Manager or Director of a small software engineering team
• Expertise in programming languages including Perl, and PHP as well as strong knowledge and experience with Unix, and Linux operating environments as well as mySQL, Apache (LAMP Stack)
• Experience with broad platforms including cloud, mobile and API solutions- A Must
• Excellent Project Management skills- PMP, Scrum, Kanban, CI, JIRA etc.
• Software development experience with a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or other telecommunications company- A PLUS
• Experience working in a fast-paced, start-up environment with a global, multi-cultural team

Education: BS in Computer Science or similarLocation: San Diego Area
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Number of Direct Reports: 5-6 staff and 2-3 Consultants (on-and offsite) & growing
Relocation: Some Financial Assistance

ONLY Qualified Candidates Contact:
Kirsten McKeon, Business Development
Castle Consulting Services, Inc. (914) 494-8544

No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: November 2, 2016
Telecommute: No
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