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
VoIP/Telecommunications
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.

Responsibilities:
• 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.
kirstenm@castle-consulting.com (914) 494-8544

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