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Associate Director of Software Engineering

Posted: 9/28/2021
Location: Louisville, KY
Employment: Full Time

Job Function

  • Plays an integral part in establishing, driving, and enhancing process and procedure within the team and cross-teams. Promotes a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Drives technical solutions for complex business problems.
  • Helps drive engineering standards and process. Helps drive policies and procedures related to application quality, standards, and testing.
  • Identifies areas that can be improved by refactoring, optimization, or other improved technology solutions. Advocates for project plans for addressing these issues.
  • Ensures sound CI/CD strategy for deploying both current and future websites and applications.
  • Within scope of assignments, establishes and maintains thorough and accurate documentation of work and communicates technical issues to engineers, IT, and other leadership.
  • Works heavily with the business requirement owners and representatives to identify priorities for application development and enhancements.
  • Requests projects and resources, and monitors project timelines with the help of PM. Takes ownership, to ensure the success of projects.
  • Capable of teaching/coaching complex technical concepts to other engineers.
  • Capable of providing estimates based on RFPs and general customer inquiries.
  • Capable of working directly or alongside clients on occasion.
  • Assists executive team with sales pitches.
  • Able and willing to lead technical meetings with a client.
  • Participates as required on Production Code Turn days, providing instructions for deploying code changes successfully, and smoke testing code post-release.

Required Technical Skills

  • 2+ years of mentor and/or leadership experience.
  • Proven experience with Microsoft stack / .NET and SQL Server.
  • Proven experience with JavaScript libraries (i.e. Angular, React, Node).
  • Proven experience with 1 or more .NET CMS platforms (i.e. Sitefinity, Sitecore, Kentico).
  • Proven experience with modern HTML standards, SCSS, typescript.
  • N-Tier and SaaS development experience.
  • Experience building highly scalable software solutions.

Required Soft Skills

  • Team player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a very fast paced environment & welcome change.
  • Ability to work directly with customers at times.
  • Highly self-motivated / Autonomous.
  • Willing to travel on occasion.