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Director of Engineering Job Description

Director of Engineering Job Description

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Director of Engineering Job Description

We are looking for a director of engineering to lead our engineering department and help us build great products. You’ll also manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal systems operate securely and effectively.

To be successful as a director of engineering, you should have exceptional leadership, communication, and project management skills, and a belief in developing the skills and talents of others. Ideal candidates will have experience in identifying and navigating organizational changes, a keen interest in international trends in engineering and leadership, and above-average emotional intelligence.

Director of Engineering Responsibilities:

  • Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects
  • Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements
  • Ensure compliance with security regulations
  • Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines
  • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources
  • Hire engineers and coordinate their training
  • Implement innovative technologies
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools
  • Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment

Director of Engineering Requirements:

  • Work experience as a director of engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department
  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces
  • Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind
  • Excellent project management skills
  • BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field