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Director of Engineering
ActivePrime, Inc.
Mountain View, CA, United States

Job Title

Director of Engineering

Job Description

Director of Engineering

Boston (area), MA FULL-TIME

Company Background: 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.

Responsibilities:

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 Front-end Javascript, HTML, CSS development. 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

please email resume & cover letter to hr AT activeprime.com note - applications without a cover letter will not be considered

Restrictions

  • Telecommuting is OK
  • No Agencies Please

Requirements

Qualifications:

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 Customer focused. 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.

Desired Characteristics:

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

About the Company

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.

Contact Info

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