Director of Engineering
Location: Remote / Virtual Office
mindbodygreen is seeking an experienced technical leader to join our Product & Engineering team as the Director of Engineering. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers; collaborating with product and marketing teams; improving coding standards and development, deployment, and QA processes; and developing technical solutions and strategies.
Prior leadership experience is a requirement for this position, as well as strong collaborative and communications skills. You will be working with a large cross-functional team and will interface with stakeholders at various levels. Strong engineering and systems design experience will help you work with the CTO to create strategic development roadmaps and lead our engineering team in the execution of projects.
Our engineering team consists of full-stack engineers who work in React, Express, Docker, Gatsby, and Serverless with AWS Lambda as the primary platforms. We constantly seek to find technologies to improve our processes and performance, and want a Director of Engineering to help push our capabilities forward and mentor our growing team.
Lead our engineering teams in the development of new products and features to meet our company goals
Implement process improvements for the development, deployment, QA, and maintenance of our software
Develop technical strategies with the CTO, and technical specifications with our development team for execution
Identify and leverage new technologies to improve team and software performance and enhance our user experience
Assist with resource planning and communication of requirements to senior leadership
Help manage team performance and morale
Get your hands dirty in some code when the situation requires it
Lead in the development of a mobile application
Engineering, Computer Science, or similar degree
Strong organizational skills
Several years of experience managing teams of developers and devops engineers
Previous working experience in software design
A passion for development operations, continuous delivery, software quality, and monitoring and observability
Recent hands-on coding experience in technologies like React, Node, Gatsby, and Serverless
Experience with QA and automated testing
Direct experience working multiple AWS technologies
Curiosity and a desire to stay on top of industry trends and emerging technologies