Director of Engineering & Technology
Advantage Tech is hiring! We are looking for a qualified individual to join our client that is fully remote.
We are looking for a dynamic, innovative Director of Engineering & Technology to lead the expansion of the home care engineering team and build the future state technology stack, tools, and websites that will power the growth of the business.
The Director of Engineering will work closely with the Product Director and the Senior Manager of Strategy, serving as the points of contact for the rest of the business as we work to transform the home care division. This is a highly impactful role, offering the opportunity to drive the growth of the Home Care division as a core priority for the company.
Our client works with thousands of home care agencies to market their offerings on our platforms and match them with appropriate new families and caregivers. Strengthening our relationships with our families and our network through the creation and deployment of innovative, scalable, user-centric tools is critical to making those relationships and customer experiences successful. You will be responsible for bringing to life the vision for the future state technology stack and suite of tools needed to support the rapid expansion of the business.
You will report to and work closely with the VP of Home Care to bring the overall strategy for growing the division to life through our digital products and experiences.
Who you are
You are thoughtful and conscientious, a proven leader who is able to build highly capable development teams. You are able to understand the vision for the products and tools we need to execute on our strategy, determine the right frameworks and technical approaches to most effectively deliver on the target outcomes, and then equip and train the team to successfully bring each tool to life on the given timeline. You will work closely with the Product Director to implement an Agile process across the business with the necessary support and systems to deliver on the roadmap.
Own home care technology stack, including multiple consumer facing websites, internal lead management platform, databases, customer portal, and proprietary systems
Build a high functioning engineering organization to support the home care business through developing new tools to deliver on our ambitious growth plan
Partner with Product, Strategy, Sales, Customer Success, Business Insights, and Content to understand the requirements for each tool and initiative on the roadmap
Assess current technology stack with Director of Product to determine ideal approach for delivering on each component of the future tech stack (e.g., create a proprietary solution vs. leverage an out of the box platform)
Develop the group’s technical strategy and roadmap. Determine the right frameworks, technical specifications, and infrastructure requirements to support the future state home care tech stack
Provide the team with the tools, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently that lead to their personal and professional success.
Define associated success metrics to hold the team accountable
Support the professional development of the broader team by helping them build and execute personal development plans that map to the client’s broader goals.
Required skills and competencies
Education – Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
5+ years of technology experience in developing and supporting comprehensive technology stacks, including front end websites, internal tools, and back end infrastructure
Proven ability to define technical strategy and architecture using industry leading frameworks.
Experience practicing contemporary software development methodologies: Agile, Scrum, etc.
Experience leading teams of software developers that have built enterprise and consumer grade web apps from the ground up
Ability to work with Product to implement the right processes to give teams the structure and guidance to be successful
Strong organizational and communication skills with experience of developing & instilling a culture of broad product ownership
Ability to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment requiring a high degree of productivity, adaptability, innovation and follow-through