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Sr Director of Software Development, Skills Platform

VentureFizz

VentureFizz

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Job Description:

The Senior Director of Software Engineering is responsible for establishing and leading a multi-function engineering team. They partner with executive and senior leadership to ensure the success of our regional and/or domain-specific engineering functions. This leader will be responsible for the Search, Curation, and Navigation functions.

Who youre committed to being:

  • A strong leader who can build alignment across engineering and product management teams while promoting accountability, transparency, and innovation.

  • You enjoy learning and are open to new ways of doing things.

  • You are not afraid to be yourself, experiment, make mistakes and learn from them, ask questions, or voice your concerns.

  • When communicating you are self-aware, insightful, and proactive.

  • You are a team member first and individual contributor second. You are aware that high-performing teams are only as strong as their weakest link.

  • You believe in continuous improvement and request frequent feedback from others.

What youll do:

  • Drive product excellence ensuring that our technology delights our users, improves quality, and reduces the cost of support and maintenance of our product development

  • Ensure our products meet or exceed the contracted SLA uptime

  • Create direct and deep relationship with product managers, sales, and account managers

  • Inform the product strategy by bringing technical perspective to the conversation

  • Lead development group through platform technology transformation while partnering with other engineering leaders to solve complex architecture problems.

  • Translate product strategy into an executable roadmap and guide teams to consistent, scalable, and reliable delivery as we evolve our architecture

  • Improve the SDLC for teams while ensuring collaboration and consistency with peer groups

  • Develop and enforce policies and procedures to meet department security objectives and issue remediation goals

  • Build alignment across engineering and product management teams while promoting accountability, transparency, and innovation; optimize systems, tools and processes to increase speed and quality; supervise and report engineering metrics tied to company objectives

Experience youll bring:

  • Experience working with a global engineering team

  • Familiarity with working with a private equity backed organization

  • Experience leading through Platform technology transformations

  • Strong understanding of Modern Web Application Architecture

  • Familiarity with UI/UX Accessibility standards

Requirements:

  • Experience as a software engineer and technical leader with large-scale projects delivered have prepared you for this role

  • Experience leading technical team that support and partner with international technology and product peers

  • Experience operating both cloud services, with technical depth to be active in decisions about the large architectural investments

  • Proven ability to focus engineering work on the top corporate objectives and priorities, and accountability for keeping strategic work on track

  • Experience with API management, product instrumentation, analytics, continuous development and integration, and security and audit concerns

  • Familiarity with UI/UX concepts and development frameworks

Education and experience requirements

  • Requires a minimum of 12 years of related or equivalent experience; or 8+ years and an advanced degree.

Why youll love working here:

  • Were remote- and hybrid-friendly

  • Were mission driven and values guided

  • We have a strong commitment to diversity and belonging

  • We cultivate a culture of trust, autonomy, and collaboration

  • Were lifelong learners and champion team member growth and advancement

  • Weve got you covered - team member benefits include competitive compensation packages, medical coverage, unlimited PTO and Summer Fridays, wellness reimbursements, Pluralsight subscription, professional development funds and more.

About us:

Were Pluralsight, the technology workforce development company that helps teams build better by knowing more and working better together. Using our Skills, Flow, and Cloud product, teams can develop critical skills, improve processes and gain data-driven insights.

Were a community of growth seekers and lifelong learners who are out to do big things that make a difference in peoples lives, and were looking for curious, talented people to join us. Our culture of trust, autonomy, and genuine collaboration create an environment where youll grow as a human and as a professional. Because to us, your growth is our growth, and vice versa.

Physical and Mental Requirements

Work is performed in an office (or home office) environment and requires the ability to operate office equipment and keyboards. Sedentary work. Repetitive work. Ability to perform tasks related to documentation, data analysis, transcription and extensive content analysis. Learn new tasks, remember processes, complete tasks independently, and make timely decisions in the context of a workflow.

EEOC Statement

Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. Pluralsight will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please visit the bottom of our website to learn how to request an accommodation.

For more information on Pluralsights commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive workforce, please review our most recent Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging report here.

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