ENGINEERING DIRECTOR

Seattle, Washington, United States | Engineering | Full-time | Fully remote

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ENGINEERING DIRECTOR

SEATTLE, WA

ENGINEERING, PLATFORM

 

doxo is disrupting bill pay. Our company was founded on the simple idea that it should be easy and more secure to pay all your bills through a single account. Over 4 million users are paying bills at 100,000+ businesses on our platform and we are just getting started. It is time to change the $4 trillion bill pay industry. Join us as we help to reduce the burden of paying bills and help people accomplish their financial goals. 

THE ROLE

We are seeking an engineering director to join our team.  This position will be responsible for building and leading engineering teams that work on large, complex software projects.  This position will work closely with product managers, engineering management, and senior leadership to create and maintain exceptional software.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS

The responsibilities for this position include

  • Plan and execute long-term strategies and processes for software projects that span across all engineering teams
  • Measure and monitor team performance, expose status and metrics to stakeholders
  • Influence senior leadership on engineering strategy
  • Work within and across teams to manage internal and external team dependencies, prioritize work across teams
  • Work with managers and engineering leaders to establish goals and vision for the department
  • Own department organization structure and growth planning
  • Conduct interviews, hire employees, evaluate performance, and mentor for career growth
  • Conduct regular 1x1s with direct reports and skip level 1x1s for other team members

 

The skills and qualifications for this position are

  • 12+ years of industry experience
  • The desire and capacity for learning quickly in a fast paced environment, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience with agile software engineering processes
  • Experience with high scale, distributed, 24x7 systems and applications
  • Experience building and managing software engineering teams, include interviewing, hiring, evaluation, and mentorship
  • Ability to set goals, define and measure metrics, communicate metrics to stakeholders
  • Interpersonal skills, with an ability to communicate complex subjects with a broad and diverse audience
  • Strong analytical and design skills
  • Strong written and oral communication

WITHIN 1 MONTH YOU WILL

  • Complete company onboarding
  • Have a chance to work with each engineering team, learning who they are and what they are responsible for
  • Make your first code commits
  • Deliver your first code changes to production
  • Conduct a 1x1 with each of your direct reports and team members

WITHIN 3 MONTHS YOU WILL

  • Create and present an assessment of existing processes and organization structure, along with go forward recommendations
  • Contribute to and present a roadmap for delivering planned engineering initiatives
  • Help in planning future features and changes for our software and our service
  • Help build out the team through recruiting, high-bar interviewing, onboarding, and mentoring new team members

LONG TERM

  • Progress in your career path, increasing your influence and leadership within the department and company
  • Help shape the technical vision for our software
  • Drive the growth and evolution of our organization

OUR COMPANY PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees
  • Generous equity grants
  • 401k match to help you save for your future
  • 15 days PTO to start, plus paid holidays
  • Charitable donation match
  • Student loans support
  • Pet insurance
  • Plus plenty of corporate discounts

 

doxo is an equal-opportunity employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.