[KEN-59] - Sr Principal / Director Software EngineerPubblicato il 29-10-2022 - Dow Jones, Inc. in Lazio
Sr Principal / Director Software Engineer in Romania
OPIS, a Dow Jones company, is one of the world’s most comprehensive sources for petroleum pricing and news information. OPIS provides real-time and historical spot, wholesale/rack and retail fuel prices for the refined products, renewable fuels and natural gas and gas liquids (LPG) industries. We deliver award-winning news, market intelligence and transparency to the entire refined energy marketplace and companies looking to go carbon neutral. At its core, OPIS uses a set of complex IT systems and tools, handling huge amounts of data in a reliable way, and providing customers with business applications to use this data as efficiently as possible.
We architect and design for high-availability, scalable, and fault tolerant systems that are decoupled and easy-to-maintain. A core part of our development philosophy revolves around microservices and the DevOps model. All new products are developed as microservices, with a focus on cloud native development and containers deployed on Container as a Service (CaaS) container management systems. The developers on our teams subscribe to a DevOps model where time to market (TTM) is a vital measure that we are constantly striving to improve. Quality is imperative and SQA is considered a part of the development process. As such, automated unit testing, regression, and integration tests are considered a key part of reaching our TTM goals.
OPIS is seeking an experienced, driven and future thinking, Director of Software Development leading our Bucharest, Romania office. This role is a leader, responsible for offering innovative technical and architectural direction across multiple agile development teams in one ofour fastest growing divisions.
The Director of Software Development candidate has experience with: leading multiple development teams across multiple time zones and countries; supporting, and enhancing agile practices in a fast-paced environment; coordinating division-wide team initiatives that align with organizational objectives; and ensuring our development teams deliver high quality products that meet stated success criteria.
The candidate has experience in developing and deploying cloud native solutions, possesses a passion for container-based technologies, standards and best practices, and continuous delivery of global commercial software.
As Director, you are also skilled in fostering collaboration, innovation, and integrity within your division and across divisional boundaries while promoting employee growth and development through coaching, training and mentoring.
Manage, mentor and coach a high performing group of software development managers and developers, guiding career paths and growth
Ensure our technical architecture and development practices align with immediate and long-term business goals and strategy
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to provide on time delivery of industry leading, high-quality, new products and features
Maintain understanding of emerging architecture concepts, methods and associated technology trends to drive new technology research, evaluation and implementation
Champion and define technical requirements of the software development process such as performance, reliability, accessibility, high availability, interoperability, and security
Provide leadership in evaluation and management of technical services, SDLC and vendor partnerships
Provide thought leadership in technology direction and services, advocating industry standards adoption and alignment to organization best practices
Champion the appropriate use of technology and provide leadership in balancing technical elegance with functional requirements and practical benefits, as we implement and integrate technologies
Regularly contribute code and design to new and existing solutions
Leverage, maintain and improve automation and pipelines (continuous integration and deployment)
Promote knowledge sharing and reusability across product-development teams
Gain insight and act as a change agent to influence business and technical partners
Track and communicate team progress and team status to the stakeholders
Ten (10) or more years of increasing responsibility in technical roles, with 4 or more years of experience managing multiple development teams
Existing experience with container runtimes and container management systems such as Docker or Kubernetes
Ability to work with wide variety of programing languages
Real-world experience providing technical leadership on Agile software development projects
Experience in microservice architecture and development, including REST based APIs.
Experience with software for high volume data ingestion using technologies such as Snowflake, Kinesis and Redis
Experience in full life cycle development, deploy and iteration of powerful analytical apps
Cloud experience with deploying and integrating cloud native applications
Strong, effective communication skills that bring multiple personalities, cultures, and roles together to work towards a common goal
Strong ability to communicate ideas verbally and written to promote, educate and evangelize adoption across business and development teams
Experience in .NET/.NET Core
Angular, React or other modern front-end frameworks
SQL and document databases
AWS experience preferred
Docker, Terraform, Azure DevOps is a plus
Our philosophy is one of ownership and collaboration. We believe in a method of working dynamically and collaboratively that supports freedom and responsibility. Our teams work in closely with each other and we emphasize idea-sharing as a way to foster productivity.
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Business Area: OPIS
Job Category: IT Development Group
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