Director, Cloud Software Engineering

Pegasystems - Cambridge, MA (28 days ago)3.7


The Position:
Providing technical and organizational leadership you will oversee cloud engineering efforts for automated deployments, infrastructure and ensuring Pega’s cloud services stay up and running. Leading several Scrum team you will work through a cloud product backlog while also establishing development processes and facilitating project implementations.

In this role, you will:
Work with senior management and peers to develop practices which lead to the highest quality products and drive transformation change within the cloud
Evaluate technology being used in the environment and work with architect teams to ensure the best tools for the job are being used
Provide technical leadership, guidance, and coaching of fellow engineers and staff
Collaborate closely with Product Management to define and architect Pega capabilities, architecture, tools, processes and features to deliver on this vision
Motivate, oversee, coach and grow the scrum teams as appropriate
Provide direct, honest, and constructive developmental feedback to achieve high performance and career growth
Ensure a high level of quality through adequate test coverage for teams, ensure teams have mechanisms in place to catch problems (e.g., code reviews, running smoke tests), and closely monitor team bug levels

Pega Offers:
A rapidly growing yet well-established business
The world’s most innovative organizations as reference-able clients
Analyst acclaimed technology leadership in a massive emerging market
Competitive pay + bonus incentive, employee equity in the company, 3 weeks paid vacation plus 10 company holidays, 2 community service days, medical/eye/dental coverage, and even pet insurance!

The Person:
As an experienced engineering manager with a passion for cloud services you exhibit thought leadership, raise standards by example, contribute to directional discussion and work to grow and develop the capabilities of the whole team.

Qualifications include:
10+ years of related software engineering experience with at least 3 having been in a management capacity.
Proven experience directly managing a growing team of software engineers within with an Agile environment
Hands-on experience with Docker or Ansible
Proficient knowledge with public cloud services – AWS preferred
A familiarity with Linux
The ability to secure commitment and steer direction through influence, negotiation, and inspirationExperience with Kubernetes or OpenShift is preferred
We are naturally inquisitive and have a fierce love of learning. –Pega Value: Innovation