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Director of Software Engineering at WEX, inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Chantilly, Virginia

Job Description:


The Director of Software Engineering leads a number of distributed engineering Scrum teams each topped by a team manager. The role is responsible for helping to prioritize the work that is done on the EnCompass platform. Often this requires building relationships with other teams, gaining a deep understanding of what drives the business and influencing the direction of technology and architecture. As an organization, we continue to strive to improve our CI/CD capabilities and are seeking someone who has a passion for full software development including test automation, environment setup, and deployment as part of the SDLC.


Reports to: Sr. Director of Software Engineering

Direct Reports: Software development Scrum teams


* Coach and mentor to managers, Scrum Masters, and team members to elevate everyone s skill sets

* Remain current with technology trends and find ways to keep teams engaged with these trends

* Build relationships across the company to make process improvements that improve the effectiveness of all teams

* Participate and influence discussions about software architecture to positively affect security, usability, maintainability, reusability, and performance

* Establish and maintain a high-quality standard for work done by Scrum teams

* Refine the SDLC to continually mature software delivery, this includes SCRUM practices and CI/CD

* Identify how projects can be broken up into small chunks that provide value as quickly as possible

* Be able to recognize good software practices and provide direction



4 years of experience managing one or more teams * 5 years of experience as a software engineer

* 5 years of experience with an Agile SDLC

* 10 years of experience professionally developing software

* Experience with large, complex, long-lived applications

* Strong understanding of architecture, development and testing disciplines

* Ability to keep multiple projects moving forward