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Sr. Director, Engineering

Company: Stretto
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

For more than 30 years, Stretto has been at the forefront of the Chapter 7 landscape. By providing best-in-class technology, streamlined workflows customized for unique needs, integrated online tools to facilitate communication with Trustees, and professional-level client service, Stretto helps Attorneys maximize time and cost efficiencies while growing their practices. Stretto's Engineering team is looking forward to hiring a motivated, experienced technology leader.Engineering Leadership & Product Delivery

  • You provide engineering expertise and thought leadership across product management, engineering & human-centric design teams to ensure we are building the best products, platforms, and experiences functionally and technically.
  • You contribute to key goals and performance metrics for the product area and are directly accountable for implementation, tracking, and reporting on them.
  • You work collaboratively across multiple teams to prioritize technical efforts and product features and capabilities.
  • You are a key integrator bringing together teams by partnering across UX Design, architecture, and product teams on setting technical direction and ensuring alignment with our technology strategy while staying abreast of engineering trends in the industry.
  • You collaborate to create a shared future vision to identify areas of need for initiatives and turn this into roadmaps with concrete landmarks.
  • You co-create structures and processes to drive scale & reuse by promoting a platform mentality to drive pace and efficiency.
  • You have a seat at the decision-making table around standards, resources, and overall direction of work through proactive partnerships with senior leadership.Core Responsibilities: -
    • Management oversight of all the development resources and reports to the VP of Software Engineering for the Debtor Attorney line of business -
    • Accountable for all proprietary products within the 'Debtor Attorney (Best Case)' line of business.
    • Accountable for on-time delivery of commitments within budget and meeting the defined business outcomes.
    • Central point and accountable for all release activities. This includes defining, tracking, and production change management.
    • Partners with quality assurance and product teams to define business cases by providing technical guidance and t-shirt size estimates.
    • Accountable for 3rd-level operational support for all products within the debtor attorney business. Partners with IT Ops to triage issues and produce patches as needed. -
    • Partners with PMO team to define and track project plans for each approved business case.
    • Adopts and follows Stretto's standard software development processes and tools. Partners with Stretto's Agile coach to implement changes and make improvements.
    • Accountable for maintaining strict security and compliance standards.
    • Partners with IT Ops and Enterprise architecture team to define a technical roadmap for all products and lead cloud modernization changes using AWS services.
    • Passes an AWS Well-Architected review for flagship products. Runs a lean, high-performing, and scalable infrastructure.
    • Accountable for meeting 99.9% uptime and other relevant SLAs.
    • Manages the development team's performance through data (KPIs), sets goals, and provides regular governance updates on progress for leadership and stakeholders. -
    • Ensure high-quality engineering practices, including code reviews, automated testing, and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
    • Engage with customers, partners, and other external stakeholders as needed to gather feedback and insights for product improvement.
    • Communicate with executive leadership, providing regular updates on engineering initiatives, progress, and challenges.Organization & Culture Champion
      • Demonstrates excellent communication and drives collaboration with all teams within technology and out.
      • Makes continuous progress and strives to build a world-class development team following industry best practices.
      • Leads by example and nurtures a positive, transparent, and engaging development team environment.
      • Lead team members' talent reviews, performances, compensation, goal setting, development, and top talent recruitment practices
      • Responsible for ensuring SME gaps are identified and mitigated to avoid single points of failure for expertise.
      • Focus on learning to promote skill, career, and development growth for technology associates.
      • Maintain and share knowledge and expertise on the evolving needs of customers, internal and external markets, and industry trends and changes across our community.Qualifications:
        • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (advanced degree preferred).
        • Proven track record of at least 15 years in progressively responsible engineering leadership roles.
        • Extensive experience in software development and architecture, with expertise in AWS Cloud and Microsoft Technologies.
        • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to lead, inspire, and manage high-performing engineering teams.
        • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and present to senior leadership.
        • Strategic mindset with the ability to balance short-term project goals with long-term technical vision.

Keywords: Stretto, Irvine , Sr. Director, Engineering, Executive , Irvine, California

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