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Director of Engineering

Belfast, United Kingdom | Visa

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
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  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
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Job Description and Responsibilities

Director of Engineering

We are looking for a passionate and innovative Director of Engineering to own and evolve one of CyberSource' core global offerings. Within this role you will lead a team of smart and talented engineers and architects to translate the function’s business vision into a technical reality. Working at the core of one of our strategic functions you will thrive in challenging your rich skill set; you will be a visionary leader, a technical partner, a product advocate, an agile delivery enthusiast, a people enabler and an executor.

As a Director you will:

Be responsible for and the custodian of the long-term technical strategy for one of CyberSource's core products in it's global portfolio

Collaborate with product management to continuously evolve the product portfolio and deliver value add to the business

Work closely with senior engineers to develop the best technical solutions and approaches to product development

Delight the customer through the delivery of applications with the highest levels of performance, reliability and usability

Proactively drive team and project performance; identifying and championing Best Practice Software Development processes

Promote team engagement as well as the ongoing mentoring and professional development of highly skilled technical professionals

Contribute, influence and deliver on CyberSource’s wider organizational strategy and goals (both at a local and global level)


Our ideal candidate will bring

Technical Aptitude: You will bring a depth of technical experience to the role having had experience in building enterprise class solutions. Whilst it may have been a while since you last coded, you will be channelling your inner techie to influence design and technical decisions.

Servant Leadership: You recognise the necessity and adhere to putting the needs of your team first; you promote empowerment within the team and are an advocate for people development

 Thought leadership: You will continuously challenge the status quo and you will be relentless in your focus to initiate and drive change

Product Advocacy: You will bring a deep understanding of both the technology and the application thereof and how this can be leveraged for business success

Vision: You will be a high energy, big thinker who possesses an ability to influence others

Pragmatism and Accountability: You will have an innate ability to think strategically and execute methodically as well as a track record of driving team engagement and delivering on commitments

 Strong Negotiation Skills: You will be a distinguished ambassador for product development; collaborating, negotiating, managing tradeoffs and evaluating opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners

At BSc in Software Engineering, Computer Science, IS, or other related field with substantive experience in hands on development, as well as a track record in a senior leadership role

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