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Director, Software Engineering

Detroit, MI, USA | The Muse

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Preferred Qualifications

5 years of experience in programming in Cocoa, Objective C, C#, HTML, .NET, PHP, Java or Progress

5 years of experience in software testing and design

5 years of experience in a product engineering role, such as Software Engineer, Product Owner or Business Analyst

2 years of management, leadership and administration experience

5 years of experience using work item tracking tools (Team Foundation Server, Jira, etc.)

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or a related field

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary

The Director, Software Engineering oversees their team's execution of engineering strategies, implements strategic initiatives created by senior leadership and handles multiple projects in the IT environment.


Communicate and embody the culture, vision and overall direction of the team

Lead, guide and evaluate the work of direct-report leaders

Work with senior leadership to implement the strategic plan for the team

Apply Lean/Agile values and principles to a software delivery team

Develop and refine best practices and processes to guide teams through Agile methodology

Make critical process improvement recommendations and think strategically

Support the intake and prioritization process for technology work requests for the supported group of Technology teams

Assist teams in capturing and breaking down delivery of more complex requests that require coordination between teams

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