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Director of Engineering (Washington DC (NW))

compensation: up to $200,000/year with great benefits
employment type: full-time

Our clients’ mission is to build the world’s most powerful platform for analyzing government risk and opportunity. For organizations facing government impact, they offer the platform for professionals to plan and execute their organization’s government risk strategy. Organizations rely on their platform because of its accurate and relevant information, cutting-edge analytics, and ease of use. Fierce curiosity and insatiable urge for the next challenge pours into the company culture.

About the Role

We are seeking an inspiring and supportive Director of Engineering to join our clients’ team to grow, lead, and support a team of full-stack Software Engineers and Engineering Managers working on a full range of products. Their technologies are spread across Node, Java, C#, some python, and even some Wordpress, depending on product.


The Director of Engineering will manage a team of Engineering Managers and full-stack Software Engineers, working closely with peers in product and other stakeholders to define and execute work that aligns with company and R&D vision and goals. The work represented by the members of your team is likely to be diverse, representing any of the company’s product lines and corresponding technology stacks. Your focus will be to see and plan for the connections across that work, coach managers and engineers, and to develop best practices and processes that prioritize excellence and collaboration. While you may occasionally be asked to or needed to contribute hands-on, this is largely a hands-off role.

This role will report to the Vice President, Engineering.

About The Team

The Engineering team represents an array of backgrounds and experiences. They believe in Quality, Inclusion, Excellence, Growth, and Transparency. Partnering closely with colleagues throughout the company, they build high-quality products and core services that deliver value to clients, colleagues, and the company.



About You

A successful Director of Engineering is:

-Curious
-Ego-less
-Driven to Leadership
-Tenacious
-Adaptable
-Transparent


What Sets You Apart:

-Experience growing Engineering Managers
-Experience mentoring a team of full-stack Software Engineers
-Developed Engineering best practices and processes that prioritize excellence in various areas (CI/CD, version control, cloud infrastructure, testing, etc)
-Engaged in hiring a diverse and talented team
-Participated in code and software design reviews as needed
-Experienced in Agile methodologies and practices
-Collaborated across functions (Product, UX, and other stakeholders)
-Communicated technical information to technical and non-technical audiences providing clear, concise, and constructive feedback
-Git or similar version control
-Adept in Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar elastic computing services

Our client offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts. The base salary for these manager positions can go up to $200,000/year. They work hard, so they want you to play hard; their open vacation policy and vacation expense contribution help ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. They offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). They have a slew of other benefits you will be able to review once you apply for the position.

Location: The offices are Downtown DC, not far from Metro Center. They are looking for only local candidates who will be on-site a majority of the time. While some off-site would be allowed, the majority of the time you will be expected to be on-site in DC.

If this sounds like you, please respond with your Compensation requirements as soon as possible.

PLEASE NO TELECOMMUTERS OR AGENCIES. THIS IS AN ON-SITE POSITION.

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About AAJ Interactive Technologies:

AAJ Interactive Technologies, established in 1997 by cutting-edge technology executives, is a technology professional-services company supplying project-based consulting, staff augmentation and recruiting services to leading firms throughout Metropolitan Washington, DC., and other areas in the Mid Atlantic states.

We work differently from most of our competition. We have been in both a position of hiring, mentoring and managing large staffs inside a corporate culture, as well as consultants for hire. This unique perspective allows us to understand both sides of this business. We take the time to ensure our consultants/candidates placed will be successful.

We believe that because of our principals we have succeeded where others have failed. The greater DC technology space can be full of companies that are not really looking out for your interests. Ask around, we’re not one of them! We want you to succeed, and we’ll do everything we can to help you do just that!

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