|Job Ref:||064c93eb1||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||British Columbia||City:||Vancouver||Address:||Post Date:||10/10/2016 09:30|
Who we are: Sauce Labs lives at the intersection of agile software delivery and the infrastructure required to enable fast turnaround cycles and frequent releases. We feel passionate building a product which enables software development teams to ship high-quality software faster. The Role: Sauce Labs Engineering is looking for a seasoned technical leader who can use their experience to build effective organizations, scalable processes, and mentor aspiring leadership talent to scale Sauce Labs. In the role of a Director of Engineering, in addition to managing a team, you will work closely strategically and cross-functionally to empower the broader organization to implement processes that will ultimately lead to faster delivery of a better product. You know how to leverage Agile methodologies, culture, tools, practices to the benefits of the organization. The ideal candidate has spent 2+ years managing organizations of at least 10+ people, grooming talent into the best they can be, as well as prior experience cultivating a culture where everyone exhibits leadership behavior. These skills are paired with strong technical chops - backed by a track record of scaling complex, massively distributed, and highly available software services running in the cloud. What You'll Own: Major contribution to strategic planning, road-mapping, organizational development, and resourcing for your team to execute on their priorities Attracting, hiring, and retaining/developing top-notch engineering talent Day to day and long-term management and skills development for your team Representing your team to senior leadership and across other groups and teams within the company Setting standards and applying best practices to improve engineering processes and the delivery of quality products Our Ideal Candidate Has: 8+ years of prior experience in shipping quality software as a top-notch engineer 2+ years as a proven leader, managing a team and/or scaling an organization with a high standard of excellence Proven ability to work through organizations and teams with very strong communication and collaboration skills Background in architecture and scaling of complex SaaS / PaaS systems working in conjunction with hardware Innate ability to connect the dots, communicate and iterate on team, business and larger company goals Knowledge of relevant technologies and stacks, including Python, Java, and Ruby Bonus Points for: Experience managing or working with DevOps Knowledge of experimental technologies and experience with complex research projects Experience with mobile devices, platforms, and development Oh yeah, and we also offer stuff too: Competitive salaries Health, dental, vision insurance Generous vacation Casual work environment with some of the leaders in the field
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest automation cloud for testing web and native/hybrid mobile applications. Founded by the original creator of Selenium, Sauce Labs helps companies accelerate software development cycles, improve application quality and deploy with confidence across 500+ browser / OS platforms. We are a small team making a big impact, come join us!