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Director of Engineering
Boston
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100% Remote from the United States


Our Property & Casualty (P&C) Insurance client is seeking an experienced and motivated hands-on leader, a Director of Engineering. You will play a key role in driving the technical vision, strategy, design, and execution of their software development initiatives. This position requires a hands-on approach, strong technical expertise, and exceptional leadership skills as the client continues their journey to scale up. The successful candidate will have a significant impact on the organization by shaping the technical roadmap and fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.


Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in software engineering leadership roles, with a focus on hands-on development, strong technical background with expertise in software development, architecture, and system design, and demonstrated success in leading and delivering complex software projects.
  • Strong proficiency in Java and/or .Net, in-depth knowledge of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and their services, familiarity with DevOps practices and tools, and experience with modern development methodologies, such as Agile or Scrum.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, strategic thinker with a hands-on and collaborative approach, strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.
  • Management of a mid size team (including offshore resources).
  • Experience in homeowners insurance and its associated technologies.
  • Experience selecting and implementing policy administration systems.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.


Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to a team of skilled software engineers, define and drive the technical roadmap, ensuring alignment with business goals, and foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Actively participate in the architecture, design, and development of high-quality software solutions while mentoring and collaborating with team members to foster a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Design and implement scalable and robust cloud architecture solutions, lead the development and maintenance of best practices for cloud-based development and deployment, and stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies to ensure our cloud architecture remains cutting-edge.


About Galecki Search Associates

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