Engineering Director
The Judge Group Inc.

Los Angeles, California

Location: REMOTE
Description: Our client is currently seeking an Engineering Director for our client. Please review the job description below and if interested send resumes to

Job Description: As our Director of Engineering, you will join our global technology team that has embarked on building highly available and scalable distributed systems on the cloud to support the company's long-term strategy and vision. You will lead a team of engineers across new/emerging concepts in a way that inspires them to do their best work and continue to grow and develop within the company. Our leaders work with distributed teams in a highly dynamic environment collaborating with product and technology leaders, and engineers who are passionate about our journey to build and deliver technology-powered solutions that our customers love and that works for our business. Your primary responsibility is to lead the development of our next generation distributed platform, aligning resources and delivery with business growth and diversification, while significantly improving service quality and cost-effectiveness. We expect the individual to be innovative and energetic with strong communications and collaboration skills.

Key Initiatives: Card Network Authorizations/Routing, Clearing, and Settlement. ATM, Debit, Credit, and Push Payment Transactions. Platform Engineering and Foundational Capabilities of distributed systems High Availability, Resiliency, and Performance Engineering on Cloud Roles and Responsibilities: You will be responsible for building capabilities of a distributed transaction processing infrastructure and payment processing business logic by leveraging that platform. Leading and engaging teams that build/deploy high throughput systems within a fast-paced, agile environment while understanding and handling competing priorities. Hands-on collaboration with business and technology leaders, stakeholders, product owners, Architects, and Engineers to define, develop, test, and validate technical solutions to help drive customer-first product roadmap enabling business outcomes. Contribute to the review and analysis of business needs and user stories Attract, retain, and grow diverse top engineering talent, providing guidance, career development, and mentorship to team members maintaining a culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, retention of key colleagues, development, and high performance. You will constantly pursue and learn industry-leading/innovative solutions. Build high awareness of open-source technologies and communities that enable high volume low latency systems. Lead a culture of innovation and experimentation, support full software development lifecycle that incorporates the best of technology approaches and delivery methodologies. Engage with developers in day-to-day design and coding activities to execute product and strategy roadmaps. Stepping into code where and if needed and be a hands-on leader Ensure on-time product releases that are of high quality, enabling the core vision of next-generation card processing systems. Promote a fun and high engagement culture, with a results-orientated focus. Hire, mentor, motivate and retain the best talent. Collaborate with peer technology and product teams across different locations. ."

Minimum Qualifications: Computer Science degree, or equivalent with at-least 10+ years of work experience. Have built and delivered large-scale enterprise systems/products and have extensive hands-on experience. Preferably delivered and supported products as Cloud-hosted services. Experience building highly available and low latency distributed systems. Experience building systems as service-oriented architecture and/or micro-services architecture. Keen awareness of concerns in massively distributed systems and effective solutions.

Experience in Linux cloud (Kubernetes) environment supporting applications built using language like Java, Go, Node.js, and NoSQL databases like Couchbase, Cassandra, Redis. Experience attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse high-performing engineering talent. Have experience leading engineering teams and in agile methodologies, have enabled DevOps mindset, processes, and tools Ability to learn and deep dive into new technology and business domains, question status quo, and think outside of the box. Excellent judgment and the constant pursuit of higher standards, a passion to build and nurture high-efficiency teams. Have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Create and deliver effective presentations to Senior Leadership. Ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders Knowledge of Payment Network Authorization, Acquiring & Issuing platforms and business processes is a plus


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