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Software Engineering Director

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Software Engineering Director to join a dynamic and growing team in Kuala Lumpur,

This role is perfect for an individual with a deep technical background, excellent management skills, and experience working with international stakeholders. The successful candidate will be responsible for guiding the strategic direction, managing the execution of projects, and leading a distributed team of engineers across Asia. This role offers the chance to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the engineering teams.

  • Lead and manage a distributed team of engineers across various locations in Asia
  • Develop and execute the engineering strategy to align with company goals and objectives
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the engineering teams

What you'll do:

As a Software Engineering Director, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our engineering teams. You will lead a distributed team of engineers across Asia, developing strategies that align with our company's goals and objectives. Your role will involve overseeing the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering projects while fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement. You will also collaborate with other departments to ensure alignment with engineering initiatives.

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineers
  • Ensure the implementation of best practices in software development, including security, scalability, and performance
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure alignment and support for engineering initiatives
  • Manage the recruitment, onboarding, and professional development of engineering staff
  • Monitor and report on the engineering teams' performance, using metrics and KPIs to drive improvements

What you bring:

The ideal Software Engineering Director will bring a strong background in software development along with proven experience managing distributed teams across multiple locations. You will possess excellent leadership skills coupled with an ability to inspire and motivate the team. Your strong problem-solving skills will enable you to make high-stakes decisions confidently. Experience in transitioning from legacy codebases to modern frameworks is highly desirable, as is knowledge of cloud platforms and services.

  • Strong background in software development and engineering principles
  • Experience managing distributed teams across multiple locations
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Strong management skills with experience in Agile methodologies
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make high-stakes decisions
  • Ability to guide transition from legacy codebases to modern frameworks and technologies
  • Experience in scaling engineering teams and managing large-scale projects
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms and services

What sets this company apart:

Our company is a global leader in the tech industry, renowned for its innovative approach and commitment to delivering high-quality solutions. We foster a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement, providing our employees with opportunities for professional growth and development. Our inclusive work environment encourages diversity and values individual contributions. We believe in empowering our employees, providing them with the tools and resources they need to succeed.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to the next level? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link. We can't wait to hear from you!

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Software Development

Industry: IT

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: DEGJLZ-D28BCBA1

Date posted: 26 June 2024

Consultant: FlorieMae Salazar

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