Head of Engineering (head of Development)
Ho Chi Minh
2016-04-15 -> 2016-04-17
- **** Your must-haves
- • You have 10 years of experience in software engineering.
- • You have a solid management track-record, delivery focused and have lead a team of 15 people or more meeting tight deadlines over a longer period.
- • You have a pragmatic, entrepreneurial approach and are willing to help build your department.
- • You have experience in analyzing business requirements and turn them into technical requirements
- • You are proficient in running a department using agile development methodologies.
- • You have experience in designing, developing and maintaining complex systems. In particular from the areas of Big Data Systems, IT operations and front-end development.
- • You have rich experiences in system architecture, database technologies (NoSQL, Postgresql, MongoDB, Cassandra, ...), index systems (ElasticSearch), different programming languages (especially in Java and Python).
- • You have experience with DevOps and with the operation and support of mission critical systems
- • You have a technical academic background: MSc in computer science/software engineering
- • You are fluent in English both in writing and spoken.
- **** Your nice-to-haves
- • You've worked on business intelligence / big data / analytics products before.
- **** What we offer:
- • We are a young and fast-growing global company; you will have an opportunity to shape our future and take a leading role in the organization.
- • We have a talented, international team of top-notch experts.
- • We foster an open communication culture and strive to learn and improve every day.
- • We move fast and have fun while doing it. If you enjoy working with passionate people and seeing the results of your efforts, you will fit right in.
- • Top modern office in Ho Chi Minh meeting the highest global standards
- **** Your engineering team
- - As Sentifi Engineers, we make the magic happen by creating outstanding solutions to disrupt the global financial information market. We use the best technologies available.
- - Working as one team, we love to hack and try new things. The Sentifi Engineers includes the frontend team, the IT system team and the
- big data scientist team (Sentifi Engine).
- - We define and build software solutions to structure billions of unstructured data and to present resulting unique signals to the global financial market. You will be responsible for both developing and running the solutions and systems.
- **** Your role
- - As the Head of Engineering you will lead daily our team of Engineers in continuously expanding our big data analytics system (Sentifi Engine), operate the related IT system and produce widgets, apps and other innovative frontends to present the results digitally. You will be responsible for the team, the strategy and the technology choices. You will report directly to the CEO and collaborate with the ad interim CTO and Technical Advisory Board.
- - You will supervise and be accountable for feature delivery, performance and quality on a day-to- day basis.
- - You will be responsible that all software development is done in a high quality and efficient manner using SRUM or similar processes.
- - You will be responsible making all processes and software well documented
- - You will be fully responsible for resource allocation and follow-up.
- - You'll have the opportunity to lead a team of +/- 25 top-notch engineers. It will be your responsibility to coach them, motivate the team and attract new talent to the team.
- - You will play a central role in defining the technology roadmap for our product platform and choosing the technologies.
- - You will have daily interactions with other departments to coordinate the projects across the company (product management, design, content management, sales, business development, operations).