Technical Director – Galway, IE

  • Ireland
  • Post Date: 31st October 2019
  • Salary: Negotiable
Job Description

Technical Director

Galway, IE

So, how'd you fancy joining one of the biggest publishers in the industry? Like the sound of living and working in beautiful Ireland?
If you've got a solid background in software engineering then this is the role you've been waiting for!

As the Technical Director you can expect to have a varied schedule across a range of areas, your responsibilities will include…

Strategy & Planning

  • Define the roadmap for the team
  • Planning & direction for integration, testing, releases & live services
  • Lead tool development, services & release strategy

Implementation & Deployment

  • Technical oversight & direction for local dev teams
  • Establish a robust QA process
  • Review & approve development releases
  • Oversee internal & external project dependencies: risks, critical paths, contingencies

Operational Management

  • Develop policy for sharing code, tech innovation, business processes & IP
  • Assist with recruitment, training & coaching of engineers

For this role your skills & experience should include…

  • 10+ years experience of web development frameworks as a full stack engineering lead and/or developer
  • 4+ years software industry technical experience on quality verification tools, test automation and/or development process improvements
  • Experience working with multiple different types of data storage technologies, such as SQL based data stores, document-based data stores (MongoDB, Couchbase, Elasticsearch etc)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Test-Driven Development & experience leading a team in implementing these principals.
  • Demonstrated organisational communication & management skills
  • Strong project management skills

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with containerisation (Docker) & development / deployment in a distributed hosting environment
  • Able to quickly assess situations, troubleshoot complex problems & lead a team through issue resolution
  • Ability to mentor, coach and develop engineer growth & professional development

Interested? Get in touch!
programming@aswift.com / +44 (0)1709 834777
 

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