Senior Director of Engineering - FinTech - Digital - New York

Job Title: Senior Director of Engineering - FinTech - Digital - New York
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: US$200000 - US$275000.00 per year + bonus, benefits, stock
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LF98765_1517491403
Contact Name: Lewis Fegan
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 01, 2018 13:23

Job Description

Over the past few years our client has been reinventing itself as a tech-first company. As regular participants at technology meetups, diversity in tech events and other community driven activities, they've gone from a house hold name to a house hold engineering name.

Operating within the FinTech space, they have been leading the way in terms of cloud hosting on AWS and putting the consumer first through design based thought. This change has been spearheaded by a number of well know and highly skilled engineering leaders with exceptional backgrounds. These leaders have come from places such as Google, Gilt Groupe and IBM Watson.

The environment they have fostered is one of trust, humility and collaboration. Furthermore, they actively encourage and promote technological improvement & learning.

They are looking for a Senior Director of Engineering to play a key role in this growth - this person will lead, mentor and build engineering teams (8-12) as well as being an advocate for the company within New York tech community. This person will be a seasoned and passionate engineering leader who has built high quality consumer products and highly scalable/ available systems.

Anyone with a substantial Github footprint or Open Source contributions is also of interest.

Some of the technologies they use include, React, JavaScript, Node, Java, Scala, Docker, AWS, Docker, Kafka, Go, Vue - they are constantly evolving and working out ways to better serve their customers with the latest technologies.

Don't hesitate to reach out if this sounds interesting.