Head of Digital Engineering

  • Date: 02 May 2018
  • Deadline: 01 June 2018
  • Work conditions: Full time
  • Location: Baku
Job Description
  • Provide direct day to day architectural and technology problem-solving, coaching, direction and guidance to product teams in a start-up like environment
  • Establish and provide direct assistance for our teams with product roadmap strategy
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology stacks and platforms, including web application frameworks and cloud providers
  • Guide and coach on agile techniques and ways of working to help improve teams and software development process
  • Establish and coach teams on performance, quality and security conventions and standards
  • Provide guidance and insight to product teams to establish governance processes, direction and control to ensure objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately for product development
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices by attending relevant conferences and reading widely
  • Encourage contribution to open source software development, standardization of technologies, and evolution of best practices by collaborating with peers, releasing code, presenting at conferences, and writing for publication
  • 7+ years in senior engineering roles working with product development teams, delivering and building digital products – while remaining hands-on
  • A track record of hiring, onboarding, and developing engineering and product teams.
  • Strong examples of coaching, facilitating and guiding others – directing, leading and mentoring others to do the right thing
  • An expert in product development for web, mobile and services with hands on experience coding in with web and JS frameworks – such as Angular, React or Node.JS including experience with CSS and HTML as well as service development using at least two of: NodeJS, Golang, Elixir, Java
  • An expert in Agile software development methodologies and processes including CI, CD, TDD and BDD
  • A depth and breadth understanding of the digital technology space – with the ability to stay current and up-to-date on trends and technologies
  • A wide experience and understanding of architecture in terms of solution, data and integration
  • Experience with infrastructure automation and application containerization – on prem and public cloud
  • Extensive experience working with teams using DevOps and continuous delivery with focus on delivering rapid customer value
  • Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.
  • Proven leadership ability with the ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Minimum Intermediate English required

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