• Director of Software Engineering

    Location RO-Bucharest
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Category (Candidate Search)
    Position Type
    Hidden (2050)
    Business Group
    SolarWinds MSP
  • Overview

    Are you an experienced, energetic & passionate leader with a drive for delivering great software in a rapidly growing environment?  Does the prospect of collaborating with some really smart people working on advanced technologies excite you? Are you someone who challenges traditional methods and actively looks for the most efficient way to get things done?  If so, SolarWinds has an opening for a Director of Engineering and we want to talk to you.  


    SolarWinds has a diverse and growing portfolio of network and systems management products and we are growing our Bucharest engineering team to meet the aggressive demands of our business in a rapidly evolving IT market.


    The Director of Engineering is the most senior leader in our Bucharest office and you will be responsible for leading and growing a world-class team of software engineers. Building compelling software using solid engineering practices is the mantra of our worldwide engineering team and our Bucharest office is strategic to growing our global engineering organization. The ideal candidate will have experience with scaling high-performing engineering teams and working with other international locations.   


    • Drive the strategic direction for the Bucharest engineering team to align with the needs of the business
    • Contribute to the overall engineering strategy of the company
    • Supervise, mentor and grow members of the local management and engineering team
    • Collaborate with architects, product managers and technical support to deliver high-quality, technically sound products on schedule with great user experience
    • Drive all aspects of recruiting including, but not limited to, attracting great talent and retaining a highly skilled, proficient engineering team
    • Establish and maintain solid software engineering and project management practices


    What is needed for this position?

    • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 10+ years of experience designing, developing and delivering on-premise and/or SaaS software products
    • 5+ years in a technical management position
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Strong time management skills
    • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, and intelligent thinking
    • Experience in leading of Agile software development teams


    Desired Skills:

    • Programming experience in Java, C# or C/C++
    • Subject matter expertise in network and systems management, virtualization and cloud technologies
    • Project management experience
    • Willingness to travel internationally on occasion
    • Prior experience growing a large engineering team including a history of developing leadership


    What awaits you besides the top technology and great coworkers?


    Among the many benefits are a competitive salary, bonuses, and growth opportunities.

    We promote self-education and support you in learning new things – through conferences, learning tutorials and mentors.



    About SolarWinds


    SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software to more than 150,000 customers worldwide - from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. We believe that the IT pros who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do, and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier. We call it "user-centered design" and we believe that it's changing expectations for the enterprise software experience.

    Our success begins with our engineering team's ability to consistently deliver quality software that is easy to install, easy to use and that solves our customer's pain points. If you have the leadership skills that can help us build on that success, we'd love to talk to you!




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