Director of Engineer : Guadalajara, Jal, Mexico
You have broad architectural knowledge of how the full stack of a web application comes together, with a rounded appreciation of technologies and approaches.
You’ve mastered microservices, and now you’re opening up to the power of container technologies. You know that bringing together a successful development team is more than just picking the right skills it’s discovering the right people and helping them grow.
At Kenzan, we create elegant software solutions that capture the eye and imagination. We pride ourselves on our kind and collaborative approach to difficult problems.
We are looking for a talented Director of Engineering to set technology standards and manage technical staffing in our new Guadalajara office.
We need someone who is excited to help build a team, can help drive technical direction and ensure our development teams are equipped to deliver high-
quality software solutions to our customers.
What we’ll expect from you.
Work with the Kenzan executive team to define the technical goals and direction of the company
Manage client engagements and internal initiatives from a technical perspective, including work estimation and scheduling, coordination of feature delivery, and issue resolution
Oversee the development teams, and allocate technical staff to make sure teams have all the roles needed for successful project delivery
Review and contribute to the project architecture, and act as a collaboration partner for the Technical Architects
Monitor the relevant technology marketplaces, and bring in new technologies and tools to help Kenzan meet internal and client objectives
Some qualifications we are looking for.
Expertise in front-end and / or back-end architecture and development, including relevant tools such as React, AngularJS, Node.js, Java, or Spring
Experience in the design, development, and deployment of large-scale enterprise applications with multiple tiers or that run across multiple platforms
Experience with microservices architecture
Familiarity with containers and tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
Experience integrating applications with databases such as MongoDB or Cassandra, or with content management systems
Understanding of cloud-based environments, and familiarity with designing and deploying applications at scale
Thorough understanding of REST APIs and supporting technologies such as LoopBack, Swagger, or Jersey
Experience with application servers and proxies such as Jetty, Tomcat, or NGINX
Familiarity with build tools such as Gradle or Webpack, as well as continuous integration tools such as Jenkins
Some qualifications we consider a plus.
Familiarity with event-driven architecture
Experience with cloud providers such as AWS, GCP, and Azure
Experience with serverless architecture
What you can expect from us. We offer competitive salary, health benefits, and a 401K plan. Join our collaborative working environment with lots of natural light, and everything you need to be your best.
Mentorship, and opportunities to grow and learn
Collaboration with experienced professionals
A supportive and non-competitive community
Best-of-breed tools for development including your choice of machine (most of us use MacBook Pros)
Exposure to projects in a variety of different technology environments : web, TV and mobile, front- and back-end design, cloud infrastructure, DevOps, and Platform as a Service utilizing proprietary platforms and back-
end administrative systems
A commitment to your professional growth, including a stipend for coursework and professional development resources