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Associate Director, Software Engineering (remote)

Company: ITHAKA
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Associate Director, Software EngineeringLocation: Ann Arbor, MI and/or RemoteExperience Level: Mid-Senior LevelITHAKA's mission is to expand access to knowledge and education around the world. Our services-Artstor, JSTOR, Portico, and Ithaka S+R-enable people everywhere to learn, to grow, and to overcome historical barriers to education. In carrying out our mission, as employees we feel a deep responsibility to each other and our well-being, and are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. -Are you excited to lead and inspire great engineering teams to use emerging technologies to improve the ways people learn and do research?We are looking for you to lead a team of engineers that design, develop, and support applications and services for the ITHAKA platform. At ITHAKA, our mission is to expand access to knowledge and education around the world. Our services-Artstor, JSTOR, Portico, and Ithaka S+R- enable people to learn, to grow, and to overcome historical barriers to education. In carrying out our mission, as employees we feel a deep responsibility to each other and our well-being, and are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace.If you have a passion for learning and building amazing products that impact people's lives in a positive way, this is a great opportunity. You'll join an Agile end-to-end culture where small, diverse, durable, cross-functional teams are given the tools and the freedom to collaborate and create, giving them the ability to make impactful changes quickly.The RoleThe Associate Director, Software Engineering is a managerial leadership role at ITHAKA that will be challenged with: -Enabling ITHAKA's software technologies and practices to remain current in a rapidly changing technical environment. -Providing leadership for a high performance, distributed team across a diverse set of technologies. -Building effective working relationships with business and technology stakeholders. -Inspiring innovative approaches to application design and innovative problem solving. -Our organization and this role are unique and will provide you with: -The opportunity to work with skilled engineers passionate about delivering products critical to ITHAKA's mission and goals. -The opportunity to work with our architects, product development team and business stakeholders. -The opportunity to leverage a large-scale cloud based technical infrastructure that enables continuous integration and deployment. -The opportunity to put highly productive and usable applications in front of millions of users across the globe to improve their learning and research capabilities. -The opportunity to innovate and to have fun doing it.Responsibilities -Your role will be to enable and empower software engineers to build and ship high quality products and features in the fastest possible way. You will support your team in being a high performance team that is skilled in using the most relevant technology to deliver value.To succeed, you will have robust development experience, a proven ability to learn new approaches in emerging technologies, a high degree of intellectual curiosity, excellent problem-solving skills, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.The primary responsibilities of this role include: -Recruiting, developing, and leading high performance teams. -Working effectively with Product Development, Quality Assurance, Engineering Support, Infrastructure Operations and business stakeholders to align technology to ITHAKA's goals and mission. -Research and apply new tools and technologies that enable successful lean product development. -Shepherd the technological innovation and evolution of your team with alignment to our business goals as well as our engineering culture. -Continually improve the performance of your team. -Reliably deliver on projects that directly and positively influence ITHAKA's objectives.Experience and Skills -Experience managing software engineers. -Proven experience leading innovative software engineering delivery in large scale web operations. -Outstanding communicator who is focused on delivering positive outcomes for all stakeholders. -Demonstrated skills in multiple programming languages and technologies. -Experience developing within a cloud-based service oriented architecture. -Willingness and ability to learn new approaches in emerging technologies. -Degree or preferred advanced degree in computer science or engineering. -We are committed to our organizational values of belonging, evidence, speed, teamwork, and trust.We are committed to our organizational values of belonging, evidence, speed, teamwork, and trust.The pay range for this position in Colorado is $145,000 - $175,000 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. - A full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered may be included. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via ITHAKA's internal or external careers site. -Work for ITHAKAOur team is passionate about our mission and supporting one another. - We enjoy working together to create opportunities for people to learn and grow out in the world, and we bring that same commitment to helping our teammates develop in our careers and our lives. - One of our core values is belonging. We embrace differences, and believe that the things that make each of us unique are the things that help us see new insights and build better solutions. Learn more about Working at ITHAKA.Apply Now: -Interested candidates can submit their resume, a detailed cover letter, and salary requirements. -We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. - All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, domestic violence victim status, veteran status, disability, history of disability or perceived disability, or other status protected by law. #LI-REMOTE#LI-JS1Job SummaryRequisition Number: ASSOC001806Job Category: TechnologySchedule: Full-Time

Keywords: ITHAKA, Ann Arbor , Associate Director, Software Engineering (remote), Executive , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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