Director of Software Engineering


Newark, DE, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 03/27/2021
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  • Company Address: 500 Boylston St, Boston, MA, 02116

About Turbonomic

Turbonomic AI-powered Application Resource Management (ARM) simultaneously optimizes application performance, compliance and cost in real-time. The software platform automatically identifies and executes the right actions at the right time at every layer of the application stack. Applications get the exact resources they need, continuously and in real-time.

Job Description

Director of Software Engineering (Turbonomic, Inc., Newark, Delaware): Reporting to the VP of Product Engineering & Operations, will function as a distributed systems generalist overseeing a broad team of software lead engineers responsible for delivering SevOne products. The Director of Software Engineering will provide consistency, direction and strategic vision, in the way that SevOne builds and delivers its products.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for the delivery of all three products in the SevOne Data Platform portfolio.
  • Work closely with product management to ensure delivery against agreed priorities.
  • Responsible for interfacing with the C-suite executive managers and providing input on strategic direction.
  • Assist in translating high level customer business needs into strategic direction and delivery.
  • Responsible for the rollout, continued iteration and oversight of engineering disciplines, processes, and tools across all SevOne products.
  • Partner with the Chief Architect to maintain the engineering technology roadmap, focusing on cross-product standards and architectures, to increase overall efficiencies in software delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to engineering staff helping them design, deliver, and maintain high quality products.
  • Evangelize customer-first thinking across a variety of teams.


Note:  This is a technical lead position responsible for providing leadership and guidance to its Team on projects including work and resource allocation.  Does not have hiring or firing authority over Team members.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a closely related technical field and 5 years of experience working as a Software Engineer with a track record in architecting and implementing distributed systems software.


Must also have: (I) 5 years of experience working as a Software Engineer must include: a. experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems; and b. experience overseeing technical projects and leading geographically diverse teams of developers; (II) Demonstrated background architecting broad system interactions; (III) Strong knowledge of and experience with: a. SDLC principles and processes; b. Multiple programming languages including C, C++, Java, PHP, or GoLang; c. Infrastructure as a service (Iaas); d. Cloud computing; e. Scripting languages including Python or Perl; f. Databases, NoSQL systems, and storage; g. REST/gRPC/SOAP API; h. CI/CD principles and tools; and I. CentOS/RHEL/Linux; (IV) Proven track record of solid delivery to targets plus innovative strategic thinking to improve the end-product and enhance the customer experience; (V) Demonstrated ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex issues into clean, understandable solutions; (VI) Must have strong verbal and written communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences; (VII) Track record working collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment; and (VIII) Must possess strong team building skills and an ability to handle different levels of product and customer escalations. #LI-DNI


Apply by resume only to [email protected] including #NP10097 in the subject line.

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