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Director of Engineering

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title:Director of EngineeringLocation:Los AngelesWhat you'll do:The Director of Engineering role is to assure the successful execution of the company's business mission through development and deployment of the company's information technology. This requires envisioning the company's service offerings through technology-based delivery channels, leading implementation of applications, and planning for risk and growth.What we are looking for: ResponsibilitiesStrategy & Planning

  • In partnership with the Company's senior management, identify opportunities and risks for enhancing/delivering the company's services through electronic delivery channels, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering the company's services.
  • Innovate new products and services for the firm based on a deep understanding of how the business works.
  • Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all technology-based services.
  • Collaborate with the appropriate departments to assess and recommend technologies that support company organizational needs.
  • Support the development and execution of an enterprise-wide information security plan that protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company's data and servers.
  • Support the development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.Implementation & Deployment
    • Select and manage company staff or outsourced vendors who will design and implement screens and web pages conforming to web standards.
    • Select/define the company's software development methodology.
    • Establish a specification conformance and testing regimen based on user stories and the User Experience design.
    • Review current best practices for the selected web framework and establish the architecture for the applications.
    • Ensure that coding standards and development procedures incorporate best practices in IT Security, such as OWASP Top Ten and other security standards.
    • Ensure that the company's network and IT infrastructure are designed with industry-level security standards of data protection and defenses against intrusion and malware.
    • Establish and supervise the software development process, setting objectives and assessing progress as defined by the selected software development methodology.
    • Conduct code reviews and specification conformance testing as defined by the selected software development methodology.
    • Select, deploy, and monitor performance profiling tools and procedures.
    • Establish an application deployment process and ensure the deployment to staging and production servers.
    • Ensure that application performance is monitored and review any application failures in staging or production.Qualifications:
      • Demonstrated ability to envision web-based services that meet consumer needs or solve business problems.
      • 10+ years' experience managing application development by senior developers.
      • 10+ years' experience in Enterprise software development.
      • Demonstrated experience designing and building large-scale, multi-user database systems in desktop, stateless and mobile environments.
      • Demonstrated experience designing and building scalable enterprise applications. Hands-on experience coding.
      • Familiar with multiple software development methodologies, most importantly, Agile.
      • Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.
      • Expert level skills in the following technologies: Object Oriented Development, C#, MySQL (designing and administrating), HTML, CSS and JavaScript, React, jQuery, JSON, API frameworks, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Amazon Web Services, network design and implementation, infrastructure, and application security
      • Strong financial systems background/experience
      • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
      • Deep expertise in information security vulnerabilities and risk management.
      • Knowledge of data privacy requirements.
      • Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management, budgeting, and administrative operations.
      • Personal Attributes
      • Self-starter attitude that can identify the problem, envision a solution, sell the concept and inspire the creation.
      • Ability to mentor, lead by example and inspire even the most senior developers.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Excellent interpersonal skills.
      • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
      • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
      • Keen attention to detail.
      • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
      • Exceptional service orientation.
      • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.Compensation: Salary range for new hires is generally $172,634.00 - $213,254.00 for Santa Monica, CA. Salary range for new hires is generally $172,634.00 - $213,254.00 for Los Angeles, CA. Salary amount is determined by specific job location. In addition, the role may be eligible for annual bonus/incentives earned and restricted stock.Benefits you'll love:We offer all the important things you'd want - like competitive salaries, an ownership stake in the company, medical and dental insurance, time off, a great 401k matching program, tuition assistance program, an employee volunteer program, and a wellness program. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to bolster your business knowledge, learning the ins and outs of how successful companies operate and manage their finances, giving you invaluable hands-on experience to help grow your career!About the company:Western Alliance Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Alliance Bank of Arizona, Alliance Association Bank, Bank of Nevada, Bridge Bank, First Independent Bank, and Torrey Pines Bank are divisions of Western Alliance Bank; Member FDIC. AmeriHome Mortgage is a Western Alliance Bank company.Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, nation origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information. Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email HR@westernalliancebank.com or call 602-386-2488. When contacting us, please provide your contact information and state the nature of your accessibility issue. We will only respond to inquiries concerning requests that involve a reasonable accommodation in the application process.-- Western Alliance Bancorporation

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Los Angeles , Director of Engineering, Executive , Los Angeles, California

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