Director of Engineering

Director of Engineering

Job Title: Director of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York City
Salary: $200,000+
Reference: DE2208AS
Contact Name: Alexandra Staniland
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 24, 2018 10:53

Job Description

Director of Engineering

New York City, New York

You must be eligible to work in the United States of America.


The Company

Signify Technology are working with an innovative technology company with offices in North America and Europe. They are heavily involved in the tech community by sponsoring and hosting events.  

They work with crazy amounts of data every single minute and have become market leaders in their field. Our client has created a great culture for their employees to work in, with team events, learning tools and a very collaborative environment.

The Role

 Our client is looking for a Director of Engineering for their office in New York. You will be managing multiple teams where they will double by the end of the year, so you have a real impact of this.

You will be reporting to the overall Head of Engineering.

This role will be very technical, but won’t be 100% hands-on as you will have responsibilities such as Strategic Architecture, Road Mapping, Hiring, Managing, communicating with Stakeholders and be an inspiration to your team.

You will have-

  • Expertise in the JVM platform – Scala or Java
  • Expertise in large-scale data at petabyte level
  • Experience in leading and building engineering teams – distributed teams across different locations
  • Spark, Akka, Play, Kafka, Cassandra, Hadoop, Kubernetes
  • Expert knowledge of Machine Learning (ML)/Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • BSc or Master’s in computer science or equivalent
  • Great communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English


Signify Technology Group

 Signify Technology are a forward-thinking technology recruitment business with our head office based in the heart of London. Signify Technology provide permanent and contract technology recruitment solutions to a range of clients from technology companies, global brands and start-ups globally. Behind each piece of technology changing the world, is a person, it’s our mission to introduce them to the companies that need them the most. We Look forward to working with you.