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Director, Software Engineering

Company: ENGIE North America Inc.
Location: Spokane
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:




As a Director of Software Engineering - you will manage multiple Scrum teams consisting of a variety of disciplines, including Development Managers, UI Engineers, Scrum Masters, Analysts, Data Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Support Engineers in the evaluation, analysis, design, development, implementation, monitoring and support of new and existing systems-related projects and features utilizing multiple technology platforms. Work closely with Product Management and business area management regarding technical alternatives or enhancements that are consistent with Product roadmaps and business strategy. Interact with systems users, and participate in the architecture of software solutions. Candidate must be a hands-on technical leader capable of fully understanding technical aspects and be able to speak to capibilities and constraints of the solution.


  • Manages the software development teams to deliver timely, high quality software products consistent with ENGIE Impact's Product roadmap.
  • Oversees the design, development and implementation of comprehensive suite of applications and capabilities that are cloud based, scalable, and secure that server our C&I clients.
  • Coordinates with Business and Product to create collaborative environment and speak to the technical capibilities of the applications
  • Guide the Scrum Teams through a Technolgy Transformation that includes cloud migration and new methods of application development
  • Ensure that scrum teams adhere to agile/scrum practices and methodologies
  • Translates and aligns business vision into relevant technical scrum team objectives
  • Enusres scrum team success through empowerment and autonomy
  • Reinforces an agile culture while articulating a clear vision and adjust to changing conditions
  • Ensure strong collaboration between software development and product management
  • Able to provide epic level roadmap estimation for future development efforts
  • Lead and/or participate in one or more Communities of Practice areas.
  • Deep understanding of technology industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices, and uses that knowledge to recommend new tools and technologies
  • Set clear vision and goals of the Scrum Teams based on Product requirements to ensure there is alignment and consistency amoungst several Scrum Teams
  • Able to inspire and maintain a positive atmosphere of innovation and success
  • Hire, grow, and develop talented software development teams and/or manage onshore/offshore contractoros to deliver a quality product on time.
  • Provide/review budget and schedule estimates for change requests/quoting activity.
  • Mentor Principle Engineers, specifically ones earlier in their careers, in order to create consistent strong leaders on each Scrum Team
  • Actively manage risks to provide on time delivery of the software products.
  • Partner with Sales and Product Teams to provide estimates in terms of costs and level of effort for RFPs and/or Client customizations.


    Position Reports to: VP, Software Engineering & IT

    Direct Reports: Yes

    LOCATION: Spokane, WA


    FLSA CLASS: Exempt




  • Bachelor of Science in computer science, BA in Management Information Systems, or other related degree
  • Comprehensive knowledge of information systems technology, software development life cycle and methodologies, general business processes and applications.


  • 10 years' experience in the software development arena.
  • 10 years management and strategic experience in this field.
  • Experience with software development using Agile Methodology
  • Extensive experience in supporting the foundation for developing, testing and implementing large-scale applications and IT services.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with external consultants, strategic partners, suppliers, and various onshore - offshore service providers to ensure that the business requirements are met under one of the leanest budgets.
  • Experience with technolgoy transformation that involved introducing different technology and processes to a company


  • Demonstrated ability to interpret technology and market trends as a foundation for technology and product roadmaps.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in SCRUM Agile project methodology

  • At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

    We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

    The pay range for this role is: $128,000-$192,000

    Pay range is based on several factors and may vary in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits.Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant's background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with geographical market data. This position is eligible for our comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Additional ENGIE benefits include a 401k plan, paid time off and annual bonus. ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


  • Typical office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Performing duties and attending events during the evening and on the weekend occurs occasionally and may be required
  • Some travel may be required to other ENGIE offices, but will be less than 10%
  • Incumbent may be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones, office machines, and nearby oral communications among fellow employee


    • Ability to bend, stoop, reach, stand, move from one area of the building to another on a regular basis, sit and use a computer for a long period of time
    • Manual and physical dexterity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents
    • Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on computer display screen, in handwritten forms, and printed on paper
    • Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person and by telephone
    • Ability to lift and carry a stack of forms and documents weighing up to 15 pounds

Keywords: ENGIE North America Inc., Spokane , Director, Software Engineering, Executive , Spokane, Washington

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