Director of Software Engineering


  • Pomeranian

  • offer expired 2 months ago
  • B2B contract
  • full-time
  • director
  • home office work

Technologies we use


  • Jira

  • Confluence

Your responsibilities

  • Deliver strategic and operational direction for software and related technology

  • Provide leadership and direction for all development teams to identify knowledge management, training, and execution for all technical implementations

  • Develop and modify existing technology stack and drive implementation of new technologies/components

  • Focus on consistent delivery of high quality software and integration points that move the company towards achieving short and long term objectives

  • Implement and continuously iterate on the company's Software Development and Security Development lifecycles

  • Foster an environment of innovation and execution utilizing delivery and testing best practices across the enterprise

  • Ensure that appropriate and standardized designs are used to facilitate a successful transition from initial requirements to long term production

  • Enforce implementation and execution best practices across division throughout software development lifecycle

  • Define roles and responsibilities related to development to ensure clear accountability for the quality of software implementations across the organization

  • Harness technology to drive efficiencies across the organization

  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements throughout the software delivery

  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff on a daily basis; provide regular feedback, conduct performance reviews, set goals for employees, and actively develop the team

  • Partner with HR and other leaders to ensure proper headcount planning, interview assessments, and onboarding

  • Consistently foster a culture of excellence and collaboration while championing Silent Eight’s core values

  • Pay close attention to employee engagement and morale and implement team building activities and engagement interventions

  • Manage other aspects of the department such as budgets, goal setting, communication plans, training initiatives, etc.

Our requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field

  • 10+ years of experience directly managing software engineers/developers, technical leads, and other technical specialists

  • Experience overseeing a software organization of at least 100-200

  • Proven ability to build new teams, structures, and divisions

  • Experience in early-stage / growth companies, with a preference for tech companies, SaaS, biotech, pharma, healthcare or tech

  • Experience in working in an environment following Agile methodology

  • Strong communications skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences

  • Expertise in evaluating operational effectiveness and being able to provide internal business process improvement

  • Commitment to people development, engagement, and being a champion for our culture

  • Very good knowledge of Jira and Confluence

  • Proficiency in English

What we offer

  • Competetive salary

  • Employment Type: B2B (employment agreement is also possible)

  • Employee stock options

  • Paid days to balance your work and life in a way that suits you best

  • Location: Fully remote forever (with a possibility to work from a co-working office)

  • Career growth: Promotion and great development opportunities within the organization

  • Flexible working hours


  • flexible working time

  • integration events

  • no dress code

  • birthday celebration

  • employee referral program

  • 100% remote forever

  • Work/life balance

  • employee stock ownership plan

Role Overview

  • Reporting to the VP of Engineering, the Director of Software Engineering is a critical member of the senior leadership team and helps drive organizational excellence across teams and departments. This role will develop and refine our software development strategies, manage and develop teams, as well as partner with stakeholders to define and align technological and business priorities.

  • This role requires someone that is not only a strong technologist but someone who is a strategic and visionary thinker. They must have the ability to plan as well as execute, the ability to cultivate strong, integrity-based relationships, the ability and willingness to learn new things, and a commitment to transparency.


At Silent Eight, we develop our own AI-based products to combat financial crimes that enable things like money laundering, the financing of terrorism, and systemic corruption. We’re a leading RegTech firm working with large international financial institutions such as Standard Chartered Bank and HSBC. Join us and help make the world a safer place!

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