Director of Product Engineering

Location: Greenwood Village, CO
Date Posted: 03-15-2018
Director of Product Engineering
Greenwood Village, CO
 Direct hire
No C2C
This is an opportunity for a highly energetic individual to join our organization as a director of a highly skilled product development team.  This person will drive innovation in Software Defined Network (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and service automation areas that deliver production cloud based on-demand network services. The right candidate will be responsible leading the team in the development of the next phase of NTT’s next generation service delivery platform. This person will dedicate 40% of their time leading the team/projects, 20% in hands on software development, and 40% leading technical vision/design.
  • Design and implement production grade software at cloud scale
  • Drive and partner with QA/Test, operations and product management to ensure high quality releases per schedule
  • Evaluate technical aspects of competing products
  • Propose and help build proof of concepts, prototype
  • Provide estimates for development effort
  • Work with product stake holders to collect product requirements and convert them to software development requirements
  • Manage software developers and own the lifecycle of software development as well as software maintenance
Desired Skills and Experience
  • 10+ years of experience in software product development (design, coding, system engineering)
  • 5+ years leading network automation software development projects
  • Demonstrated experience building highly scalable, distributed software systems
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in developing router configuration automation software systems, such as Config Maker
  • Experience developing using Agile Scrum methodology and reporting progress through JIRA
  • Code management experience using SVN or Git
  • Good Virtualization knowledge on Linux/KVM, and VMware vSphere is preferred    
  • Experience building cloud based systems and REST/SOAP API development
  • Excellent knowledge of Telecom carrier circuits, ISP internetworking technologies, Internet Protocols, and Security Services.
  • Experience on managing large software development projects
  • Visionary, team leader who can work independently without needing lot of input, self-driven
  • Experience with contributing to open source code is a plus
  • Experience managing the entire software development lifecycle
Additional Requirements
  • BS Degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience desirable
  • Prior experience managing global teams that provide 24/7 support to clients and customers
  • Willingness and ability to conduct meetings and field communication outside of normal working hours to accommodate teams based internationally, as needed
  • Ability to work effectively with clients, senior management, staff and vendors
  • Previous experience working with/presenting to an executive audience
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills required.
Linda Winters
Technical Resource Network

Please contact me with any questions:
(w) 303-457-6969
(c)  720-253-3504
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