Director, Software Engineering

| Greater Denver Area
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The Director, Software Engineering is responsible for delivering a broad set of products and services according to the strategic roadmap of Procare's common platforms. This is a highly technical role that also requires strong leadership skills and business understanding.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure delivery of products and services on Procare's strategic roadmap, including web applications and services, mobile apps, and back office systems and integrations
  • Define and implement common architectures, platforms, and technologies in collaboration with CTO and other technology leaders
  • Oversee the day-to-day technical and architectural standards, providing guidance to engineers at all levels
  • Collaborate with product management and other business stakeholders on defining product roadmap and roadmap requirements
  • Mature, evolve, and implement software engineering practices, such as agile/Kanban methodology, design standards, coding standards, peer reviews, testing, etc.
  • Define and implement DevOps practices for production/operations
  • Manage and optimize a hybrid team of onshore/local and remote/offshore resources, with a balance of productivity, flexibility, and cost
  • Measure and report on productivity and quality of teams and progress of initiatives on roadmap
  • Lead, mentor, and manage individual technical contricutors and managers/team leads
  • Occasional domestic travel to meet with other development and functional teams (10-15%)

Requirements

  • Experience managing development teams with multiple manager-level and individual contributor direct reports
  • Experience managing delivery of commercial SaaS solutions with small to medium sized teams (10-20 people)
  • Highly technical background, must have significant current hands-on experience with the relevant technologies listed below
  • Experience with AWS and building cloud-native products and services, including ElastiCache, Lambda/serverless, RDS/Aurora, Route53, CloudFront
  • Hands-on experience with Ruby on Rails and React required, as well as with other platforms (C#, Java, LAMP, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with various relational database platforms, PostgreSQL preferred
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) in a DevOps working model
  • Experience with formal IT Service Management based on ITIL standards preferred
  • Experience with structured/formal Agile development processes, Kanban preferred
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of products – Jira Software, Confluence, BitBucket, etc.
  • Experience with test automation tools such as Selenium, JMeter, and Postman
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field (Master’s degree preferred), or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a software engineer/architect
  • Minimum three years’ experience managing software engineering teams delivering commercial SaaS products/services

Benefits

Procare provides software and services to schools, preschools, and childcare centers. Our suite of solutions help manage the center, connect parents with schools, and provide teachers with more tools to digitally manage their classrooms. The Procare family of solutions are the tools of choice for child-centered businesses.

Procare has offices in Denver, CO; Medford, OR; Rochester Hills, MI; and Santa Clara and Sacramento, CA. This position is based in our downtown Denver office.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • New RelicAnalytics
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    • Aha!Management
    • BasecampManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SendGridEmail

Location

We are in the Chase building, one block from 16th St. We're on the 18th floor and love our 360 mountain views, lobby Starbucks, and proximity to RTD.

An Insider's view of Procare Solutions

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Denver office has a professional yet laid back vibe. I think we really have a "get business done while having fun" mentality. It truly feels like a team effort regardless of which department you work in - we succeed together.

Chantel

Human Resources

What projects are you most excited about?

Enterprise Learning! I'm very excited to offer best in class learning experiences for all kinds of topics as part of our employee engagement and professional development plan.

Naomi

Learning and Development

How does the company support your career growth?

I’m pretty new to the marketing world. I started in the MDR role a year ago. I was able to learn the basics not only in marketing but of the company in general. More recently, I’ve moved into a demand generation specialist role which I’m so excited about. Now, I have the opportunity to learn another side of marketing and dive deeper into it.

Courtney

Marketing

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Two of our values are Elevate One Another and Respect all Perspectives, and being accessible is key. In addition to welcoming a stop by my office or message via Slack or email, my calendar is open for employees to schedule time to talk, collaborate on an idea, share an opportunity for process improvement, or get my perspective on their career goal

JoAnn

CEO

What are some things you learned at the company?

Since joining, I have gained an understanding for how vital a quality platform is to an efficient childcare center. As my knowledge of our products has grown, it has given me pride in selling a truly helpful and essential product.

Jake

Sales

What are Procare Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Our training goes beyond "don't discriminate"; we tackle unconscious bias, microaggressions, & other problematic behaviors. All employees are expected to actively contribute to a respectful workplace.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All Denver Employees will receive an EcoPass
Company Outings
Procare Software hosts company outings Annually.
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $2,000.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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