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Director of Engineering



Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Director of Engineering, Applications Bucharest

Where are you based? Bucharest, Romania

What’s the mission?

Hi there! ✋ Are you prepared to take the lead in Showpad's global expansion to Romania? We're on the lookout for a dynamic and seasoned Director of Engineering to spearhead the development and leadership of our exceptional teams in Bucharest. As part of Showpad's Product and Technology organization, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our industry-leading Showpad revenue enablement platform.

As the Director of Engineering, your mission is crystal clear: guide high-performing engineering teams to continuously enhance the Showpad platform, aligning closely with our company's strategic vision and driving business growth. You'll be a key player in our Product and Technology leadership team, reporting directly to the CPTO (Chief Product and Technology Officer).

What will you be doing?

You'll be leading the way of Showpad's expansion into Romania, responsible for building high-performing teams, delivering impactful projects, and nurturing a vibrant tech community in Bucharest. Additionally, you'll lead the DevOps organization, driving technical strategic initiatives to enhance efficiency, scale, and prepare for future growth. Your role will involve building a prominent presence in the software community, reaching the next maturity level, and laying the foundations for scale to meet the demands of new investors and stakeholders.

Engineering Leaders at Showpad maintain an unwavering focus on two key pillars: People & Project delivery

  • People:
    • Attract, hire, and develop top software engineering talent in Bucharest
    • Build and lead high-performing engineering teams
    • Foster a positive and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration and innovation
    • Implement effective performance management processes and provide career development opportunities

Project delivery:

    • Define and prioritize engineering projects, aligning with broader company goals
    • Lead execution of complex technical projects on time and within budget
    • Ensure high-quality software development and delivery, adhering to best practices and security standards
    • Collaborate with other engineering teams and stakeholders across the company

Are you the right match?

  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering and engineering leadership roles
  • Proven track record of building and leading high-performing engineering teams, preferably in a SaaS environment
  • Strong technical expertise in software development methodologies and best practices
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to mentor and coach engineers to achieve their full potential
  • Passion for building a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Experience recruiting and managing talent in an international setting

Who are we?

Founded in 2011, Showpad is the world’s leading Enablement Operating System (eOS™). We align Sales and Marketing teams around impactful content and measurable engagement, enabling sellers to build unique buying experiences and continuously improve conversion rates. Sellers close more deals – faster – with Showpad.

With dual-headquarters in Ghent and Chicago, regional offices in London, Munich and Wroclaw, and remote hubs across the US and EMEA, Showpad is powered by a diverse global workforce of more than 550 people. Our employee value proposition centers around impact, purpose and belonging. Our culture is based on flexibility, trust and setting people up for success. At Showpad, we foster inclusion, innovate for impact and never stop to raise the bar. We take serious care of our people but never take ourselves too seriously.

What can you expect from us?

We welcome every voice and are committed to building a truly inclusive environment where your differences are not just welcomed, they are celebrated. We’re building a best-in-class experience for our employees and are always identifying opportunities to encourage our team to be their authentic selves. Whether that’s paid parental leave, paid holidays (including Juneteenth and paid time off to vote), paid time off to volunteer at non-profit organizations, personal development opportunities or professional stretch assignments, you can expect Showpad to support you.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other dimensions of identity.