Head of Engineering

(Remote)


JOB SUMMARY

At Divelement, we're not just a team of software developers; we're architects of the future, partnering with visionaries to transform groundbreaking ideas into reality. As a pivotal member of our dynamic team, the Head of Engineering acts as a cornerstone, seamlessly connecting the delivery team and software development. With a diverse skill set in both frontend and backend technologies and a knack for consultative work, this role isn't just a job—it's about owning our client’s dreams and collaborating across teams to breathe life into these visions. You'll be instrumental in refining our delivery team's best practices, engaging in perpetual growth, and fostering a culture of self-accountability. Join us and contribute to maintaining Divelement’s reputation as one of the premier workplaces, where innovation meets enthusiasm and every project is a step towards excellence!


HOW WE WORK

At the heart of our operation is a vibrant, cross-functional team that thrives on collaboration and creativity. We're not just a company; we're a community, united by a relentless drive for accountability, seamless communication, and out-of-the-box thinking. We champion agile methodologies, embracing short, incremental development cycles that keep our momentum alive — our developers are encouraged to commit code daily, fueling continuous progress and innovation — our non-delivery team ensures that Developers, clients, and the organization as a whole have the necessary resources to be successful and thriving. Here, you'll work autonomously yet inclusively, empowered to spot challenges, voice solutions, and swiftly navigate the remote ecosystem. Join us, and be part of a dynamic environment where every problem is an opportunity to excel and every day brings you closer to making an impactful difference.


WHAT IS NECESSARY FOR SUCCESS IN DIVELEMENT

You're perfect for a role at Divelement if you're self-motivated, thrive on accountability, and have a creative passion for your area of expertise. You instinctively fill gaps, your problem-solving is always action-focused, and your end goals are always to keep the team advancing. You're a natural troubleshooter, ready to seek help when necessary and driven to consistently deliver a "WOW" client experience. 


Join Divelement, where your abilities are not just utilized but celebrated!






DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Delivery-Specific Duties

  • Set the direction for the Delivery team by developing and executing engineering strategies aligned with the company’s business goals
  • Report directly to the CEO, providing regular updates on project status, team performance, and strategic initiatives
  • Join pre-sales conversations to ensure projects are good fits for Divelement and offer your technical expertise
  • Interface with clients to understand their business needs and translate them into actionable engineering solutions
  • Partner with Lead Developers across Divelement to ensure solutions are well architected and consistent with Divelement’s standards of excellence in mind
  • Partner with Project Managers, Operations, People Operations and Talent Acquisitions on project staffing decisions and capacity planning
  • Match Developer skill sets, preferences and career goals with role opportunities  and project requirements
  • Maintain hands-on involvement in the design and development processes, providing technical leadership and mentoring
  • Oversee the complete software development lifecycle, ensuring high-quality deliverables on time and within budget.


Responsibilities - People

  • Directly lead the entire Delivery team, overseeing operations in Engineering, QA, Design and Solutions
  • Collaborate with People Operations to create professional development paths for the Delivery team
  • Support the Delivery team with performance concerns and be an escalation point for Client feedback
  • Conduct productivity and performance assessments routinely and apply improvements and efficiencies to drive a high performing team
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team environment that encourages innovation and continuous improvement.


Operations & Best Practices

  • Contribute to the organization’s operational best practices
  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends, compliance, and developments


Contributions to the Work Environment:

  • Contributor will abide by Divelement's company policies and advise on areas for improvement to the People Operations team
  • Contributor will uphold and embody the core values of Integrity, Ownership, and Empowerment in all their behaviors and contributions
  • Contributor will follow the published processes and playbooks pertaining to their area of expertise and share feedback on improvements


SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Technical

Must be skilled and experienced in the following coding languages and frameworks:

  • Javascript
  • Typescript 
  • React 
  • NodeJS 
  • Next.JS 
  • Python


Software Competency

This position will require the knowledge and experience or quick ramp in the following tools and services:

  • Cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, GCP) 
  • Jira 
  • Github
  • Figma
  • Confluence


Soft Skills

  • Must embody accountability, bias to action, and collaboration
  • Strong time-management and organizational abilities
  • Strong coding skills
  • Ability to delegate
  • Analytical thinking
  • Excellent communication in English (Bilingual knowledge of Spanish its a plus) 
  • Positive motivational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field or experience






TOTAL COMPENSATION

We base our compensation on the following factors: location, experience, exposure, & skills. Divelement offers a remote-first work environment where autonomy and accountability go hand-in-hand. In addition to our compensation and work environment, we offer PTO, Holidays, and Medical benefits.