Head of Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Head of Engineering, Zones Digital Innovation Center

The Head of Engineering is a key member of the digital transformation executive team at Zones. We are looking for individuals who want to build and grow technical teams and make an impact on the business transformation of a $2 billion USD company.

Zones Digital Innovation Center

The Zones Digital Innovation Center is a global network of Digital-First accelerators in Seattle, New York, and Islamabad. Here, Zones “intrapreneurs” work with Zones’ business leaders, industry partners, and customers to develop and scale innovative ideas into valuable businesses. Our mission is to radically accelerate digital innovation through collaboration and rapid experimentation that delivers connected, integrated, and automated technology solutions to businesses worldwide.

Zones Digital Platform

The Zones Digital Platform (ZDP) is a next-generation technology, services, and workforce management system for IT organizations. ZDP enables global enterprises, mid-size, and small businesses to integrate with Zones and the Zones partner ecosystem to manage and deliver multi-stakeholder IT solutions worldwide.

Platform Vision

Be the default digital platform for the discovery, procurement, fulfillment, and support for the technology solutions industry. (amazon.com for IT)

Platform Mission

Seamlessly integrate (data), automate (process), and enable real-time collaborations (people) for IT supply chains between customers, suppliers, and service delivery teams.

About You

You are a hands-on technical leader that thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment adept at hiring and leading a core team of engineers to deliver complex solutions on tight timelines. You’re an entrepreneurial thinker with a deep understanding of how to deliver cutting-edge technology solutions within a large enterprise. You know how to work closely with software architects, product managers, Zones executives, and customers to prioritize and deliver requirements.

What You Will Do

Hire and lead engineering teams responsible for building the Zones Digital Platform.
Work with product management to understand and prioritize technical requirements.
Propose and validate software architecture designs, implementation methodologies, and engineering roadmaps.
Directly manage and mentor a team of engineering leaders and architects to broaden their skills, increase their day-to-day effectiveness, and ultimately grow their careers.
Help Zones foster and grow a culture of innovation.

What You Have

10+ years of progressive engineering experience.
10+ years of experience developing and managing complex enterprise software.
5+ years of experience building and leading large geo-distributed teams.
5+ years of experience in software development building large scale B2B and B2C products

Hands-on technical experience with any of the following: C/C++, PHP, Python, Rust, Go React, Angular, JavaScript, AWS, Azure, RESTful API, GraphQL, etc.
Ability to review and critique engineering design and architectural decisions

Strong ability to hire top talent, inspire, lead, and develop leaders
Proven track record of leading large-scale cross-functional initiatives
Deep understanding and commitment to software engineering best practices and principles
Strong executive presence and experience working across organizational boundaries
Ability to form alliances with other leaders and executives, and build bridges that support company goals
Outstanding and compelling written and verbal communication skills

Your Education

BS/MS in Computer Science or related field, and or relevant experience.

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