Director of Engineering

Remote (United States)

The Director of Engineering will be responsible for managing multiple software engineering teams that are designing and implementing features and functionality to scale and grow FloQast’s B2B SaaS products and platforms. This role requires the ability to balance people management and leadership and technical leadership responsibilities. This role will be a key contributor to growing our team by recruiting and hiring managers and software engineers as well as by helping to mentor and lead our current software engineering teams toward building world-class software. The Director of Software Engineering will be responsible for working collaboratively within their teams, with other teams, with other directors and managers, and with senior leadership in creating an engineering culture of excellence. This is a senior leadership role in Engineering with a clear potential path to VP level for the right candidate. 


FloQast is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA and we are seeking US Based REMOTE Engineers.


*Visa sponsorship is NOT available at this time


What You'll Do:

  • Lead, manage, mentor, and develop teams of managers, software engineers, and quality engineers to grow your team members’ career paths.
  • Collaborate effectively with directors of product, product managers, QA, architecture, security, and DevOps teams using lean software development, DevOps, and agile principles to deliver software in a B2B SaaS product.
  • Recruit, hire and retain software engineering staff by participating in recruiting and interview efforts.
  • Work with other engineering managers and senior engineering leaders to continuously invest in and improve the engineering department processes, practices and culture. 
  • Advocate for software product quality and delivery by promoting automated testing, CI/CD, DevOps, and lean software development practices. 
  • Cultivate an engineering culture of innovative, egoless, high trust problem-solving. 
  • Work with other departments as needed to collaborate on projects that span outside of engineering (HR, Marketing, Sales, Customer Success, etc.).


What You'll Bring:

  • 10+ years of software engineering management experience with a track record of leading software engineering teams to deliver products to a paying customer base (B2B preferred, B2C or eCommerce). 4+ years of experience managing other engineering managers. 
  • 5+ years of experience as an individual contributor as a software engineer, preferably using open source software and platforms.
  • 10+ years working on teams using Agile methodologies and an iterative process (Scrum, Kanban, XP) to deliver software to market. 
  • 4+ years experience growing and leading an Engineering department past size of 30+ personnel. 
  • Experience recruiting, interviewing, and hiring personnel in software engineering and management roles on your teams. Demonstrated experience hiring 20+ people in one year. 
  • Experience managing and coaching engineers’ and managers’ performance through review processes and providing guidance and feedback to help team members grow professionally. 
  • Experience managing managers of software engineering teams. 
  • Experience planning and managing annual engineering budget and spending.
  • Experience leading and managing teams that are geographically distributed and working remotely.
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player with strong interpersonal skills and collaborative 


Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience working on SaaS products with real, paying customers. 
  • Hands-on experience in some or all of our stack which is MongoDB, Express, React, and Node (MERN).
  • Experience with AWS technologies and cloud infrastructures. 
  • You care about things like software quality, TDD, DevOps & CI/CD, Agile, Lean Software Engineering, Continuous Improvement, fostering a culture of learning, servant leadership among others.




About FloQast   www.floqast.com


Recognized as a 2020 Technology Fast 500 by Deloitte, FloQast is the leader in accounting workflow automation created by accountants for accountants to work smarter, not harder. The cloud-based, AI-enhanced software is trusted by more than 1,000 accounting teams, including those at Lyft, Twilio, Instacart, Zoom and The Golden State Warriors—and proud to be rated #1 across all user review sites. By automating common accounting workflows and helping to streamline and make them more efficient, FloQast is the place where accounting teams want to work so they can focus on what matters most, even when that’s just going home on time. Whether automating reconciliations, documentation requests or other workflows such as the month-end close, financial reporting or payroll, FloQast enhances the way accounting teams already work to help them work smarter. Learn more at floqast.com.


- What is engineering working on? Our FQ Engineering Blog showcases a number of our recent efforts straight from the engineers working on them. Check it out!

- We are fanatics about the success of our customers. Check us out on G2 Crowd 

- We are equally fanatic about creating and maintaining a fabulous culture of support and success for all employees.  Check us out on Glassdoor

- We are moving quickly and there is a huge upside opportunity in terms of career growth

- FloQast offers competitive compensation, stock options, full benefits, and a positive and supportive work environment  

- Named among Best Places to Work by LA Business Journal in 2017, 2018 and 2019

- Ranked #10 on The SaaS 1000  


FloQast, Inc is committed to operating fair and unbiased recruitment procedures allowing all applicants an equal opportunity for employment, free from discrimination on the basis of religion, race, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, color, ethnic or national origin, or any other classification as may be protected by applicable law. We aim to recruit the right people for the jobs we have to offer, and to assess applications on the basis of relevant skills, education, and experience. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a professional and welcoming workplace for all employees.

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