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Director of Software Engineering



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
About Conduktor
Our mission is to spread data streaming via Kafka in any organization by building exceptional tooling compatible with all the Kafka ecosystem out there. We help thousands of developers and organizations organize and secure their Kafka data and accelerate project delivery.
We work in London (HQ), New York, and France.
We are looking for people excited by our mission and want to share this journey with us.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced Director of Software Engineering to help us improve our engineering culture, maximize our efficiency, and making sure we are executing on strategic technology goals. You will work from London HQ, in the office, with the other leaders in the organization and the CTO.

What will you be doing?

  • Animate our engineering teams and foster an innovative environment where technical excellence thrives
  • A startup mindset: nothing is perfect, you embrace technical and organizational challenges
  • Keep things simple and boring. We are not here to celebrate beautiful complexity.
  • Optimize our software development lifecycle for speed and reliability
  • Clarify, plan, and orchestrate technical projects; help engineers deliver them smoothly and tackle challenges ahead
  • Make sure our infrastructure is properly managed, secured (SOC2), and under cost control
  • Work closely with our product team and leadership to have a fully aligned organization
  • Manage engineers and help them grow in their role
  • Tech: Kafka, Scala, Java, TypeScript, React, GraphQL

Perk & Benefits

  • Hybrid Dog-friendly Office (2-3 days a week in the office, the rest is remote) 🐕
  • 25 days PTO + public holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Top-tier private health insurance package
  • Technical equipment stipend
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Company-wide offsite once a year
Equal Opportunity Statement
Fostering an inclusive environment is vital to us, and we want to bring people onboard who share our values. We admire those who love collaborating, strive to learn, and are excited by our mission. If you are interested in this role, we would love for you to apply!
Conduktor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, protected veteran, or parental status.
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