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Director of Engineering

Overview of NuoDB:

Designed to address the needs of today's businesses as they prepare for the future, NuoDB's elastic SQL database combines the scale-out simplicity, elasticity, and continuous availability that cloud applications require, with the transactional consistency and durability that databases of record demand. Conceived by database innovator Jim Starkey, NuoDB is backed by three former CEOs of the four original relational database companies.

Position Overview:

NuoDB is seeking a results-oriented Engineering Director who is self-motivated and able to lead a team to solve complex challenges in a collaborative environment that is full of A+ players who love innovating, executing, and delivering.

The ideal candidate will thrive in and help drive a fast-paced environment.  The candidate should have hands-on development experience with complex enterprise software, ideally with high-availability, distributed systems and databases, have worked with agile software development processes, have a passion for quality, and possess strong communications skills.  He/she will report to the SVP of Engineering and will be based in Cambridge, MA.

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage the engineering group in Cambridge with a focus on the core database platform
  • Work with the engineering Director for the European SQL team to ensure the overall product meets requirements with quality
  • Work with Product Management to align priorities and deliverables
  • Act as scrum master for multiple scrum teams
  • Ensure on-time, quality delivery
  • Help with staffing as we grow the team
  • Participate in design reviews

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years experience with infrastructure/platform/distributed systems software.
  • 5+ years experience with high-availability enterprise software
  • 5+ years experience with C++
  • 3+ years experience with Databases (SQL or noSQL)
  • 3+ years management experience
  • Experience managing teams using Agile
  • Experience with continuous integration and test driven development
  • Cloud / SaaS experience a strong plus
  • Experience with Java and Python a strong Plus
  • Ability to dive deep into technical issues.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent.

 

 

NuoDB provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, race, religion, sex, sexual preference, national origin, disability or genetics.

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