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Director of Software Engineering

Pax8

Pax8

Software Engineering
Greenwood Village, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Overview:

Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud-based SaaS marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence, and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite marketplace for technology professionals to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic, and high-energy organization with a start-up feel, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative, and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best. We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

Pax8 not only continuously wins numerous awards in our field but we have time and again been voted among the best places to work in Denver. We are committed to our goal of being the #1 employer of choice!

Position Summary:

The Director of Software Engineering directs and oversees the software engineering function in developing, releasing, and maintaining software applications according to business needs. They manage personnel and provide strategic technical leadership to ensure we can continue to deliver high quality products on a predictable schedule. The Director understands the objectives of Pax8 as an organization and helps utilize the software engineering team to develop applications that help the business meet its OKRs.

Essential Responsibilities and Percentage of Time Spent (includes, but is not limited to):

  1. Directs and oversees the software engineering function in developing, releasing, maintaining, and documenting software applications according to business needs (25%)
  2. Establishes policies and procedures that produce high quality software (15%)
  3. Provides technical consultation as well as subject matter expertise to Product Development and Software Development teams (15%)
  4. Hires, trains, and supervises Software Engineering staff and managers (15%)
  5. Helps to define Software Engineering policies and budget (15%)
  6. Removes technical obstacles from Software Development team so that they can attain optimal team performance (10%)
  7. Coordinates and manages on call rotations (5%)

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least three (3) years of experience managing large engineering teams, including both managers and individual contributors
  • Technical leadership experience in design and implementation of application services that are highly reliable, scalable, and flexible
  • Strong experience in various elements of software development as an individual contributor prior to a leadership role
  • Proven record of creating sweeping improvements in stability, performance, security, and scalability across major business-critical systems.
  • Experience mentoring top technical and leadership talent
  • Set the strategic direction for the software engineering team, including identifying and prioritizing key initiatives and projects

Required Education & Certifications:

  • A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience

Work Environment:

Professional office environment. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, printers, and filing cabinets. Remote and/or hybrid work at Pax8 requires all employees to have adequate secure and private internet service.

Physical Demands:

Sedentary role; primarily involves sitting/standing

Travel Requirements:

Infrequent travel is expected of this position

Expected close date: 7/26/24

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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.
At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.