Director of Software Engineering

Confidential Company  Amman - Jordan  Date Posted: 2021/02/27   Login to Apply


  • Grow and lead the engineering team responsible for developing the company’s software products (Web, Desktop and Mobile).
  • Architect and lead development of the company’s core SDKs and APIs.
  • Assess and employ new technologies to promote ease of development, scalability and performance gains for the company.
  • Build the team and expand it by identifying and vetting talent.
  • Ensure the team has the tools and capabilities to provide operational excellence and develop a sense of ownership.
  • Promote excellence in execution by streamlining agile processes, clarity in project definition, and making smart tradeoffs between tech debt accumulation and pay off.
  • Work closely with the Korea and knowledge AI leadership, collaborate with both teams.
  • Provide timely reports, work on plans and schedules.
  • Ensure timely delivery of key milestones.
  • Provide guidance to the team and be hands-on during implementation.


  • Have deep technical experience with, and a track record using multiple programming languages mainly C++, C#, JavaScript, Python.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases such as Postgres and MongoDB.
  • Strong knowledge of building scalable cloud applications using AWS.
  • Strong knowledge in backend and frontend technologies including React and Node.js.
  • Strong ability in developing cross platform applications for desktop and mobile devices mainly (Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, Chromebooks).
  • Passion about your profession, curiosity and can inspire creativity and excellence in software engineering and architecture.
  • Strong sense of accountability, customer service, and integrity demonstrated through uptime, responsiveness, clear communication and positive action.
  • You understand the value of and have a track record for making it happen. Producing results. Executing rapidly and cleanly
  • You're an architect and systems thinker.
  • You enjoy creating order and stability in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience shaping and leading an agile, results-oriented organization, making strategic trade-offs that are in priority when needed.
  • The ability to build and lead a team of software engineers of all experience levels.
  • 8+ years of hands-on software engineering and management experience.
  • Experience in EdTech is a plus.
Required Skills
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • C++
  • Python
  • C#
  • MongoDB
  • Postgres
  • React
  • AWS
Preferred Skills
  • EdTech
Job Details
  • Location Amman - Jordan
  • Industry Back - End Development , Front - End Development , Architecture , IT Consulting & Management
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 8
  • Nationality Unspecified
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