Director of Engineering

Wade Preston Shearer lists at wadeshearer.com
Thu Dec 22 18:21:58 MST 2005


Doba (www.doba.com), a fast growing web services company and the  
online leader in product sourcing for small retailers, has an opening  
for Director of Engineering. Doba has created technology and  
processes that facilitate data management, data dissemination,  
product fulfillment, and transactions between product suppliers/  
distributors/wholesalers and retailers/sellers. We primarily operate  
a virtual warehouse based drop shipping service at  
www.wholesalemarketer.com. Doba is always looking for talented  
individuals ready to join a company with a strong culture that  
supports training and development opportunities. We have a fast-paced  
environment where innovation, creativity and results are valued.

Job Description: Doba requires a Director of Engineering to set the  
direction for and manage a growing team of web application/software  
engineers. The Director of Engineering will lead a team of software  
engineers in the software design, development, integration and test  
of enterprise web applications and internal tools. This position is  
also responsible for providing leadership, career development, hiring  
and support the training of new software engineers and junior  
managers. The Director of Engineering will also be responsible for  
identifying and allocating the necessary staff, tools, and support  
needs for successful execution of new technology projects and the  
support of existing proprietary software systems.  Additionally, this  
person will be key in maintaining the core engineering process and  
procedures.

ONLY CANDIDATES LOCAL TO UTAH WILL BE CONSIDERED. Candidates willing  
to relocate at their own expense may also be considered.

REQUIREMENTS:  Candidates must have strong technical knowledge and a  
solid background in software engineering; understanding good software  
design and using OO concepts in a web environment; relational  
database and Linux/Unix experience. The ideal candidate will have  
worked in a start up environment, as well as at least one mid-to- 
large company and has been a software engineering manager at more  
than one organization. Candidates must understand the complete  
software development life cycle and poses a firm understanding of the  
application of agile methodologies. This position requires a  
candidate with excellent leadership skills, well developed mentoring  
abilities, and tactical software engineering management skills.

Job Requirements:

.	8+ years in software engineering with at least
	5 years in management roles

.	Experience with software projects using: HTML-
	based interfaces, PHP, SQL,

.	Apache, E-mail services, XML, SOAP, EDI systems,
	payment systems, and custom APIs

.	Strong leadership skills and ability to lead a
	team in the architecture, design, development,
	implementation, and verification of software systems.

.	Experience in tactical project management: planning,
	scheduling, analysis and control measures, etc.

.	Excellent written and verbal communication skills
	along with the ability to interface with cross-
	departmental managers and peers.

.	Strong team building skills, both internal and
	external to the software engineering team.

.	BSCS or BSIS degree required; MS a plus


SALARY and BENEFITS:

Salary will be based on experience.

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes the following:

.	Medical and Dental Plans and Life Insurance

.	SIMPLE IRA Plan with company match

.	Paid Time Off and Company Paid Holidays

.	Company Sponsored Events and Activities


Email resume and links to work examples to Wade Shearer at  
wshearer at doba.com.
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