Director, Technology Solutions

Kyiv, Ukraine

(58543238)

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Director, Technology Solutions for our Kyiv office to make the team even stronger.

As a Director, Technology Solutions, you will play a leading role in technology expertise development and implementation supervision for innovative solutions.

The ideal candidate will work closely with country Head and Chief Technology Officer, technology and delivery leadership and local management.

Responsibilities

  • Implement company strategy to evolve technology expertise and improve delivery quality on all levels;
  • Develop, drive and adjust technology expertise development strategy on country level against corporate plans and Country Management / C-level vision;
  • Drive technology communities on country level;
  • Drive projects targeted to grow expertise / build company IP;
  • Adapt new technologies and innovations on country landscape;
  • Organize and drive technology events: conferences, Hackathons, contests, community meet-ups, etc;
  • Enable new technologies on projects that struggle from outdated solutions;
  • Share technology vision and excellence on engineering organization;
  • Support engineering initiatives and projects;
  • Drive country and corporate wide programs of development training, practical labs, knowledge bases and expertise awareness development;
  • Share vision on technology and solutions development and evolutions on engineering community;
  • Actively acquire and apply new technology related disciplines;
  • Invent, adopt, and deploy technologies that give client’s businesses sustainable differentiation in the next generation solutions. This includes design and development of custom made components as well as adopting or researching alternative technologies;
  • Understand and advise about modern technology and solutions concepts;
  • Participate to technology / expertise / innovations / differentiators presales to a customer;
  • Initiate and drive engineering proactivity and creativity to address delivery and motivation issues;
  • Advise engineers and managers on technology expertise and career development opportunities that enables by technology development.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or equivalent;
  • Love technology by heart;
  • Ability to innovate large distributed enterprise oriented technology company on country level;
  • Demonstrate expertise in digital business and PDS;
  • Have experience in developing technology expertise on a multi-location / global company;
  • Have expertise in driving technology communities, technology conferences, meet-ups, etc;
  • Ability to manage distributed teams and simultaneous projects;
  • Process-oriented analytical skills, plus track records of successful production implementation;
  • Must have extensive knowledge of solution and enterprise architecture, information technology architecture concepts, components, principles, procedures, approaches and practices;
  • Have a strong drive to do research in the area of company technology landscape, new and prospective technologies, solutions, frameworks and approaches;
  • Have a strong drive to analyze and solve technical and organization issues;
  • Have a strong drive to do research in the area of modern technology and business trends like digital engagement, big data, solution architecture, mobile, IoT, enterprise integration, CI/CD and others;
  • Experience in Java. Have the skillset to develop custom components;
  • Working knowledge of a broad range of technologies and standards;
  • Must have broad knowledge of information technology trends and ground for such trends;
  • Implementation track record;
  • Extensive knowledge of information technology architecture components, principles, procedures, and practices;
  • Persuasive, with strong negotiation and communication skills, able to communicate with people on different levels in the organization;
  • Fluent English communicative skills, both spoken and written;
  • Understanding of customer business environment and challenges;
  • Can do mentality, pragmatic and result focused, team player.

Nice to have

  • Successful track record of entrepreneur / startup background is a great plus;
  • Ability to work and think out of the box.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package -medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • Partial grant of the cost of certification and IT conferences;
  • English classes with certified English teachers.