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Director, Software Engineering (BAI)
What You Will Contribute To Altos
Hire, lead and develop talented software engineers responsible for building complex scientific software deployed on cloud, on-prem, or desktop.
Partner with scientific and lab operations leadership and key stakeholders to define software solutions requirements and deliver solutions that delight.
Lead, inspire, coach, and mentor the team of developers and engineers while growing their technical skills.
Lead development squads that will be accountable for architecture and design of scientific applications, modeling and simulation, and AI/ML applications. The solutions would cover the entire stack from UI to backend. Scalability, robustness and reliability are critical to these applications.
Lead team to evaluate, engineer, develop and test automation solutions, and promote the value of automation.
Manage the development and release of new software solutions to support internal teams, including code reviews, testing, deployment, and post-launch monitoring.
Understand, drive, and use services and applications across both cloud and on-premises environments and act as mentor for other team members.
Build best practices and foundations for software design, development and testing.
Maintain security and compliance of all applications within the parameters set forth by our security team
Develop and maintain a culture of innovation and operational efficiency in the team.
Foster cross-functional team collaboration to ensure engineered solutions meet schedule, performance, resiliency, security, and operational efficiency criteria. Collaborate with scientists and users on global highly complex, scalable software solutions.
Champion an inclusive and diverse global mindset to attract a diverse talent pool that includes effective coaching and development.
Lead technical discussions with senior executives that drive decisions and implementations
Partner to create, continuously improve and measure the success of the organizational strategy
Who You Are
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
10+ years of experience working directly with engineering teams
5+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
Experience in managing remote/distributed teams across time zones
Experience in the practice of Agile software engineering development
Experience in partnering with product and program management teams
Knowledge of emerging platforms, Linux, operating system principles, and programming best practices.
Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals
Strong understanding of databases, NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies
Experience developing scalable applications for life sciences and scientific research on the cloud.
Experience in managing distributed software development and test teams.
Experience building applications and services in a cloud environment (AWS, GCP, or Azure)
Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and container based environments that can handle scale from small to very large / enterprise
Strong knowledge of Automated Performance and Regression/Functional Testing
Flexibility, ability to think on your feet, and strong problem solving skills
Demonstrated track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering measurable results
Experience with serverless computing, enterprise-wide systems, and AWS products
Experience working successfully with partner teams at remote locations
Experience mentoring software engineers
Strong problem solving skills – ability to assess a problem and determine an effective course of action with sustainable solution
Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as identity and access management, data protection, encryption, certificate and key management
AWS or similar Cloud Certification
Altos currently requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to legally required exemptions (e.g., due to a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief).
Thank you for your interest in Altos Labs where we strive for a culture of Scientific Freedom, Learning and Belonging.