Director of Engineering | Fully Remote USA

HireVue Remote
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November 20, 2022
Phoenix, Arizona
Company Description

HireVue is the talent experience leader - accelerating the way organizations discover, engage, assess, and hire the best talent. Automating recruiter activities, HireVue connects companies and candidates anytime, anywhere. HireVue's text-enabled end-to-end talent experience platform includes video interviewing, assessments and conversational AI. HireVue has hosted more than 30 million video interviews and 200 million chat-based candidate engagements for over 800 pioneering customers around the globe.

We are relentlessly focused on developing fair and objective hiring solutions to help our customers and their candidates, and we embrace this same focus of fair and objective hiring when we hire for our own team, striving to build a diverse and inclusive culture based on a foundation of respect and inclusion.

Job Description

Our Engineering Leadership team is looking to add an additional Director to our amazing team.


Amazing Salary + annual bonus + 401K + stock options + flexible vacation + medical + dental/vision

If you're an engineering leader who believes in helping teams deliver value to customers quickly and sustainably then keep reading!

What You'll Be Doing

You'll be directing a group of teams, which may include Engineering Managers who manage team(s), as well as individual software engineers - all working on HireVue's core systems. Reporting to the SVP, Engineering, you'll direct the work for the platform services and UI services teams on our enterprise grade SaaS platforms. You will also direct the work for other product facing teams, as assigned. You'll coordinate the platform and UI services work with our other Engineering Directors, who direct the product facing deliveries, as well as the infrastructure teams. These infrastructure and service teams ensure that the product facing teams have the right infrastructure and platforms to build on. You'll also coordinate work with our Product Leadership and Engineering Leadership to make sure we deliver the customer value needed. We encourage our teams to work independently, and we support them in removing roadblocks as they deliver customer value.

As we continue to grow, you'll influence our Engineering vision by providing input for how we align to company goals, how we organize, and how we work. You'll lead the teams to follow this vision.

The ideal individual is an influential software engineering leader, who will grow and build high-performance teams, to scale engineering best practices to increase our business and engineering agility, quality, and customer experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate the technical vision and direction for our engineering platform and UI service teams.
  • Encourage a highly communicative culture that ensures open, transparent, and consistent exchange of key stakeholders.
  • Partner with leaders in Product and Engineering to drive the growth and evolution of the engineering, releasing, and monitoring practices.
  • With a keen eye on the customer value to be delivered, direct the teams to follow software engineering best practices, including agile discovery and planning, scoping, technical architecture decisions and design, coding standards, code reviews, ensuring backwards compatibility, ensuring scalability and performance, ensuring security, test planning and execution, and build and release processes
  • Partner with Engineering Leaders to oversee the overall development pipeline, with a focus on ensuring the pipeline flows regularly, consistently, timely, efficiently, and with high quality.
  • Partner with Engineering Leaders to measure, monitor, and report on quality, reliability, predictability, and security of our engineering deliveries.
  • May directly manage and/or oversee the management of Vendor Relationships for our Engineering tools.
  • Ensure security and compliance are built-in and are not an afterthought.
  • Ensure 24x7x365 automated monitoring of environments and services by working with development and operations teams.
  • Participate in periodic on-call, support of after-hours deployment/maintenance windows.

Our Current Tech Stack Is

Python, Django, Celery, Go, WebRTC; Frontend: React, HTML (JSX), CSS (in JS), GraphQL; Storage: PostgreSQL, S3, Elasticsearch. Most of our infrastructure is on AWS so it is a huge plus if you know and love AWS.


We want to build great, industry impacting features and have fun doing it. Our team members think the most important parts of our culture are:

  • Teams work together to decide how to provide our customers the most value.
  • Virtual theme days, photo contests, happy hours and more. Slippers encouraged.
  • We encourage you to use that flexible time off policy! (just don't let your team down!)
  • Our most important attrivute is Act like an Owner . Others are Keep it Simple , Disagree and Commit , and Think Big .
  • We get excited about our hackweeks and try to have large team or company events at least twice a year (or virtually when in a pandemic).

The People

We have Mountain Bikers, Road Bikers, Skiers / Boarders (dawn patrol & resort), Runners, Video Game heroes, Movie Buffs, Musicians, and many other varieties of people. We have Family people, Single people, Happy people. We know you'll find a friend here.

Hiring Process

  • Fill out our very basic application form or reach out to us (apply, email, shout, call)
  • We send you a link to use our awesome software and tell us more about yourself (includes a coding challenge and assessments)
  • We invite you to do a Live interview using our software, so you can meet the team. You'll learn more about us while we learn more about you.



  • Exceptional communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and reasoning abilities
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead, coach, and mentor diverse personalities
  • Ability to assess current talent, as well as talent gaps, and prioritize and enable professional development opportunities for team members
  • Ability to influence direct reports, peers, and executive stakeholders
  • Experience in resolving conflict and identifying solutions among parties with differing viewpoints (this includes both internal stakeholder as well as customers)
  • Ability to balance the teams' deliveries with stability, scalability, quality, technical debt, as well as business needs and timeframes

Ideal Experience

  • B.S. Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years in a software engineering role
  • 3+ years engineering management experience
  • 3+ years enterprise software development
  • 3+ years with a SaaS product offering
  • 5+ years with lean, agile software delivery practices
  • Deep technical understanding of UI technologies, patterns, and modern practices
  • Experience working in highly regulated, security-focused environments (familiar with setting up controls and processes around SOC2, FedRamp, or similar frameworks)

Additional Information

Flexible Paid Time Off | Medical, Dental, Vision | 12 Weeks Maternity & Adoption | 401K match

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HireVue is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under the law. HireVue is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

HireVue is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position at this time.

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