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Director, Engineering


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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The Director, Engineering will be a transformational member of Kronos’ TOPS team reporting to the Vice President, Engineering. The ideal candidate has proven experience and success in building and delivering enterprise class software/systems, managing globally distributed teams with multiple products & technology platforms, and has strong communication, change management & leadership skills.
This is a great opportunity for the right person to bring their experience, passion and vision to a rapidly growing business and product area that is central to Kronos’ core strategy and direction. In addition, they will bring their knowledge of SaaS and Cloud deployments to the following key responsibilities:
• Lead distributed engineering teams; being responsible for leadership, management, and oversight of development, quality assurance, architecture, and engineering support
• Help define and implement the development methodologies that will achieve availability of these new solutions as quickly as possible, while still ensuring great quality
• Drive the program execution of the software from product definition through successful release and transfer to sustaining engineering
• Lead and reinforce company values and culture in day-to-day behaviors, management style, and expectations of employees
• Engages teams to achieve organizational success and inspire excitement about our vision


• BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
• 15 years of overall enterprise level software development experience with 5+ years of experience managing software development teams. Prior Director level experience preferred
• Experience working in a globally distributed environment
• Extensive software engineering development and design experience with complex and highly scalable products using multiple technologies, platforms and languages
• Experience defining & implementing new processes and tools to improve product quality and team productivity
• Strong technical experience in one of the following areas: workforce management applications, analytics, web development, mobile and data collection.
• Experience with Agile software development methodologies, values and practices
• Ability to attract top talent and plan for succession; demonstrated success in motivating and cultivating high performing teams and instituting change where needed
• Decisive and effective at issue tracking and resolution
• Demonstrate high intellect, high integrity, positive energy, and the ability to energize others
• Possesses strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills


Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite. 

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance – to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! You’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond. Want to learn more about our culture? Follow us on Twitter @work4kronos. #MyWorkInspired

Kronos is a global provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos’ industry-specific workforce applications are purpose built for businesses, healthcare providers, educational institutions and government agencies of all sizes. Tens of thousands of organizations – including half of the Fortune 1000® - and more than 40 million people in over 100 countries use Kronos every day. 

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.