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Director, Software Engineering


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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We are looking for an Engineering Director to help run a team in Kronos’ Workforce Dimensions feature development division.
• The role is diverse and needs a balanced individual who can demonstrate an interest in operating at all levels of the business
• A successful candidate must be engaging and manage multiple teams on large and complex features in multiple geographic locations
in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
• You will be required to be a champion of engineering and operational excellence, establish team metrics for the measurement of engineering productivity and manage a regular process for continuous improvement
• The candidate must have experience working with development teams in an Agile/Scaled-Agile environment and be able to use communication and influence to get things done both within their team and across the organization
• The candidate must have an exceptional understanding of web application design and be familiar with all the usual technologies. (Java, Spring, Hibernate, Angular, etc.)
• As a senior technical manager, you will need to have a full understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a equivalent related experience


• 15+ years of Experience in Software Development and 5+ years leading/managing teams
• A management style that is compatible and complimentary with the existing company culture. Key attributes would include openness, integrity, collaborative decision making, and an informal but direct communication style
• A strong drive for getting features done quickly and successfully
• Passion for technology and personal interest in keeping abreast of latest technology developments and engineering management practices
• A balanced individual, both personally and professionally, with a sense of humor and fun; someone who will add positive energy to the company’s environment through his/her personality
• Interest and ability in being a positive advocate for change. Not afraid to shake things up for the long term good of the business
• Strong communicator, with ability to effectively communicate within the engineering team and across departments and geographies; someone who can both explain his/her perspective and work collaboratively to come to timely and well-understood decisions
• Strong interest in managing, mentoring and motivating senior and junior software engineers; someone who is good at both giving and receiving honest and constructive feedback
• Level-headed, focused manager who can pay attention to detail as needed, but does not lose the big picture


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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.