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Director of Engineering

  • Salary
    $190,000/yr - $210,000/yr
  • Location
    New York City
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Our client, a venture-backed AI-based insurtech and digital MGA, is seeking a Director of Engineering to lead cross-functional teams in full-stack development, drive the implementation of best practices in code, systems design, CI/CD, and reliability across the Engineering department in collaboration with the executive team.


  • Lead multidisciplinary teams to develop next-gen software products and solutions.
  • Ensure delivery of well-architected, scalable designs and solutions.
  • Mentor Engineers on architecture, coding, and systems design best practices.
  • Align engineering organization with OKRs and business objectives.
  • Author technical documents for all stages of the software development life cycle.


  • Understanding of Agile and willingness to define software development processes.
  • Experience owning technical roadmaps and leading cross-team guilds.
  • 7+ years of relevant production work experience in back-end, web, or mobile development (GoLang preferred).
  • 7 years of people management experience.
  • Proven success in executing projects.
  • Deep understanding of API technologies and SQL technologies.
  • Strong grasp of system design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • Alignment with core values: Ownership, Drive, Openness, and Quality.
  • Nice To Have:
  • Experience with full stack engineering teams supporting a vertical product slice.
  • Familiarity with SRE best practices (SLOs, KPIs, postmortems, incident management, toil reduction, etc.).
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Gavin Savage

Head of Tech & Engineering, Finpro +19295520698