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North America

Director of Engineering

Job ID: 156729 
Required Travel :Minimal 
Managerial - Yes 
Location: :Canada- Toronto (Customer Site) 

Who are we?

Amdocs serving the world’s most successful communications and media companies large and small. With more than 40 years of unparalleled industry expertise, Amdocs is a trusted partner to the world’s leading communications and media companies, enabling them to make it amazing for their customers. We are quickly growing and searching for smart, passionate people to join us in our mission to drive the mobile transformations of the world’s most forward-thinking companies.

In one sentence

We're looking for a Director of Engineering who can lead our engineering team in building mobile and cloud applications for our clients across North America. Collaborate with our product management, design, QA and executive teams to ensure the engineering teams are effective and productive.
In addition to management skills, you need a firm understanding of the technical aspects of software engineering and the agile process. You have multiple years of professional experience building and managing teams from various levels.
Managing team performance and utilization along with team growth are a critical aspect of the job. 

What will your job look like?

  • Provide strong passionate leadership to cross our functional development teams
  • Establish an appropriate balance of coaching, mentorship, technical oversight, and timely, direct feedback for your team
  • Ensure that the software the engineering team delivers is timely, high quality, measurable, and maintainable.
  • Own engineering team processes to increase efficiency.
    • Develop, measure and interpret statistics that serve as indicators of team performance. Use this information to drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Set the example and expectations for team conduct.
    • Inspire positive behavior and interactions.
    • When needed, directly address, and resolve, behavior that falls below expectations.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive and productive relationships with a diverse array of partners and groups in the organization
  • Ensure projects are resourced correctly with the appropriate skills and team utilization is optimized working with the delivery team.
  • Manage the interview process for all engineering related roles
  • Engage with sales and clients to scope and estimate projects
  • Strong work ethic with a sense of ownership, urgency, and drive and an unwavering dedication to do the right thing
  • Manage the engineering department’s budget
  • Monitor performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements
  • Work closely other delivery team leadership towards project delivery goals

All you need is...

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a manager or equivalent role within a professional services environment a must
  • 10+ years of development experience, including 2 years of mobile development experience in Android and/or iOS and Cloud environments including Azure, AWS and GCP
  • Experience working with software that integrates with a backend (Node, JavaScript, etc...)
  • Working knowledge of agile practices such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience with mobile DevOps release cycles, processes and tools
  • Experience working in an enterprise-scale SaaS production environment
  • Comfortable with rapid development cycles and tight schedules
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership abilities with a strategic mind

Why you will love this job:

Amdocs is focused on investing in our employees and company culture. We have worked hard to develop a collaborative and team-oriented environment that fosters opportunities for professional development. Our perks and benefits include:
•    Comprehensive health and medical benefits
•    Work location is in Toronto (Temporarily due to Covid-19 we are working remotely)
•    Career and skill development opportunities
•    Exposure to a diverse range of projects and industries
•    Opportunities to contribute to the global technology community
Amdocs welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 
We thank all applicants for their interest; only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.   

Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce                      

reasons to work for amdocs

Card image cap Join a leading global software and services provider championing creativity and technology to build a better connected world

Card image cap Touch the lives of over 3 billion people by enabling connectivity, stimulating commerce and economic growth, and inspiring people through the power of entertainment

Card image cap Work for a company that serves the world’s largest communications and media companies, including AT&T, Orange, Sky, T-Mobile, and Vodafone

Card image cap Be part of a company that engages in relationships with over 600+ leading film studios, TV networks and producers like Disney, Warner Bros and Sony

Card image cap Help drive partnerships with some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft to take the industry to the cloud

Card image cap Immerse yourself in one of the largest end-to-end DevOps departments in our industry

Card image cap Join a diverse and inclusive work environment, advancing the communities in which we work while creating sustainable products and services

Card image cap Grow with a global leader with opportunities to develop, learn and upskill yourself


Perks And Benefits

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Treat yourself with generous holidays gifts from Amdocs

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Access tons of complementary learning and upskilling programs to stay on top of what's new in your field

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Enjoy our generous paid parental leave policy

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Enjoy a wide range of fun company activities for you and your family

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Secure your and your family's future with Life and Disability insurance

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Take paid time off to volunteer for the causes that you're passionate about

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Explore internal mobility opportunities. Experience different roles within Amdocs

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Stay grounded with wellbeing and mediation courses, lectures and self-development tools