Director, Software Engineering


Your Impact
As the Director of Platform Engineering you will own the foundational technologies, building blocks, and services that drive Our Client's public safety cloud around the world. You will lead and grow a world-class group of engineers in Vietnam to build solutions to Our Client’s scalability, networking, platform engineering, storage, and infrastructure problems. Not afraid of scale, you will find solutions to complex engineering challenges driving petabytes of traffic every month and billions of transactions per day.
We need someone willing to be fearless and more than willing to take on bold challenges. Through great products and accelerating the adoption of our technologies, you'll help protect life and build a justice system that serves our communities better everyday. Your leadership and team deliverables will improve everyday outcomes around the world.
You have a strong background in leading fast growing engineering teams. You have worked with stakeholders around the world. You own it, always.
What You’ll Do:
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reports to: VP Software Engineering in Vietnam
Direct Reports: Senior Managers, Staff Software Engineers
Lead Our Client’s Platform Engineering Group in Vietnam
Deliver highly available, operationally excellent foundational services used by all Our Client's customers both inside and outside of the company
Partner with peer software engineering teams and information security to efficiently deliver high quality, secure products and services
Deliver vision and execution roadmap for technical initiatives aligned with business needs
Raise the bar on cost efficiency, developer productivity, operational excellence, storage and compute infrastructure, quality, and unified UX across the company


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or an equivalent technical field
At least 10 years of experience in software engineering building distributed systems, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership role leading managers of managers.
A deep understanding of how to deliver software to production with high quality and high velocity
A strong background deploying and running microservices at scale on Kubernetes in cloud environments such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, or GCP
Ability to deliver results while dealing with ambiguity and balancing multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Proven experience interacting with multiple stakeholders such as business leaders, engineering leaders, compliance and security teams
Proven ability to manage and mentor a high-performing engineering team.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical ideas to various stakeholders.
Fluent in English, with Vietnamese language skills being a plus.
The ability to engage effectively with colleagues in multiple different time zones using written communications and other tools.


Medical and Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Robust Paid Time Off policy
Lunch allowance
Cell phone stipend
Free LinkedIn Learning account
Access to 24/7 online emotional and mental support
Gym membership
Free parking
Stocked fridges and pantries - free coffee, cold beverages, snacks
Annual Company Outing Trip
Monthly team social activities


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Job Summary

Company Type:

Offshore, Product B2B

Technical Skills:

Backend, Devops, Kubernetes, Cloud


Ho Chi Minh, Ha Noi - Viet Nam



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