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Director Of Engineering, Synchronous Experiences

Snap Inc. - Sydney, NSW

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate with your real friends. Our Synchronous Experiences team creates rich visual experiences in real time like presence, audio and video calling and shared AR. We are looking for a Director of Engineering to join our Messaging organization to deliver the next generation of Synchronous Experiences, build a world-class team and deliver delight to our customers. Working from our Sydney office you will provide local engineering leadership as a site lead supporting new and existing teams.

What You'll Do

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the Synchronous Experiences Engineering team
  • Actively participate as a member of the Snap Engineering and Messaging leadership teams
  • Develop organizational-level goals and drive the technical and organizational roadmap for the Messaging engineering team
  • Operate as a Site Lead for the Sydney Engineering office
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams distributed across multiple offices
  • Build and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders
  • Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions
  • Mentor a team of engineering managers and senior independent contributors
  • Iterate quickly without compromising quality and raise the bar on operational excellence

Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 15+ years of software engineering experience
  • 6+ years of experience managing a team

Preferred Qualifications
  • Operating as a Site Lead in a remote office environment
  • International experience working in a remote office for a US-based company
  • Demonstrated experience leading a large team at scale and managing engineering with an eye to driving efficiency
  • Previous experience partnering with cross-functional executives and management across a globally distributed organization
  • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments
  • Deep knowledge of and experience working with a diverse group of engineers
  • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments
  • Someone who loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others
  • Experience with mobile apps and/or databases
  • Experience working with distributed systems