VP API SME (BC)

Jersey City, NJ - Information Technology - Hybrid - Full time

Date Posted: 6/18/2024

VP API SME (BC)
Jersey City, NJ (Hybrid)
Fortune 50 Insurance Company

Vice President, Tech Lead for the Global Developer Experience team within the CTO, you will work with a product owner to lead the critical technology strategy for the Developer Experience platform. Specifically, you will lead a team of engineers, while contributing with hands-on engineering to deliver reusable application and infrastructure code. You will partner with other product owners, tech leads, and most importantly application development teams to understand their code, and usage patterns and identify high potential use cases to reduce code duplication and undifferentiated heavy lifting. Once codified and released via self-service, you will champion adoption and enable an inner source ecosystem, encouraging developers to contribute and fuel the platform. Your success is determined by the consumption of your product, and the overall improvement to developer velocity.

Deep Application Development, Engineering, Analytics, or similar experience. Strong technical experience in: Application Development, Automation, and Infrastructure as Code. Java, Python, or similar coding experience. Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar coding experience. Cloud Architecture. APIs, and Events. Domain Driven Design. Resiliency, including multi region design strategies. Containerization – docker or Kubernetes. Information Security – Oauth, mTLS, authn and authz. Network Security – Ingress/Egress controls. Observability – metrics, logging, and end-to-end tracing. DevOps and branching models to support frequent changes (e.g., trunk). Modular and Reusable code. Agile methodology. Operations processes to support an active production environment (Developer Experience Platform).

Lead and effectively leverage diverse ideas, experiences, thoughts, and perspectives to the benefit of the organization. Ability to learn new skills and knowledge on an on-going basis through self-initiative and tackling challenges. Excellent problem solving, communication and collaboration skills; enjoy learning new skills. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience.

Expertise with several of the following:
Effective Communication: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors. Decision-Making & Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment. Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of the techniques and the ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner. Financial/Business Acumen: Strong Knowledge of financial and/or business concepts, tools and processes and how financial metrics are used to monitor and drive outcomes. Includes understanding of company accounts/metrics (ex: balance sheet, profit/loss, cash flow, budget & forecast). Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems. Agile Methodologies: Knowledge of concept and principles of agile methodology; ability to apply appropriate agile approaches in the processes of software development and delivery.

Please contact Brian Clark at bclark@clarkdavis.com



$225K+Bonus

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