Product Engineering Leader
Christchurch, New Zealand
6d ago

What you’ll be doing...

We are seeking a Product Engineer leader with extensive experience designing, building, and operating large scale SAAS products.

The leader must be extremely driven and results oriented with a strong track record of execution in the industry. We are looking for a transformational leader who is a multiplier, creates high performance teams of innovative software professionals, and develops internal talent and recruits industry top talent.

The leader must have a strong record of continuous improvement, leveraging industry best principles and practices, and have implemented large scale Lean / Agile and Continuous Delivery initiatives.

The role requires a strategic thinker with strong product and business acumen to define and align a technology strategy around the needs of the customers and the business.

This is a highly technical, hands-on role where the leader will play a key role in defining and vetting architecture and design approaches, technology selection and implementation decisions.

Expectation of a Product Engineering Leader

Drives technology vision and strategy for the platform

Builds a high performance team of innovative software professionals by mentoring and developing internal talent and by recruiting industry top talent

Drives innovation and creates a platform for technical creativity in the organization

Leads effective roadmap development and project management disciplines

Partners with Product Management team on strategy design and product specifications

Manages schedules to ensure on time delivery and maximizes quality throughput

Leads the team through transition to Lean principles in software development

Drives continuous improvement in Agile development methodologies and best practices

Creates a green build culture, where working software is valued above all

Capable of leading architecture and technical designs reviews

Establishes KPIs and metrics to gauge development quality and performance

Strong communication and stakeholder management

Provides mentoring, coaching and career development to the team

Builds the culture and core values in the organization

Effective performance management

Is an example of leader qualities and professionalism to the organization

Owns product health of the platform

Customer focused - works from the customer back

What we’re looking for...

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline

A proven track record of success in Software Engineering, with experience in .Net, C++, Java or similar

A proven track record of success operating at a senior leadership level within a software environment(s), ideally within a multinational context

Previous experience leading large, global teams of 80+

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other.

Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment.

Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness.

Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status.

Different makes us better.

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