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Director, Software Engineering

Company: Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for curious, passionate people with a shared desire to advance science and enable a new dimension of healthcare that will open new possibilities for patients.Manage Consent Preferences Always Active Sale of Personal Data Sale of Personal Data Switch Label Switch Label Switch Label Consent Leg.Interest Director, Software Engineering at Adaptive Biotechnologies Seattle We are powering the age of immune medicine-you can too. At Adaptive, our goal is to harness the power of the adaptive immune system to make a difference in the lives of people living with many different diseases.As an Adapter, you will be surrounded by driven colleagues who think boldly and innovate fearlessly. You will experience meaningful challenges in your work and be fueled by the knowledge that you're making a difference in patient's lives. You belong here - come discover your story at Adaptive.

Position OverviewThis is an exciting time for Adaptive Biotechnologies Software Engineering. We are massively scaling up our teams and transforming our existing systems into a world class software architecture. That said, this role is a unique opportunity to be involved from the ground up in helping to shape Adaptive's future. Our work product is the foundation of what we deliver to customers and as such is well staffed and funded to meet corporate objectives-this is not a G&A role.As Director, Software Engineering directs you will oversee multiple software engineering functions.This role manages both software engineers as well as managers of software engineers. This role also develops long term strategies and approaches for continuous improvement in process, technology, and systems.Open to remote.Key Responsibilities and Essential FunctionsThe Director, Software Engineering will:

  • Manage goal setting and performance for your teams
  • Manage sizing, staffing and balancing of team composition
  • Provide training, mentoring and talent development
  • Assist removing technical obstacles, help enhance team processes, handle resource issues, and interact with varied members to assure sprint iteration and product release successful delivery.
  • Work cross functionally with HR, Legal, IT, Finance as required
  • Provide exemplary leadership to "Fill the void" and "Make it happen"
  • Manage vendors, budget and delivery as required to meet key company objectives
  • Develop and monitor KPIs for continuous system and process improvement
  • Supervise technology trends like emerging standards for fresh technology opportunities.Position Requirements (Education, Experience, Other)
    • Bachelors + 15 years of related experience or Masters + 12 years of related experience or PhD + 8 years of related experience
    • Work experience in agile environment and familiar with agile methods like Scrum, Kanban, TDD, BDD, Lean UX, and SAFe.
    • Ability to lead a significant transformation in the technology platforms and technical talent.
    • Ability to synthesize robust and cost-effective technical solutions against customer requirements providing buy versus build decision making
    • Must be detail oriented, self-organized, and capable of simultaneously tracking multiple issues of varying complexity
    • Ability to cope with high workload in a pressured robust environment, and to adapt quickly to change business priorities and initiatives.
    • Sound organizational, communication and interpersonal skills with clear, mature ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor under pressure.
    • Experience managing multiple teams and leading a corporate function
    • Experience in defining right KPIs, OKRs, and software metrics for continuous performance improvement.Preferred:
      • Hands on software architecture design experience with Microservices, APIs, Event and Orchestration based integrations, PaaS, native Cloud systems, web application frameworks
      • Experience in the Life Sciences, medical devices and diagnostics, or healthcare Industry
      • Knowledge of QMS including SaMD, FDA QSR, ISO 13485, and IEC 62304.
      • Understanding of next-generation sequencing data and systems
      • Understanding of fundamental concepts in immunology
      • At least 10 years of experience leading engineering teams responsible for building and deploying software products or servicesWhere permitted by applicable law, applicant must have received, or be willing to receive, a COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for employment.Adaptive Biotechnologies is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledInterview accommodations may be requested during initial interview scheduling communications.NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: Adaptive Biotechnologies values our relationships with our Recruitment Partners and will only accept resumes from those partners who have active agreements with Adaptive. Adaptive Biotechnologies is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited or are received by any employee of Adaptive Biotechnologies who is not a member of the Human Resources team.

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