Director Engineering ad interim

  • Job Reference: HQ00009229
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2017
  • Recruiter: E-Resourcing
  • Location: West Flanders
  • Salary: £1.00 to £1,000
  • Sector: IT (general)
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Director Engineering ad interim

Our Enterprise Division is leading the way to let people collaborate better together, by ensuring engaging experiences. From boardroom or meeting room to classroom: all of our solutions help people unleash the power of shared knowledge - for brighter ideas and ultimately better results.

We are the global market leader in the fast growing Wireless Presentation market (CAGR of 30%+) and are seeking a talented R&D/software development leader to take part of our ground breaking movement and lead our business into cloud-enabled next generation Meeting Experience products & services.
We are looking for a seasoned leader that can bring our R&D software teams in Belgium, India and Romania to the next level of performance (technical and managerial capabilities) and that can drive a technology vision for our Meeting Experience business. This leader is expected to be very strong in global multi-cultural people management.

As our Director Engineering your main responsibilities are:
· Lead a team of 60+ software engineers, agile coaches, designers organized in cross functional teams, based in Europe and APAC, to develop applications and embedded firmware for our meeting room and collaboration product ranges.
· Develop and be able to sell a technology vision for our business. Take initiative for the technical expansion of the product range and market segments.
· Strive to continuously improve the SDLC and proactively coordinate the software development efforts with your counterparts in Taiwan, India and other sites.
· To be a senior business partner. Ensure a balanced connect between technical and business constraints.
· Manage a good balance between breakthrough and incremental innovation.
· Engage in architecture strategy and platform discussions, including cross-divisional stakeholders .
· Proactively contribute to the team dynamics in order to create an inspiring work culture with a global scaling mindset


As a prerequisite to become our R&D director you:
· have at least 8 years of engineering and project management experience.
· have a proven track record in people management of larger software development teams, preferably in an international and distributed context.
· demonstrate leadership & management skills to maintain structure and focus in an Engineering environment, while retaining the flexibility to work in a changing and innovative environment;
· are an excellent communicator: you are able to communicate effectively at different levels within the organization (executive managers, engineers, supporting departments, etc.) and with external stakeholders (suppliers, major customers, etc.).
· are fully conversational in English
· are willing to travel on a regular basis (20%) to our other development centers in Europe and Asia.
· ideally hold master's degree in a software development related major or equivalent through experience

Once on board you will:
· be part of an international development team of R&D colleagues based in Belgium, Romania, Taiwan and India.
· work with state-of-the-art products and services that make a genuine trendsetter.
· collaborate to enlarge and add new levels of interactivity to our meeting room experience solutions (eg. ClickShare).
· inspire our long-term innovation by supporting our Innovation Wednesday efforts.
· appreciate the comfort of our brand new headquarters.
· enjoy continuous training opportunities

Our offer: In exchange for your passion and contributions, our client offers you a challenging job in an international, professional and innovative company, where career development and growth opportunities abound. You work with state-of-the-art products and services that make a genuine trendsetter. An innovative work environment and a lot of challenges are of course part of the deal.