Director of Software Engineering

Posted: 12/18/2022


Who We Are:

Bectran, the industry leading SaaS platform, has grown rapidly over the last 10 years to become the companion toolkit for the Credit Department just as CRM is for the Sales Department. From simple to complex organizations, SMEs to Fortune 500 companies, Bectran has helped companies cut down the time to process and approve credit by as much as 90% whilst significantly lowering the risk of credit defaults and the cost of collections. Our customers enjoy the ease, speed and cost-effectiveness of adopting the Bectran platform. Credit Professionals in various industries have described the Bectran platform as the future of the credit department.


If you are looking to transition your role from a Software Architect or Technical Lead to a hands-on manager or you are already in this role and enjoying it? This dynamic opportunity in a fast growing and multi-technology SaaS platform is for you. As the Director of Software Engineering at Bectran, it’s essential that you have the breadth of knowledge to lead development of a contemporary SaaS-based architecture. Practical development experience using Java/J2EE and other services languages is required for the right candidate to succeed. You should be curious about technology and open to learning about and applying new innovations from the rest of the software industry. The Director of Software Engineering should be committed to hiring, developing, and retaining top talents. In this role, you will manage a team of 10+ engineers who specialize in full stack development, UI and testing, and will directly impact their long-term advancement at Bectran.


Candidates must possess very strong written and oral communication skills with proven ability to think conceptually and pragmatically; capable of communicating with senior executives and becoming a trusted advisor on Bectran technical solutions.





Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, mentor, and coach team members assigned to the Enterprise Applications Management team
  • Manage projects and tasks assigned in the Enterprise Applications Management team
  • Evaluate business and technology requirements to determine the best fit within the enterprise application infrastructure
  • Be the subject matter expert on existing applications and integration within the technology footprint
  • Work with our customers to maximize capabilities of existing applications
  • Ensure the best use of new applications as they are implemented
  • Partner with business analyst and users to understand business requirements for administration, configuration, and support for maintenance or enhancement of existing systems
  • Evaluate alternative applications and solutions to meet business capabilities and requirements
  • Identify gaps in existing technology based on business capability roadmaps and determine the best way to fill the gap using existing or new applications
  • Ensure applications are implemented and configured to meet business and technical requirements as well as best practices
  • Work with high performing Engineering teams in Bectran offshore office locations
  • Participate in special projects or perform other duties as required

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 7+ years in Java/J2EE Application Development
  • Familiarity with Agile/iterative development methodologies (XP, SCRUM, etc.).
  • Strong object-oriented design and Java/J2EE programming skills, including experience with leading open source frameworks, PrimeFaces, Spring and/or Hibernate and JUnit
  • Solid relational DBMS skills using MySQL, PostgreSQL or other DBMS products. Working experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, ElasticSearch, Kafka, MapReduce, MongoDB, etc.) is desirable.
  • Real-world experience building very large scale, high availability applications
  • Experience developing web services using REST, SOAP, or XML-RPC, approaches.