Director, Engineering, Business Systems at WeWork Technology

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Overview

The We Company started as a platform for creators in providing members space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and craft their life’s work. The We Company is striving to help people achieve their purpose and connect with others. WeWork, a business line of We Company, has grown to over 400,000 members in 26 countries and is continuing to grow exponentially.

Our dedication to technological innovation has enabled us to grow to more than 400 workspace locations as well as support the other business lines including WeLive (living space), WeGrow (education), Rise by We (wellness) and Powered by We (enterprise). Every day, we see and feel the impact we can have on employees’ and members’ lives.

About the Role

The Director of Engineering will be responsible for developing and overseeing our integrations strategy for all business and financials systems at WeWork. WeWork is a very dynamic environment that is rapidly growing and expanding into new regions, so our ability to build scalable integrations that can grow with the business is key. The ideal candidate will have experience leading a team of engineers and guiding the team to build and maintain business critical systems while also being able to sit with business partners to strategize solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Partnering with Product, establish the vision and strategy, as well as the goals to measure success

  • Build, mentor, and lead a world-class team of engineers, while creating and evolving the ideal organizational design

  • Understand the needs of internal users, and drive adoption of the platform around the company

  • Foster a culture of engineering excellence

Requirements

  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience and 5+ years  experience being in a leadership position

  • Experience managing a distributed team of software and integration engineers and partnering closely with distributed stakeholders

  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment, while building extensible and scalable solutions

  • Strong organizational, analytical & problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to effectively simplify and communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience

  • Finance technology background preferred

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