Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $120,083-$165,114/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Director of Software Engineering is responsible for managing a team of software engineers of UC Santa Cruz Information Technology Services (ITS). The position is responsible for developing a highly skilled team of software engineers, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) practices, policies and standards. The position is also responsible for developing a culture of engineering innovation and continuous improvement. The Director of Software Engineering is responsible for managing a team that can execute effectively and efficiently on product design in order to support the mission of UC Santa Cruz. Participates with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. Makes decisions on software engineering matters and ensures achievement of objectives. Information Technology Services is the campus innovation nexus that supports and amplifies the value of research, teaching, learning and digital experiences at UC Santa Cruz. Our guiding principles are integrity, client focus, teamwork, knowledge, fulfillment.
We are a group of enthusiastic people who produce extraordinary results. We are looking for people who are deeply curious, hardworking, ambitious and kind.
We aspire to operate in an Agile and Lean fashion. Our goal is to continually improve our service quality, experience and value to our constituents. We care deeply about developing a high performing organization through recruiting and developing highly talented and diverse staff. We invest in career paths and career development, devoting a significant amount of resources to skill and career development for our staff.
ITS promotes two areas for skill growth:
1. Developing generalizing specialists by focusing on technical depth and breadth
2. Growing service and product expertise
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Work-site location is the UC Santa Cruz Scotts Valley Center (100 Enterprise Way, Scotts Valley, CA).
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical topics to large groups and senior management with potentially varied levels of technical sophistication.
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation of complex programming management / business information, quantitative abilities, analyzing technical applications programming systems skills.
Expertise in Software Engineering practices.
Advanced technical skills related to applications programming function.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09-25-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.