Director of Software Engineering

Job Summary/Company:

A Sparks Group Partner, a banking and financial services company, is seeking a Director of Software Engineering to lead a newly created team. They recently launched a real-time payment system for all U.S. banks. Currently, this position is remote due to COVID, but will eventually turn into a hybrid work schedule. If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.


  • Hands on management of 3-5 people; expect to add headcount as team grows and gets more funding
  • Lead a team of developers building and supporting common business services used by all company products
  • Identify opportunities for developing and re-using common components/services in existing and new applications

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Experience developing highly secure applications
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and developers using both Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall development practices
  • Understanding of Cloud and On-Premise application architectures and design patterns
  • Experience developing mission critical transaction processing systems
  • Experience developing mission critical transaction processing systems
  • Experience working with XML schemas
  • Experience mentoring and working with other team members in an Agile environment
  • Experience working with a Secure-SDLC and implementing check points and processes for building and deploying code within that regulated environment
  • Experience developing and supporting large, mission critical transaction processing application is preferred
  • Experience with payment systems, networks, and protocols (i.e., Fedwire, CHIPS, SWIFT, ISO2022, ACH, etc.) is a plus


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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