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Director, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a Director, Software Engineering to oversee the development and operations of our Ruby on Rails core application, Keystone. In this role, you will lead the engineering organization maintaining the core software system powering every product at Procore.

Keystone is one of the largest Rails codebases in existence, receiving thousands of commits per week from hundreds of developers working on a wide variety of domains. As our core application, it serves hundreds of millions of requests per day, and is critical to the success of our suite of products. These two facts together present unique and interesting challenges in application architecture, developer productivity, and general scalability.

This role will be responsible for maintaining and developing Keystone and its related systems. You will gradually restructure and modernize the application architecture of Keystone systems to ensure optimum operational performance. You will also be responsible for managing Keystone’s cloud operations and ensuring the reliability of Keystone’s production environments. Through this work, you will help enable and accelerate the development of several engineering groups. This is a senior engineering leadership role that is critical to Procore’s success. You will lead our core software systems and shape their future, ensuring they continue to scale with our growth and evolve to power our growing range of software products.

You will be a key member of Procore’s engineering leadership team, reporting to the VP of Engineering of our core products.

What you’ll do:

  • System Development: Lead the development and governance of Keystone to enable all of Procore’s engineering groups to develop their domains faster and more effectively.

  • Operational Excellence: Guarantee the reliability and uptime of Keystone across all environments, ensuring rapid incident response and quick issue resolution.

  • Infrastructure Development: Lead the development and operational management of Keystone’s infrastructure and cloud systems.

  • Team Leadership and Development: Mentor and lead a team of brilliant software engineers and engineering leaders, fostering a culture of respect, technical excellence, and accountability.

What we’re looking for:

  • Proven Leadership: Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire teams of software engineers and engineering leaders to achieve successful outcomes.

  • Rails Experience: Deep expertise in Ruby on Rails application development and maintenance with a track record of managing large-scale systems.

  • Cloud Operations: Strong background in managing operations for mission-critical high transaction systems, cloud infrastructure, and software integration and deployment systems

  • Change Management: History of driving technical change across large organizations

  • System Refactoring: Experience in modularizing and refactoring extensive monolithic codebases for improved maintainability and performance.

  • Global Teams: Experience building and leading distributed global teams.

  • Experience: 12+ years of professional experience in software development, including 8+ years of engineering leadership roles in technology-driven companies.

Additional Information

Base Pay Range $214,960 - $295,570. Eligible for Bonus Incentive Compensation. Procore is committed to offering competitive, fair, and commensurate compensation, and has provided an estimated pay range for this role. Actual compensation will be based on a candidate’s job-related skills, experience, education or training, and location.

Perks & Benefits

At Procore, we invest in our employees and provide a full range of benefits and perks to help you grow and thrive. From generous paid time off and healthcare coverage to career enrichment and development programs, learn more details about what we offer and how we empower you to be your best.

About Us

Procore Technologies is building the software that builds the world. We provide cloud-based construction management software that helps clients more efficiently build skyscrapers, hospitals, retail centers, airports, housing complexes, and more. At Procore, we have worked hard to create and maintain a culture where you can own your work and are encouraged and given resources to try new ideas. Check us out on Glassdoor to see what others are saying about working at Procore.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome builders of all backgrounds. We thrive in a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive environment. We do not tolerate discrimination against employees on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

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