Director of Engineering, Applications
- Washington, DC
About the Position
We are seeking an inspiring and supportive Director of Engineering to join our team to grow, lead, and support a team of full-stack Software Engineers and Engineering Managers working on our full range of products.
The Director of Engineering will manage a team of Engineering Managers and full-stack Software Engineers, working closely with peers in product and other stakeholders to define and execute work that aligns with company and R&D vision and goals. The work represented by the members of your team is likely to be diverse, representing any of the company’s product lines and corresponding technology stacks. Your focus will be to see and plan for the connections across that work, coach managers and engineers, and to develop best practices and processes that prioritize excellence and collaboration. While you may occasionally be asked to or needed to contribute hands-on, this is largely a hands-off role.
This role will report to the Vice President, Engineering.
About FiscalNote Engineering
The FiscalNote Engineering team represents an array of backgrounds and experiences. We believe in Quality, Inclusion, Excellence, Growth, and Transparency. Partnering closely with colleagues throughout the company, we build high-quality products and core services that deliver value to clients, our colleagues, and the company.
A successful Director of Engineering is:
- Driven to Leadership
What Sets You Apart:
- Experience growing Engineering Managers
- Experience mentoring a team of full-stack Software Engineers
- Developed Engineering best practices and processes that prioritize excellence in various areas (CI/CD, version control, cloud infrastructure, testing, etc)
- Engaged in hiring a diverse and talented team-Participated in code and software design reviews as needed
- Experienced in Agile methodologies and practices
- Collaborated across functions (Product, UX, and other stakeholders)
- Communicated technical information to technical and non-technical audiences providing clear, concise, and constructive feedback
- Git or similar version control-Adept in Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar elastic computing services
FiscalNote is a technology-powered global software data and media company that uses powerful machine learning to provide clients with the right policy information and insights, and at the right time so that they can better navigate market risk and uncertainty and maximize new opportunities.
As the premier hub of domestic and global information for more than 5,000 clients worldwide, FiscalNote’s tools, analysis, news, and award-winning journalism delivers context, clarity, and a competitive edge in a rapidly changing world.
If your background and experience align with the competencies above, we encourage you to apply so that we can review your experience and learn more about how you can add to FiscalNote’s growth and success.
FiscalNote offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure we’re all FN owners. We work hard, so we want you to play hard; our open vacation policy help us ensure you’re getting the R&R you need. We offer comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance options supplemented by a flexible spending account (FSA). We have a slew of other benefits which you can check out at careers.FiscalNote.com.
FiscalNote values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. FiscalNote is an EEOC employer.
FiscalNote uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all new employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.DHS.gov/E-Verify.
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