Director of Software Engineering, API (Atlanta, US)

Director of Software Engineering, API (Atlanta, US)

To Power Smart Mobility for Every Driver and Vehicle, Everywhere

For decades, parking was a hassle. Then in 2008, ParkMobile launched with a simple goal: make parking easier. Today, our team is committed to creating tech-based solutions that power smart mobility and make parking hassles of the past obsolete. We do this by creating innovative solutions that connect parking and mobility ecosystems, eliminating friction while maximizing convenience and efficiency. At ParkMobile we offer agile frameworks and incentives for innovators and problem-solvers, all at the perfect spot for work and play at the heart of midtown Atlanta.

We’re experiencing exciting growth. We’re looking for more people to join our team and help shape a product used by more than 16 million people.

Overview of the Role

ParkMobile is looking for an Engineering Director to join our team and lead the API services for our industry-leading parking and mobility platform. We currently serve millions of users through our backend services and our APIs, and we are continuing to grow at a rapid pace. If you are passionate about high volume systems and microservice architecture, this role is for you. As an Engineering Director, you will be part of our leadership team and will help ParkMobile develop and maintain a progressive technical roadmap that maximizes our reach and impact for the business.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the design and execution of ParkMobile’s API strategy as a platform
  • Build, scale, and optimize microservices and new technologies that serve millions of users
  • Take ownership of ParkMobile’s service layer roadmap and work collaboratively with our leadership team to align the company’s strategic goals and initiatives
  • Ensure engineering best practices and oversee software development lifecycles to deliver high-quality products to our internal and external stakeholders
  • Mentor, coach, and grow the careers of your direct reports
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team with a focus on growth and engineering excellence
  • Maintain close relationships with other engineering directors and leadership to design and build cohesive systems across our suite of applications

Who You Are

  • 8+ years’ experience in software design & development
  • Experience in management and leading leaders or others in management-related roles
  • Experience defining and implementing API solutions with microservice architecture that serve both front end and back end applications
  • Successful track record of managing multiple cross-functional development teams and managing competing priorities
  • Experience hiring, mentoring and coaching top engineering talent
  • Wide and lateral communication skills with the ability to demonstrate technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Passionate about transformational leadership and bottom-up culture and is invested in developing both great engineers and great teams
  • Experience with Go and AWS at scale are a plus but are not required
  • We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate. We’re all a work in progress and are working on new skills and capabilities all the time. The technology stack that you'll be working in includes AWS, Kubernetes, Go, as well as CI/CD, API monitoring, and cloud-native solutions. ParkMobile welcomes those who are passionate about learning and evolving if this looks like a role where you could do work that excites you, we hope you’ll apply.

What You’ll Enjoy About Joining Our Team

We believe in work/life balance. Seriously. Our team members' well-being is just as important to us as their work. We are humans first, employees second. We offer a ton of competitive perks, including:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Top-Notch medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401K Matching
  • Casual Dress
  • Kombucha, Cold brew and beer (brewed by one of our employees) on tap as well as free snacks
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Company Social Events - happy hours, outings, and more
  • Pet Insurance
  • Company Community Service Events

About ParkMobile

At ParkMobile, we aim to build an inclusive culture where differences are used to inform better creative, strategic, and business decisions. We actively seek diversity of backgrounds, education, beliefs, and ways of thinking. We look to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. ParkMobile is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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