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Director - Software Engineering

Technology

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.

We are seeking creative, high-energy, diverse and driven software engineering leaders with hands-on development skills to work on a variety of meaningful projects. Our software engineering leadership positions provide you the opportunity to lead a team of talented engineers working with leading-edge technology. You are ideal for this position if you are a forward-thinking, committed, and enthusiastic software engineering leader who is passionate about technology and maximizing the performance of their teams.

What You’ll Do

  • You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software

  • You will recruit, manage and lead engineering teams

  • You will manage team project priorities, deadlines and the work that they do

  • You have the ability to translate functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design

  • You will need extensive understanding of BDD/TDD practices, code review and analysis techniques, and open source agile testing frameworks.

  • You are part of a community and participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards

  • You have a real passion for innovation!  Any experience with Cloud Platforms like AWS, GCP and Deploying and automating infrastructure/applications using Chef, RPM, Docker, AWS (ECS, ECR), Terraform, etc. will help us on our exciting journey

  • You have experience in overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance

  • Depending on level, you may work with product owners, UX and other business partners to define work for the team

  • You enjoy mentoring other engineers, having a voice in defining our challenging technical culture, and helping to build a fast-growing team (depending on level)

What experience you need 

  • BS or MS degree in a STEM major or equivalent job experience required

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in delivering enterprise scale, advanced SW solutions

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in writing very high quality code that is robust and easy to maintain

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a software engineering team Lead

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in modern software development life cycles including CI / CD

  • Minimum 3 years of extensive experience in Cloud (GCP, AWS, and/or Azure), storage, computing and distributed systems

What could set you apart

  • UI development (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, AngularJS, Angular4/5 and Bootstrap)

  • Software development best practices such as TDD (e.g. JUnit), automated testing (e.g. Gauge, Cucumber, FitNesse), continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins, GoCD)

  • Agile environments (e.g. Scrum, XP)

  • Source code control management systems (e.g. SVN/Git, Subversion) and build tools like Jenkins

  • Linux command line and shell scripting languages

  • Atlassian tooling (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, and Bitbucket)

  • Experience working in financial services

  • Developing with modern JDK (v1.7+)

  • Experience working with open source frameworks

  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Big Table, Bigquery and Firestore

  • Effective team leadership, personnel management and administration experience

  • You have the ability to operate across a broad and complex business unit with multiple stakeholders

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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