Strategic Financial Solutions

  • Director of Software Engineering

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Information Technology
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Are you someone that loves the action of a startup but the job security that you get when working with a 10-year-old company? Would you enjoy helping our team to work smarter and not harder by infusing technology into our processes?  Do you like working in an environment where people genuinely like each other and look forward celebrating key wins and successes? Do you long for a high growth, decisive, fast-decision-making culture?

    We are looking for a Director of Engineering to manage teams of developers working on cutting edge technologies to bring web and mobile applications to life. You will have ownership for partnering with stakeholders to shape the roadmap and provide engineering thought leadership. You will nurture and manage a team of engineers and be responsible for their performance and be a trailblazer for the team’s culture. You will be responsible for making sure that deliveries are predictable, at high quality and maintainable in the long run. You will form relationships with other Engineering Leaders across the organization and find opportunities for cross functional partnership and leveraging existing capabilities. You will manage the flow of timely information both up and down the chain of participation. You need to be passionate about Front end technologies but still be an expert in our full tech stack.


    • Manage teams of high-performing engineers delivering innovative solutions from design to release across multiple platforms.
    • Lead and participate in design, development and release of a standardized stack of services across the company.
    • Work in concert with our leadership team to set and execute high-level engineering strategy.
    • Ensure strong communication and feedback integration between Engineering and the rest of the company.
    • Foster a culture of autonomy, ownership and innovation across the team.
    • Recruit, mentor and develop premier teams of engineers.



    • 10+ years of experience developing large-scale, customer-facing websites, mobile applications and transaction processing systems. Ideally starting as an individual contributor writing code, then transitioning to senior management roles.
    • 5+ years of experience managing engineering teams leveraging lean/agile methodologies.
    • Experienced in multiple fullstack environments and frameworks. What we have in production today includes Salesforce, .Net, MS SQL, Node.js / React, iOS and Android.
    • Thorough understanding of enterprise architecture including networking systems, database optimizations, API integrations, and deployment methodologies.
    • Strong communicator who can simplify technical concepts for non-technical partners, and explain business needs to the tech team in a way that inspires and guides them.
    • Proven technology leadership. Strong written and presentation skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and self-discipline.
    • Masters / Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent experience
    • Embraces and has experience with Agile product development methodology.
    • Startup experience is a huge plus.

    A little about Strategic


    Strategic Financial Solutions is a leading financial services company that provides comprehensive debt relief solutions for people in difficult financial situations. Through our personalized, tailored approach that includes debt consolidation loans and credit card modification programs, Strategic Financial Solutions has successfully resolved more than $1 Billion in high interest consumer debt for over 100,000 clients.

    Strategic has been recognized numerous times for our culture and our high growth.  In 2015 and 2016 Strategic Financial Solutions was named to Crain’s New York Business Fast 50 Companies list that recognizes the fastest growing companies in New York City. In 2016 we were named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of the top 500 fastest growing private companies in the United States.  In 2017 we were ranked 21st in the Best Companies to Work For in New York State program. Strategic has 3 state-of-the-art facilities, 2 in Manhattan and 1 in Buffalo, to house our rapidly growing family of over 600 associates. We proudly celebrated our 10th anniversary in June, 2017.



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