THE OPPORTUNITY 

The Director of Engineering is a key leader in the Alegion Engineering department at our Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia office. In this role, you will manage multiple agile engineering teams to deliver capabilities and features in Alegion’s Training Data Platform. This position works closely with other engineering leaders and product team members in a collaborative manner consistent with agile principles.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Lead multiple engineering teams in the implementation and maintenance of Alegon’s Training Data Platform and related software products and systems
  • Collaborate with the Product team to align product roadmap and technology strategy and to ensure platform requirements are translated into sound, high-quality solutions
  • Work hand-in-hand with other technology leaders to execute quarterly and annual OKRs
  • Work closely with engineering, product and research leaders to align team skill and allocation against business priorities
  • Coordinate with Customer Success to ensure customer needs and requirements are met
  • Drive focus on high quality, delivery on time, and sense of urgency
  • Recruit and build high-performing Agile engineering teams
  • Mentor and coach team members, guide their career development, and provide timely feedback
  • Plan technical training and skills development for team members
  • Play a key role in developing and implementing the Alegion technology roadmap
  • Assist the VP of Engineering in developing Alegion’s long-term technical strategy
  • Be a servant leader for your teams
  • Embody Alegion’s cultural values in your everyday work and interactions

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field
  • 10+ years of software engineering experience at increasing levels of responsibility
  • 5+ years of Agile team management experience
  • 3+ years experience at a Director level
  • Demonstrated experience recruiting and building high performing Agile teams
  • Proven track record building distributed, large-scale, SaaS enterprise systems
  • Experience with a wide range of software technologies, methodologies, and solutions
  • Ideal candidate has hands-on experience with one or more of JavaScript, Java, AWS, Python
  • Machine learning, Computer Vision, and crowdsourcing experience a big plus, but not required
  • Strong belief in Agile values and principles, process innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Start-up experience and entrepreneurial spirit highly preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

 

ENGINEERING @ALEGION

We have methodically built a strong team of talented software engineers from the best companies in the United States. We adhere to the Alegion Engineering Manifesto, a set of principles we follow in our everyday execution and interactions. Our software engineers work in small, co-located Agile teams, each team with a dedicated Product Owner. We constantly iterate on what we build and how we execute. We value learning and continuous improvement above all.

The pillars of our Engineering organization:

  • Technical Excellence
  • Flawless Execution
  • Innovation
  • Continuous Improvement

THE COMPANY

Do you want to help work in the most exciting and impactful technology space of our time? Do you want to serve those who want to work and create new opportunities in the global workforce?

Alegion is transforming how enterprises execute on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning projects, while transforming the way people work. Our AI enablement platform integrates human intelligence at scale into the creation of high-quality training data, the validation and scoring of AI models and real-time exception handling. We do this through our advanced data and task management platform and our growing network of on-demand trained human data specialists. By combining human intelligence and artificial intelligence, Alegion processed large-scale and complex data tasks provide the context, emotion and humanity that machine intelligence cannot achieve while delivering the highest quality results, at scale, and at the most effective cost.  https://alegion.com/company/

 

THE TECHNOLOGY

Alegion’s AI Training Data Platform is a robust technology system that supports a wide array of data processes designed specifically for AI, ML, NLP, Computer Vision and Deep Learning systems. It provides the ability to define and configure complex data task workflows including multi-step and conditional paths for text, photo, video and audio. It also manages the distribution of tasks to human data specialists based on required skillets and other criteria and has built-in quality control processes that provide exceptional data quality, predictable pricing and scale to process large volumes of data-intensive tasks.

 

THE CULTURE

  • We have a well-defined mission, and strongly-held core beliefs and cultural values
  • We promote a workplace where employees can make an impact beyond financial results
  • We believe in being truly Agile in every decision, action and interaction
  • We recruit talented employees who are a strong fit for our culture and high-performing teams
  • We value learning and teaching, and heavily invest in employee development and growth
  • We foster a collaborative, team-focused and autonomous work environment

 

THE LOCATION

  • The Intermark Tower - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to jobs@alegion.com 

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