Director of Software Engineering
Impinj - Seattle, WA

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Today’s retail and tomorrow’s Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications rely on item-status data sourced from UHF RFID tags. Impinj, the world’s #1 provider of UHF RFID products and solutions, is looking for a director level software manager/architect to lead the design and development of software platforms that deliver RFID-based data streams for enterprise applications developed by others. Our company culture encourages innovation, technical leadership, and quality products. The Director of Software Engineering will:
As a functional manager, direct development activities, recruit and expand the team, and drive best development practices.
Be responsible for overall product delivery, quality, and development timeline.
Drive architectural design choices, API definition, and lead your team to engineer a scalable multi-platform data streaming product solution.
Work closely with Impinj product managers and account executives interfacing with customer and partner projects and applications.
Master’s or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely-related field and 15+ years of experience in software architecture and team leadership.
Proficiency with Java, open-source platforms (Hadoop, Tomcat, OSGi, etc…), and AWS or other cloud-based systems and related technologies.
Proven career history of launching new software server/solution products to market, including appliance solutions, software as a service (SaaS) and/or cloud-based.
Experience in Agile/Scrum team development practices.
Very strong written communication and documentation skills.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and presentation skills.
Desired Qualifications
Prior experience with retail software, solutions, and/or applications.
Prior experience with RFID products, systems, and protocols.