Director Software Engineering

  • FARO Technologies
  • Münchingen, Korntal-Münchingen, Germany
  • 23/11/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Searching for a role where you drive some of the future’s most promising innovations? FARO is an international company where ideas count more than hierarchy. We develop and market computer-aided 3D measurement and imaging devices and software. At FARO, smart, skilled people work together in an open atmosphere…. And challenging work never gets boring.

Become a part of this great team and start moving forward.

We are seeking an experienced Director Software Engineering Cloud. In this role, you will work continuously on innovative products across their whole development cycle, from the first conceptual studies, over prototype development to the final product release and maintenance phase.

We have:

  • Leading edge technology
  • A team of Aces to work with
  • An open mind for new ideas and methodologies

You have:

Technical Skills:

  • Strong Experience in cutting-edge web-based and cloud technologies
  • Strong Experience in software architecture and design with a focus on cloud-based and distributed systems
  • Proven track record of developing, deploying and operating enterprise-level cloud-based solutions
  • Experience in security and compliance for SaaS systems


  • Proven track record of leading distributed agile teams
  • Proven record in change management, process definition and process optimization
  • Strong experience in project management of cross-department projects
  • Strong experience working with external partners
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to different audiences.
  • High proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Result driven nature with strong can-do attitude - Being independent, persistent and resilient.


  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or a related field is a plus.
  • Experience with applying DevOps principles
  • Experience with the some of the following technologies: Javascript, Java, ASP.Net, Python, C#, C++, node.js, Angular, vue.js, SQL/NoSQL, docker, kubernets, terraform, security protocols and encryption standards
  • German, Portuguese or French language skills are a plus

How you will make a difference @ FARO:

  • Define, design and build FARO’s SaaS offerings and cloud-based solutions together with strong teams in Europe and overseas
  • Responsible and accountable for software architecture, design, security and platform decisions
  • Lead and mentor your teams of software engineers
  • Responsible and accountable for development process setup, development standards and code quality standards
  • Support migration of existing software components to cloud-based systems
  • Willingness to travel 20%+

What FARO can offer you:

FARO has excellent benefits for you and your family. We believe in a balanced work-life and have developed programs and benefits plans to support that ethic, such as:

  • In general, an unlimited contract
  • Flexible working time
  • Training opportunities
  • Frequent lunch and learns to help educate employees about various issues affecting their lives
  • Other employee events and benefits (e.g. bicycle program, health and safety fairs, sponsored sports events and charity runs, free beverages, and fresh fruits)

As an employee of FARO, you will become part of a dynamic organization which values quality, leadership, teamwork, honesty and openness as a way of life in conducting our business.

If you have a passion for high-end technical products, we want to talk to YOU! Join the most trusted team in 3D measurement technology .

Are you bored by today? See you tomorrow.