Director, Software Engineering

PepsiCo

3.9

(195)

Plano, TX

Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
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    Position summary

    sitive imprint on society and the environment. We call this Winning with Purpose. For more information on PepsiCo and the opportunities it holds, visit https://www.pepsico.com

    Digital Products and Services at PepsiCo

    The Digital Evolution is critical to driving PepsiCo's ambitions around being FASTER, STRONGER, and BETTER. The Digital Products & Services team designs, builds, and stands up digital solutions across the value chain, that are embedded into business processes to optimize efficiency, reduce costs, and maintain high ROI. Guided by PEPSICO's global priorities, the Digital Products & Services team create user-centric digital products that can be scaled globally by leveraging the leading technologies, advanced analytics algorithms and latest user research

    Director of Software Engineering

    The Director of Software Engineering will play a pivotal role in software development activities and long-term initiative planning and collaboration across the Strategy & Transformation (S&T) organization. Software Engineering is the cornerstone of scalable digital transformation across PepsiCo's value chain. This leader will deliver the end-to-end software development experience, deliver high quality software as part of the DevOps process, and have accountability for our business operations

    The leader in this role will provide technical oversight and direction to our software development team to ensure we deliver the best possible software solutions and ensure they are generating value through cost savings or incremental value. This leader will work closely with the user experience, product, IT, and process engineering teams to develop new products and prioritize delivering solutions across S&T core priorities

    Responsibilities

    • Create the vision and guide a team of engineers to build and support digital products and services (DPS) across S&T core priorities

    • Drive partnerships with User Experience, Product Management, IT, Data & Analytics, Emerging Tech, Innovation, and Process Engineering teams to deliver the Digital Products portfolio

    • Develop software development strategy utilizing industry standards. Create roadmap and timing of implementation of the roadmap based on business requirements and strategy.

    • Lead multi-discipline, high-performance work teams distributed across remote locations effectively. Build, manage, develop, and mentor a team of engineers.

    • Interact with executives across the company to lead the narrative around software engineering

    • Develop and expand DPS capabilities through a customer obsessed, services-driven digital solutions platform that leverages data and AI to deliver automated and personalized experiences

    • Manage and appropriately escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the engineering initiatives to the stakeholders

    • Interact with key business partners to recommend solutions that best meet the strategic needs of the business

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • The expected compensation range for this position is between $122,300 - $242,700

    • Location, confirmed job-related skills and experience will be considered in setting actual starting salary

    • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 25% of annual salary paid out annually and an additional target payout of 10% of annual salary is paid out over 3 years following the end of the performance period

    • Long term incentive equity may be awarded based on eligibility and performance

    • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement.

    • In addition to salary, PepsiCo offers a comprehensive benefits package to support our employees and their families, subject to elections and eligibility: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Health, and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Insurance (Accident, Group Legal, Life), Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

    • Master's or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering preferred

    • Minimum of 15 years of relevant software development and engineering management experience

    • 10+ years of experience on architecting fault tolerant, high scale distributed systems

    • 4+ years' experience managing people with 2+ years of managing multiple managers/teams

    • Commanding knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented design

    • Working knowledge of programming languages beyond C#, Java, C or C++ (e.g. Ruby, Python, Perl)

    • Experience with Azure, Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services and cloud specific PaaS and SaaS solutions

    • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems

    • Experience with high throughput cloud native distributed systems

    • Experience implementing and consuming large-scale web services

    • Deep knowledge of design patterns

    • Experience with JavaScript/TypeScript, Node.js, React-Redux or other front-end frameworks

    • Full stack engineering experience

    Qualities

    • Experienced with RCA with fast turnaround time

    • Strong attention to detail and extremely well-organized

    • Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities

    • Ability to be able to interface with the business and recognize their needs and priorities

    • Ability to work cross functionally with product, service design and operations across the organization

    • Demonstrated passion for excellence with respect to Engineering services, education, and support

    • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to navigate through a complex and matrixed internal environment

    • Ability to work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units

    • Ability to navigate a complex organization and to influence and lead people across cultures at a senior level

    EEO Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

    If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement documents. View PepsiCo EEO Policy.

    Please view our Pay Transparency Statement

    Why you should apply for a job to PepsiCo:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2019
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 87% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Work that Works program offers balanced independence & support to create a flexible, adaptive and productive working environment
  • 6 weeks of paid Parental Leave to new moms and new dads after the birth or adoption of a child
  • Center-based and in-home, back-up childcare is available for up to 15 days per year per employee