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Engineering Director

Engineering Director
Ho Chi Minh

The Engineering Director is responsible for providing strategic leadership to multiple engineering teams and departments, ensuring effective collaboration and coordination. They will drive the development and execution of engineering strategies, aligning them with the overall strategic goals of the company. 

Key Responsibilities

1. Project Management:

  • Manage team development efforts towards successful iterative project delivery
  • Ensure appropriate procedures and processes are followed with on-time delivery on projects
  • Monitor, evaluate, and ensure projects and task for delivery commitments and keep communication lines open and transparent on impediments or risk for on-time delivery
  • Refine requirements to translate them into functional specs
  • Collaborate with Money Forward Group and stakeholders to collect and document project requirements, development of user stories, estimates and delivery schedules
  • Define and enforce well defined processes and standard to ensure quality in all tasks and documentation

2. Team and Department Management

  • Scope of management: 30+ engineering talents 
  • Lead and manage multiple engineering teams and departments, ensuring effective collaboration and coordination
  • Set clear goals and objectives for the teams, and provide guidance and support to achieve them
  • Foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement within the engineering organization

3. Engineering Development

  • Recruit, develop, and retain top engineering talent to build high-performing teams
  • Coach to team members, help them grow and advance in their careers
  • Deliver training programs and initiatives to enhance the technical skills and knowledge of the engineering team
  • Establish vision and career roadmap for technical engineering aligned with business needs

4. Strategic Execution

  • Align engineering initiatives with the overall strategic goals of the company
  • Develop and execute engineering strategies to drive product innovation and ensure the successful delivery of projects
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the smooth execution of engineering projects

5. Stakeholder Engagement

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as product managers and business leaders, to understand their requirements and align engineering efforts accordingly
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to provide updates on project status, risks, and opportunities

6. Operational Excellence

  • Implement and improve engineering processes and methodologies to optimize efficiency and productivity
  • Build the Engineering experiences through enhancing the Technical interview process and Engineering Onboarding programs
  • Drive the adoption of best practices and industry standards within the engineering organization
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of engineering projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and effectively


Must have

  • Background in Information Technology, Software Engineering, or Information System 
  • Proficiency in English
  • 10+ years experience in managing web project or product development 
  • 4+ years experience with people management and stakeholder management
  • Experience in handling an engineer team (direct or indirect) of 20+ members
  • Adaptability: Demonstrates the ability to adapt to large, complex, and frequent changes, ensuring the engineering organization can effectively respond to evolving market demands
  • Inclusive Leadership: Advocates for diversity and inclusion within the organization, fostering an environment that values and leverages diverse perspectives
  • Networking / Relationship Building (People management/ Stakeholder management): Strategically expands networks and builds strong relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external, to drive collaboration and achieve organizational goals
  • Risk Management: Designs and implements strategies for effectively managing high-risk initiatives, ensuring that potential risks are identified and mitigated to minimize impact on project outcomes
  • Strategic Thinking: Demonstrates the ability to think strategically and influences the direction of the organization, aligning engineering initiatives with the overall strategic goals of the company

Nice to have

  • Experience working at similar level in an IT firm, such as Department Manager, VP of Engineering / Head of Delivery / CTO
  • Holding professional certification in management, such as PMP, PgMP, CSM, PMI-ACP 
  • Experience in managing/developing BtoB applications
  • Fluent in Japanese (N1/N2) is a big plus


Our benefits
Our benefits

Caring Mental & Physical Recreation:

  • Hybrid working: 2 days at the office and 3 days WFH
  • Working hour: Flexible start 8AM-9AM from Mon-Fri
  • Full salary in probation
  • Insurance: Applied from Probation period:
    • Social Insurance, Health Insurance, Unemployment Insurance (on 100% salary)
    • Private health insurance & accident insurance. From Managing level: extra for family members
  • Bonus: 13th month salary
  • 16 - 24 paid days off and more
  • Paternity leave: Extra 5 days
  • Annual company trip; Quarterly team building
  • Billiards & Running club
  • Annual health check
  • Well-equipped facility: Macbook pro, additional monitor,..

Caring Career & Development:

  • Clear Career path
  • Foreign language & International technology-related certifications sponsoring
  • External & internal training courses
  • Soft-skill workshops
  • Tech seminars
  • Monthly and biannual Recognition Awards
  • Performance & salary review: twice/year (Jun & Dec)
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