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Lead Software Engineer

DiligentBudapest, HungaryFull-time$100k - $240k*Jun 27, 2022

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About Us

Diligent is the leading governance, risk and compliance (GRC) SaaS company, serving 1 million users from over 25,000 organizations around the world. Our software enables holistic and informed conversations about GRC and ESG to ensure CEOs, CFOs and the board have an integrated view of audit, risk, information security, ethics and compliance from across the organization.

Position Overview

Diligent are looking for a Lead Software Engineer to join our Center for Global Product Innovation in Budapest. The Lead Software Engineer will lead, inspire, mentor and coach one or more agile delivery teams to ensure regular successful delivery of world-class software solutions and deliver on Diligent’s ambition to redefine the way organizations are governed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation and excellence, whilst actively promote Diligent values
  • Passionately but pragmatically drive Agile and DevOps principles and practices
  • Provide technical leadership within a highly collaborative technology environment
  • Collaborate with senior engineering managers to define technical strategy and architecture
  • Drive technical excellence
  • Co-ordinate and drive communication and collaboration between Engineering, QA, Operations, and other technology groups, to ensure regular smooth delivery of working software to production

This is a hands-on role, and this person will spend around half their time contributing as a hands-on software engineer. This will include:

  • Collaborating with product and UX leaders in the analysis and documentation of technical requirements and user stories for assigned features, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent
  • Designing, coding, reviewing and testing assigned features and user stories, in accordance with the agile methodology employed by Diligent
  • Contributing to the quality assurance/testing strategy for assigned features, and performing technical tasks as required to support that strategy, including but not limited to development of unit and other automated tests, and assisting with acceptance and regression testing

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Passion for code
  • Self-directed positive problem solver
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in a well known tech stack such as .NET, Go-Lang, Python, Ruby, Typescript, SPA technologies, Javascript, etc.
  • Excellent leadership skills and experience
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Successfully manage own workload, and take personal responsibility and ownership for delivery, behaviors, and self-improvement

What Diligent Offers You 

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, competitive vacation policy and meeting-free days across the company. We care about our team’s health and wellness and even offer a quarterly health club reimbursement!
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. 

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney. 

 

We are a drug free workplace. Diligent is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status, protected veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Diligent's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].

To all recruitment agencies: Diligent does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diligent employees or any other organization location. Diligent is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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