Engineering Director

Maryland, United States / Raleigh, United States
Technology – Internal Efficiency: Architecture /
Full time /
We are seeking an experienced Engineering Director to oversee our new engineering team in the US. The chosen candidate will be responsible for guiding the strategic direction, managing the execution of projects, and leading a distributed team of engineers across the United States and Asia. The ideal candidate will be a strong leader with a deep technical background, excellent management skills, and experience working with international stakeholders.


    • Lead and manage a distributed team of engineers across various locations in the US and Asia.
    • Develop and execute the engineering strategy to align with company goals and objectives.
    • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering projects, ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.
    • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the engineering teams.
    • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to engineers.
    • Ensure the implementation of best practices in software development, including security, scalability, and performance.
    • Collaborate with other departments, such as product management, Customer Success management team, Product marketing, and operations, to ensure alignment and support for engineering initiatives.
    • Manage the recruitment, onboarding, and professional development of engineering staff.
    • Monitor and report on the engineering teams' performance, using metrics and KPIs to drive improvements.
    • Work closely with international stakeholders, particularly in Kuala Lumpur, to coordinate efforts and ensure seamless collaboration across time zones and cultures.


    • Strong background in software development and engineering principles.
    • Experience managing distributed teams across multiple locations.
    • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
    • Strong management skills, with experience in Agile methodologies.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities, with a proven track record of working effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make high-stakes decisions.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
    • Ability to guide the transition from legacy codebases to modern frameworks and technologies.
    • Experience in scaling engineering teams and managing large-scale projects.
    • Knowledge of cloud platforms and services.
At Xsolla, we are passionate about providing a conducive environment for our team to thrive personally and professionally. Our comprehensive Benefits Program caters to the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of our full-time employees and their families. This includes 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision plans, disability and life insurance, chiropractic coverage, flexible spending accounts, and a fully vested 401(k) retirement plan with a 4% company match from the start date.

Understanding the detrimental effects of burnout, we offer unlimited Flexible Time Off and 14 paid holidays each year. Personal and professional development is a cornerstone of our ethos at Xsolla. Each employee has a personalized career roadmap, developed in partnership with their manager, aligning individual and company goals. We support this growth through in-house training, independent study, conference attendance, and higher education opportunities.

Xsolla is a global leader in video game commerce, established in 2005. Our mission is to simplify the complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization in the gaming industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with offices worldwide, we support major gaming titles and partners. Our deep commitment to gaming's blend of technology and artistry drives our continuous innovation and dedication to our partners' success.

The role involves typical office activities such as sitting, standing, bending, lifting, and moving intermittently during working hours. These requirements can be met with or without reasonable accommodations. The responsibilities of this position are dynamic and may evolve to align with the organization's goals and objectives.

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