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Director Of Engineering

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Fortive Corporation Oakdale , MN 55128

Posted 3 months ago

Director of Engineering

About Us:

Global Traffic Technologies (GTT) is dedicated to providing our customers with the latest technology advancements on a mission to make roadways safer and more efficient.

GTTs Opticom brand has been providing best-in-class priority control solutions for over 45 years. A testament to Opticoms quality and durability is the continuing growth in the customer base, now comprising more than 70,000 intersections and 70,000 vehicles with over 3,100 customers worldwide. This includes 41 of the top 50 largest cities in the U.S.

Our success is based on working with communities to provide the best emergency vehicle preemption, transit signal priority and traffic management systems.

Company details

Website: at

Headquarters: St. Paul, MN

Company type: Public Company

Company size: 51-200 employees

Specialties: Traffic, Transit, and Emergency Vehicle Pre-emption



Purpose of Position

Are you an

experienced, passionate pioneer in technology a solutions builder, a roll-up-your-sleeves

technologist who wants a daily collaborative environment with a motivated team

and the constant opportunity to share and implement new ideas with your

colleagues? If so, consider an exciting Director of Engineering opportunity at



the Director of Engineering, you are responsible for bringing all

inter-dependent development teams together; hardware, firmware and software. In

a nutshell, your mission is to ensure that all our systems perform at large

scale and projects are delivered to GTT quality standards on time and on budget.

Additionally, you will be responsible for staff development and ensuring the teams

growth is aligned with the organizations strategic goals.


position reports to the VP Product Development and involves working with the

Agile Project Manager, QA Manager and Systems Architect.


Key Responsibilities

  • Drivethe overall execution of strategy with hands-on leadership in drivingdesign sessions, architectural choices and implementation.

  • Tomanage, motivate and develop a diverse team of hardware, software andfirmware engineers.

  • Demonstrateyour technical abilities and contribute to our overall architecture.Within the businesss eco-system of inter-dependent technology there willbe places that dont have an architecture; take it, own it, drive it.

  • Managecross-functional relationships with a range of business units, engineers,and technical partners.

  • Serve astechnical evangelist to communicate across technical and non-technical personnelat all levels.

  • Mentorand work with various technical implementation teams: hardware, firmware,software, QA, Technical Support.

  • Hands ondevelopment of proof of concepts and evaluation of new technologies.

  • Ensure integrity of technical documentation.

  • Ensure design and architecture isextensible across multiple projects and participate in technical-designand code reviews.

  • Ensure data consistency on bothproduction and analytical databases. Implement database design of both SQLand NoSQL databases.



Background and Skills

Experience in direct management of engineering new product

development teams, ideally consisting of aligning software, firmware and

hardware efforts.

Knowledge and experience with Amazon Web Services/Microsoft Azure,

and best practices for deploying and operating hosted as well as on-premise applications.

Experience at the device level with Windows 10 embedded systems,

RTOS, Linux etc

Knowledge and experience with IoT devices, IoT device management

and IoT monitoring systems.

Ability to articulate architectural decisions and roadmaps at an

implementation level.

Excellent technical understanding and experience with technologies

commonly used in cloud based systems (REST APIs, Pub/Sub systems such as Kafka,

Docker, Python, noSQL, Columnar databases etc.)

Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software

architecture, data structures and algorithms.

Comfortable working in an Agile environment


Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in Computer Science.
6 years of experience managing hardware, firmware, software

delivery in an engaging environment.

Excellent understanding of modern cloud platforms like Amazon AWS,

Microsoft Azure.

Experience designing and building Microservices,

high availability, scalable web services.

Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software

architecture, data structures and algorithms.

Knowledge of Containers, Docker, Kubernetes and other emerging


Excellent communication skills written, verbal and presentation

Proven ability to work collaboratively and be a self-starter in a

rapidly changing environment.

Fortive Corporation


Born of Danaher, but with a future uniquely its own, Fortive will comprise operating companies focused on creating essential, technology-based solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges.

Fortive has an outstanding heritage in Danaher, which provides a tremendous opportunity from which to launch our new company in 2016. We will be a $6 billion, Fortune 500 company with a strong foundation of success built over 30 years and an amazing team leading the path forward. Fortive operating companies thrive in a world that demands speed, rigor and agility, and together, we can immediately forge ahead with confidence and action, as we create and implement solutions that address our customers most critical challenges.

Like Danaher today, Fortive is passionate about continuous improvement and growth for our associates. The Fortive Business System will be core to our operating model, the cornerstone of our culture, and our competitive advantage.

Company details

Website: at

Year founded: 2016

Company type: Public Company Company size: 10,001 employees Specialties: Professional Instrumentation and Industrial Technologies



Primary Location: North America-United States-MN-Oakdale


Global Traffic Technologies

Schedule: Full-time

EEO Statement: "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a ""Fortive Company."" Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call or e-mail to request accommodation."

Req ID: GLO000070

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Director Of Engineering

Expired Job

Fortive Corporation