Director, Engineering

Date: Dec 1, 2023

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US

Company: Bentley Systems


Location: In or near Salt Lake City or Bay Area. Hybrid work model.


Position Summary:


We are looking for a Director, Engineering to lead our Engineering department and help us build great products. You will manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal systems operate securely and effectively. To be successful in this role, you should be confident in managing our teams while setting goals, budgets, and timelines for various projects. You will be in charge of integrating with external partners and oversee all software development plans from ideation to execution. Ultimately, you will lead our team in using innovative technologies that maximize our productivity and help our company grow.



Your Day-to-Day:


  • Lead the software team. Hire, mentor, and strengthen your team. Embrace diversity and foster an inclusive team culture with a growth demeanor.
  • Set the technical vision, layout, and execute on a strategic roadmap to drive AI innovation.
  • Build AI/ML foundation for the company and deliver data products. Transform large ambiguous business requirements into manageable software specifications, define breakthroughs and success criteria, and deliver them in a timely manner.
  • Build company’s ML Operations pipeline to optimally manage and accelerate AI workloads.
  • Collaborate with product, operations, and business teams to define goals and roadmaps.
  • Exercise technical judgment, anticipate bottlenecks, bring up issues effectively, make trade-offs, and balance business needs versus technical constraints.
  • This role does not require travel.
  • Requires sitting or standing at will while performing work on a computer (or any other physical requirements).



What you bring to the team:


  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Systems, other equivalent disciplines, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing AI/ML and software development teams as a technical manager.
  • Minimum 10 overall years as a hands-on practitioner developing software solutions of which 5+ years of experience is in AI/ML production solutions.
  • Deep knowledge and experience in machine learning. Can set teams up to focus and deliver speed and quality. Ability to design good metrics and hypotheses.
  • Knowledge or experience with computer vision or related technologies
  • Strong technical management and team-building skills. Ability to coach and grow talent, cultivate healthy engineering culture, and attract/retain talent.
  • Build a diverse, broad, and high-performing team.
  • Inspire collaboration among teams composed of both technical and non-technical members. Effective communication skills, solid negotiation skills, and strong leadership.
  • Evaluate and design effective processes and systems to facilitate communication, improve execution, and ensure accountability.



What We Offer:


  • A great Team and culture – please see our Recruitment Video.
  • An exciting career as an integral part of a world-leading software company providing solutions for architecture, engineering, and construction.
  • Competitive Salary and benefits.
  • The opportunity to work within a global and diversely international team.
  • A supportive and collaborative environment.
  • Colleague Recognition Awards.



About Bentley Systems:


Bentley Systems (Nasdaq: BSY) is the infrastructure engineering software company. We provide innovative software to advance the world’s infrastructure – sustaining both the global economy and environment. Our industry-leading software solutions are used by professionals, and organizations of every size, for the design, construction, and operations of roads and bridges, rail and transit, water and wastewater, public works and utilities, buildings and campuses, mining, and industrial facilities. Our offerings, powered by the iTwin Platform for infrastructure digital twins, include MicroStation and Bentley Open applications for modeling and simulation, Seequent’s software for geoprofessionals, and Bentley Infrastructure Cloud encompassing ProjectWise for project delivery, SYNCHRO for construction management, and AssetWise for asset operations. Bentley Systems’ 5,000 colleagues generate annual revenues of more than $1 billion in 194 countries.


Equal Opportunity Employer:


Bentley is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age, or any other protected characteristic.  This commitment extends to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, compensation, and training. EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement documents provide additional information about your rights as an applicant under the law.


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