Senior Director, Product and Engineering

Date: Oct 20, 2021

Location: BU, HU

Company: ArisGlobal

ArisGlobal is transforming the way today’s most successful life sciences companies develop breakthroughs and bring new products to market. Our end-to-end drug development technology platform, LifeSphere®, uses artificial intelligence and cognitive computing to automate all core functions of the product lifecycle. Headquartered in Miami with global offices across Europe, China, Japan and India, ArisGlobal is a fast-growing company focused on delivering innovation to the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries.


"If you are looking for a career where your involvement can make a difference?" We are growing fast and always looking for people with the best blend of experience, knowledge, talent and ambition. If you are committed to making a difference and have the skills and experience to make things happen then JOIN US.

Position Title:

Director Engineering & Product Development, US & Budapest


ArisGlobal is seeking a Director, Engineering & Product Development to lead product development for a US-based product development team focusing on platform services and advanced R&D. The full product suite is a set of SaaS solutions serving multiple domains in the Life Science market.  Working closely with Architecture and Product Management, this person will direct all activities on this newly formed team to focus on advanced R&D activities as well as complex technical solutions within existing product applications. This person will also be a key contributor to all things Agile across the organization.

The candidate has a Product development mindset but an entrepreneur’s heart as this is an extremely agile and fast-paced team that is innovating on top of already market-leading applications.  The candidate has extensive experience in agile development methodology, DevOps, micro-services based architectures and cloud development.   Customer-centricity and a focus on quality and scalability are key elements for success in this role. 



  • Design and Develop software for a multi-tier cloud-based product
  • Drive innovation throughout the organization and focus on next generation capabilities while evolving existing product appliations
  • Drive the platform unification of key services to be used by multiple products
  • Mentor and provide guidance on technical and architectural direction, methodology, design, and coding standards
  • Partner with product managers, architecture, engineering staff and data scientists to understand customer requirements and to design prototypes and bring ideas to production
  • Collaborate on a technology roadmap that supports business growth while minimizing tech debt
  • Lead API design using multi-tenant RESTful services for low-latency inferences that scale
  • Design elastically scalable fault-tolerant distributed systems
  • Evaluate new technologies and products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within the company's products.
  • Build software following an Agile SDLC with modern technologies including CI/CD processes, Cloud platforms, SQL/NoSQL databases, UI frameworks, and elastic search
  • Ensure information security is embedded in the SDLC from start to finish
  • Maintain architecture design documentation including C4 model



  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or computer science; advanced degree desirable
  • 10+ years of experience in software systems architecture/design of multi-tenant SaaS products
  • Expertise in managing teams leading micro-services and API-driven SaaS products
  • Expertise in Cloud Computing/AWS platform, technologies, and architectural best practices
  • Experience building proofs of concepts and prototypes to demonstrate feasibility of architectural designs and vision
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams (Engineering, Product Mgmt, DevOps, IT…) to design solutions that meet requirements including functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, and maintainability
  • Experience with Java, Spring, OAuth, Relational and NoSQL databases
  • CI/CD experience and knowledge
  • Modern UI Frameworks are a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Life Science domain experience a plus


"ArisGlobal proudly offers an Impressive Package of Compensation and Benefits. In addition to competitive salary compensation and paid time off, eligible employees receive health care benefits and can participate in healthcare and dependent-care spending accounts that reduce out-of-pockets costs by reducing taxable income. Income protection and wealth accumulation benefits help our employees reach their long-term financial goals."