Engineering Director & Site Leader

Location: Mexico City, Mexico MX


Requisition Number: 212437

External Description:

Engineering Director & Site Leader

Location: Mexico City or Virtual

The Director of Engineering will build a team of talented engineers and lead them to fuel Teradata’s growth. As an engineering leader, you will grow our test automation efforts across multi-cloud. You will be passionate about quality and improving engineering productivity and drive the delivery of test automation and CI/CD tooling. You will collaborate across departments and teams to accomplish shared goals. This is a unique opportunity to also be the site leader and drive the creation of a hub for technical talent in Mexico City for Teradata. The successful candidate will work with various leaders in the Product Engineering organization to ensure their need for engineering talent is met and the team delivers outstanding value.

If this you, we want you:

  • You are a passionate leader who likes to grow people and has experience building teams
  • You have proven experience managing people and creating the environment to keep them engaged
  • You have strong engineering or computer science background
  • You have a bias for action and can execute quickly even as you work to continuously improve outcomes and processes
  • You are a self-starter and able to work well with others in a fast-paced agile environment with an emphasis on collaborating and assisting teams to meet business objectives
  • You have experience working with diverse teams in multiple geographies
  • You can demonstrate the ability to successfully work through complex resource problems, and manage/mitigate risks
  • You can describe complex problems and solutions in understandable terms and can frame communications to a diverse set of stakeholders
  • You exhibit acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of Quality Engineers and DevOps engineers based out of Mexico City
  • Develop, support, and evolve test automation and tooling in public cloud
  • Develop a high-performing team by pursuing performance excellence through shared goals, shared leadership across the organization, collaboration, open communication, clear role expectations and group operating rules with strong sense of accountability and trust
  • Recommend improvements into overall best practices, design, testability and quality and productivity
  • Work side by side with other engineering leaders to enable test environments, CI/CD pipelines and associated tooling
  • Leverage data to analyze, interpret and solve business problems
  • Communicate effectively across teams and at all levels of the organization, from engineers up through the Teradata Leadership Team
  • Define plans and quarterly OKRs to execute against key objectives and roadmap
  • Site leadership and oversight of over engineers working in various engineering departments
  • Collaborate with Facilities and IT partners to ensure that all engineering teams have the resources to work effectively from the office and from home
  • Organize team building and other learning events to engage and grow the team
  • Design and track collaboration, learning, inclusion & growth of the team
  • Enforce all workplace security policies and procedures (like COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Coordinate employee recruitment campaigns & strategy with local HR
  • Establish relationships with local universities to build and drive an effective intern program
  • Represent Teradata in the local technical communities in Mexico City
  • Maintain and adhere to departmental budget
  • Be a steward of Diversity, Inclusivity and Equity


  • Minimum of 12 years of related experience with university degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline; or 10 years and an advanced degree; or a PhD with 8 years’ experience
  • You have excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills (Bilingual in English and Spanish)
  • Experience leading teams in Quality and test engineering
  • Experience working with a variety of test frameworks
  • Working experience with the three major public cloud provider services (AWS, Azure & GCP)
  • Experience with and/or leading teams developing on Python, Java, Angular
  • Experience leading DevOps engineers and the development of automation tools in public cloud
  • Experience with a variety of hosting models, including on-premises, vendor cloud, public cloud, and SaaS
  • Keen sense of business priorities as decision drivers
  • Experience working in Agile/SAFe project management methodologies and environments
  • Success using agile principles to deliver great business outcomes through technology
  • Excellent knowledge of Collaboration tools; working knowledge of program/project management software is a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of or experience working with Teradata technology is a plus

Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


City: Mexico City

State: Mexico

Community / Marketing Title: Engineering Director & Site Leader

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata (NYSE: TDC) is the leading multi-cloud data platform company for enterprise analytics, transforming how businesses work and people live through the power of data.

At Teradata, we are leading the data era. As enterprises address today’s digital economy, they are faced with new competition and consumer expectations and are turning to data to power their future. Teradata has worked with the largest companies in the world for 40+ years, bringing our experience and expertise to support global enterprises with their most demanding, mission-critical, complex, and large-scale data needs.  Teradata is recognized as a leader in the cloud, data, and analytics spaces by top analyst firms, Gartner and Forrester, and Fortune Magazine as well. 

Our connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics, Teradata Vantage™, is an extremely scalable, secure, and resilient offering that simplifies ecosystems by connecting data and making it easier to uncover insights from across the organization…regardless of where that data resides. With Vantage, we enable companies to modernize their data management, from start to scale. Every day, millions of users benefit from our open data platform. Empowering customers and partners to develop and build how they like, we enable hundreds of business outcomes and solutions, including improving customer experience and profitability, driving operational efficiency, realizing financial transformation, or achieving operational efficiency.

 As the world of data grows, we are the leader in enabling the future of connected businesses, powered by data intelligence. We are committed to delivering on this vision by following sustainable business practices and with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that only by embracing diversity of identity, thought, background, expression, and perspective can we solve today’s challenges and reimagine tomorrow’s world.

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