Director of Technology


Director of Technology

Company Description

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting, and customer obsession to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Job Description

Publicis Sapient seeks a Director of Technology to lead top-notch technologists to enable transformative business outcomes for our enterprise clients. You will translate client needs into innovative solutions that create an impact for some of the biggest brands in the world. Working with the latest technologies in the industry, you will be instrumental in helping our clients evolve for a more digital future.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to clients, leveraging cloud/big data for customer acquisition and engagement as part of large-scale digital transformation journeys
  • Develop and mentor the engineering and technical teams' quality of delivery and guide technical risks
  • Define the solution roadmap for clients’ IT stakeholder team and convert business capabilities into digital reality
  • Provide expertise as a technical resource to resolve complex business issues that translate into data integration and database systems designs
  • Shape opportunities and create implementation approaches throughout the lifecycle of client engagements
  • Set and adhere to development standards and participating in code reviews to ensure all deliverables are of high quality
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of multiple programming languages, associated frameworks, and the infrastructure ecosystem to create elegant solutions to problems
  • Adopt new languages and new paradigms applying them to the problem domain where they deliver significant benefit
  • Shape the broader application landscape. Model multiple domains, articulating contexts and boundaries and articulate the reason behind them
  • Serve as an internal thought leader, presenting and sharing knowledge with the wider engineering community


  • Exceptional cloud/big-data skills with distributed computing background and proven experience in delivering large scale cloud platforms
  • Thorough background in application development using service-oriented architecture and 12-factor methodology of creating cloud-native platforms in AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a technical track of 10+ software engineers
  • Expertise in systems integration, custom development, and package implementation
  • Demonstrated background as an engineering leader in delivering complex solution design, delivering large-scale programs, and obtaining approval from company architecture stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience with at least one of the supporting public cloud data platforms (Amazon Web Services, Azure, or Google Cloud)
  • Hands-on programming experience in Java or Python languages to help teams navigate delivery challenges as preferred and provide succinct approaches/root cause analysis to clients
  • Ability to distill complex problems into methodologies such as, Domain Driven Design, Microservices, Data pipelines, Messaging, Eventing, and Async Processing
  • Clear understanding of version control branching strategies and adapt them based on the project needs

Additional Information

  • Requirements:

Availability to travel with expenses covered by the company to the client's offices in Culiacán, Mexico, based on business needs.