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Director, Software Engineering



Software Engineering
Lexington, KY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Xometry (NASDAQ: XMTR) powers the industries of today and tomorrow by connecting the people with big ideas to the manufacturers who can bring them to life. Xometry’s digital marketplace gives manufacturers the critical resources they need to grow their business while also making it easy for buyers at Fortune 1000 companies to tap into global manufacturing capacity.

The Director of Software Engineering, will lead the teams that build the core customer quoting experience on the xometry.com website. They will drive our technology solutions to ensure that we continue to build reliable, high-performance, and secure solutions while solving complex business problems.


  • Team Leadership and Talent Development: Direct and nurture the growth of the software engineering team. This includes recruiting, training, and developing high-caliber talent within North and South America.
  • Hands-On Technical Leadership: Adopt a 'lead by example' approach by actively coding and troubleshooting, alongside managing team dynamics and project timelines.
  • Operational Excellence: Guarantee the delivery of superior software that not only meets but exceeds customer expectations, while aligning with the strategic business timelines.
  • Collaborative Strategy: Forge strong partnerships with product managers, designers, and company leadership to promote a culture of open communication and integrated team dynamics.
  • Guide Innovation: Champion the adoption of cutting-edge technologies, methodologies, and practices to enhance problem-solving efficiency and effectiveness across the organization.


  • At least 8 years of experience in software development
  • At least 4 years of experience and a proven track record leading software development teams in a fast-paced, product-driven environment.
  • Experience with a marketplace product is highly desired.
  • Strong technical expertise. You will need to either have or quickly build technical expertise in the following:
    • Python
    • Frontend web technologies including HTML/DOM/CSS, React, and Typescript.
    • Cloud hosting services, especially AWS
    • Containerization technologies (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, from executives to product managers and a wide variety of stakeholders and contributors
  • Excellent leadership, execution, and communication skills
  • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder


Here at Xometry we believe in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. We are committed to welcoming, respecting, and valuing people for who they are as individuals, learning from their differences, embracing their uniqueness, and providing a positive workplace for all.

Xometry is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Xometry participates in E-Verify and after a job offer is accepted, will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.