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Director, Software Engineering

JLL Technologies

JLL Technologies

Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you’ve got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you’re looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

This Role is Hybrid

Job Title: Engineering Leader - LaSalle Investment Management

Company: JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)

Location: Chicago

We are looking for a dynamic and visionary Engineering Leader to join our team at LaSalle Investment Management. In this role, you will lead a global team of engineers and work closely with product and business teams to leverage technology and drive amazing outcomes for our business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a diverse global team of engineers, focusing on hiring and nurturing top engineering talent from around the world.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders, including business leaders, product owners, and enterprise technology teams, championing collaboration and delivering as One Team.
  • Collaborate with product and business leaders to identify areas where technology can make a significant impact and lead the execution of innovative solutions.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, driving innovation and staying ahead of emerging technologies and best practices.
  • Oversee the design, development, and implementation of scalable and reliable solutions to drive efficiency and business growth.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to seamlessly integrate technology solutions into existing systems and processes.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in technology leadership roles, with a strong focus on engineering and transformation initiatives.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing global engineering teams.
  • Experience in the financial services industry is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud-based technologies, data-driven architecture, and modern development frameworks.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a strategic mindset.

At LaSalle Investment Management, we value diversity and inclusion in our workforce. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage qualified individuals to apply. Join us in shaping the future of our global engineering team and making a difference in the real estate and investment management industry.


On-site –Baltimore, MD, Chicago, IL

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet all the requirements. We’re interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:

  • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care

  • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary

  • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays

  • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

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This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you’ll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

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Pursuant to Columbia, SC ordinance, this position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities. Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

Accepting applications on an ongoing basis until candidate identified.