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Director of Software Development

Company: Patriot Talent Solutions
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Knoxville, TN - Director, Software Development - Full-Time We are actively recruiting Director, Software Development for our client in Knoxville, TN. This is a direct hire position in Knoxville, TN. The Director, Software Development is the leader who leads a team of software developers and engineers to deliver applications and integrations in an Agile fashion. Our client is new to Scrum and are building out our Scrum practice to drive constant and consistent improvements to our IT practices.Due to client's request, qualified candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship. Responsibilities:

  • This role reports to the Vice President of Technology and is a leader within the IT organization
  • Management of multiple software engineering teams
  • Leading engineering design and development teams across multiple cross-functional domains
  • Leadership of product user interaction and experience design and implementation
  • Product development scope for the role includes core system application design, companion applications, end-to-end QA responsibility and user trial program management
  • The role requires delivery of a complex product at a very high-quality bar in a fast-paced environment.
  • This role requires working closely with the business leaders and product owners to define strategy and requirements, and leading development teams from concept through delivery and subsequent operation.
  • This position involves regular communication with senior management on technical development, product strategy, status, and risks.
  • Excellent listening, writing skills and very strong technical competency are essential.
  • Experience:
    • Business experience, ideally in business management, legal, financial or information or IT management - recently at or near the executive level. Broad business experience internally and within the vertical industry is desired.
    • Progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise-wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts.
    • Experience in integrating complex, cross-corporate processes, and information strategies, and/or designing strategic metrics and scorecards.
    • Strategy and management consulting experience desirable.
    • Building and managing development teams that design and deliver large distributed systems - preferably in agile development, object-oriented systems realm with high availability.
    • Solid system design and architecture experience.
    • People management experience building strong teams and managing managers. A passion for people management and mentorship.
      • Deep knowledge of programming (including Objective C, C++, Java, messaging protocols, and web services) and build processes.
      • Experience in Internet and mobile platforms - web based technology and mobile development (iOS/Android)
      • Exceptional project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules.
      • Demonstrated experience in building, delivering and operating products and services in a consumer-centric space.
      • Strong verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills
      • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
        • Bachelor's or Master's degree preferably in Computer Science (or related discipline)
        • 7+ years of experience as a software developer in OOD and object-oriented languages "Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled"

Keywords: Patriot Talent Solutions, Knoxville , Director of Software Development, IT / Software / Systems , Knoxville, Tennessee

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