Director Commercial Software – 8286

Raeder Landree, Inc.

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SUMMARY The Director of Commercial Software Development is responsible for leading and delivering technical efforts in support of the development of innovative technology-based solutions that delight our customers and enable commercial growth for the organization. This role will oversee development efforts and architectural design, be a product owner for development projects and hire and develop technical staff in support of commercial technology products and new service/product development efforts. In this role, you will regularly take abstract, early-stage product and service concepts and manage a team to design, test, and deploy scalable and commercially viable solutions leveraging Agile methods and modern development tools and frameworks. RESPONSIBILITIES Lead the architecture, technical design, build, test and release efforts for commercial technology solutions Provide technical oversight across commercial applications, prioritizing our product development strategy in accordance with product roadmaps, continuous innovation, and product delivery schedules Leadership for integration and data mobility to support commercial technology products Assist with leadership and facilitation of organizational alignment around emerging technologies and frameworks that can be applied to new service and product development programs Lead efforts to assess current state development processes, and tools and recommend automations, improvements, updates, and re-alignment to “best practice” development strategies Develop a culture and operating model to team up with client stakeholders, 3rd-Party partners, software vendors and academia to facilitate ideation and design sessions and to rapidly iterate solutions Must have the managerial courage to challenge the norm and define creative solutions that address problems and seize opportunities Think strategically about adopting new technologies that are beyond the horizon and deliver on sound architectural design Provide staff management, mentorship, and career development oversight QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent 10+ years of progressive experience in software development and delivery including 5+ years of leadership of agile teams in support of cloud-based solution development and deployment Strong knowledge of design principles and best practices with hands on experience in modern technology concepts and multiple architectures with the ability to advocate for pros/cons of each approach Previous experience and success within fast-paced, collaborative, multidisciplinary, start-up type environments where requirements are not fully defined upfront Proven ability to quickly pursue, learn, and apply emerging technologies Technical mastery and significant, diverse development and delivery experience with multiple programming languages, SOA technologies, and enterprise integration technologies (e.g. Java/JavaScript, .NET, MSSQL, PHP, Python, Go, REST/SOAP web services, microservices, cloud computing, container-based architecture, CI/CD) Can provide leadership for DevOps engineering practices Experience with Mobile architectures and development paradigms Strong interpersonal skills including excellent oral, written, and presentation skills that enable strong internal and external relationships and effective stakeholder engagement at all levels Preferred Qualifications: Advanced Degree and/or industry certifications Specific expertise with supply chain business concepts and or experience with implementation and integrating with supply chain technology solutions Experience with Digital Transformation enablement technologies including RPA, ML/AI, Edge, Blockchain/Smart Contracts, Mobility, Gamification, IoT, VR, AR, Chatbots


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