Head of Software Development


Salary:

DOE

Location:

Edmonton, AB

Date Posted:

January 11, 2019

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Reference:

05110-0010588040

Staffing Area:

Technology & IT


Description
Robert Half Technology is looking for an experienced candidate to join their team as the Head of Software Development. As the successful Candidate, you will lead through example while providing high-level guidance, support, motivation and morale to promote an innovative and challenging work environment while building high performing, cohesive, and sustainable teams.
If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please submit your resume online to [email protected]

RESPONSIBILITIES
? Manage and the local team of software engineers, providing guidance and direction to achieve the technical vision and strategy.
? Partner with cross-departmental stakeholders to identify product goals and milestones and develop the technical roadmap and strategies for success.
? Balance delivery of urgent customer-facing features with engineering excellence, as well as managing long-term technical debt/investments.
? Responsible for on-time release delivery, capacity, and forecasting
? Own the tactical plan for technical debt retirement and incorporation of new technologies
? Drive technical architecture decisions and lead efforts to ensure the successful execution of strategies while ensuring architecture integrity and standards.
? Partner with Product Management, Design, and Operations teams to successfully deliver products and features.
? Develop and maintain technology processes and procedures that uphold the engineering culture and product strategy.
? Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that impact the team?s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals.
Requirements
? Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or another technical field of study; Master?s degree preferred.
? 10+ years of relevant experience in software engineering.
? 5+ years as an engineering manager or leader
? Proven ability to lead an organization through significant change
? Highly strategic and effective in coaching and developing teams
? Experience delivering new products as well as refactoring and upgrading legacy products in place
? Expert in fundamentals of engineering and related tech stack; creating systematic, repeatable and sustainable tech; ensuring code and test quality and continuous integration; agile methodologies
? Strong design, and implementation skills with a strong understanding of one or more industry standard programming languages.
? Strong project management skills with an understanding of all phases of project management, risk mitigation, and milestones.
? Strong technology leader focused on delivering products with excellent usability and customer satisfaction, and reliable and secure performance.
? Strong track record of highly influential technical and leadership achievements.
? Demonstrates a highly analytical approach which thrives in a data-driven environment.
? Proven ability to work and problem solve independently/collaboratively, to organize workloads and priorities, high-quality execution, technical innovation/adaption, and initiatives.
Technology doesn't change the world. People do.

As a technology staffing firm, we can't think of a more fitting mantra. We're extreme believers in technology and the incredible things it can do. But we know that behind every smart piece of software, every powerful processor, and every brilliant line of code is an even more brilliant person.

Leader among IT staffing agencies

The intersection of technology and people — it's where we live. Backed by more than 65 years of experience, Robert Half Technology is a leader among IT staffing agencies. Whether you're looking to hire experienced technology talent or find the best technology jobs, we are your IT expert to call.

We understand not only the art of matching people, but also the science of technology. We use a proprietary matching tool that helps our staffing professionals connect just the right person to just the right job. And our network of industry connections and strategic partners remains unmatched.

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Edmonton, AB

10180 - 101 Street
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Edmonton AB T5J 3S4
780.426.6642
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