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  • Location: Wadsworth Rd
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18838
  • Salary: $175,000 USD

Position Summary: Our client is seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of Software Development to lead our development team. This role requires a strong leader with a deep technical background and proven experience in managing both in-person and remote teams; this person also needs to have recent experience in eCommerce environments. The Director of Software Development will oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of our current custom systems and guide the transition to a new technology stack.  This is a key role in our development of a Center of Excellence(COE) across all of our clients cw for software development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership and Management:
    • Lead and manage a team of software developers, including in-person, hybrid, and remote team members
    • Foster a collaborative and high-performing team environment
    • Mentor and develop team members, providing guidance and support for their professional growth
  • Technical Oversight:
    • Oversee the maintenance and enhancement of current custom systems written in Perl
    • Ensure the systems effectively support our ecommerce web stores and warehouse fulfillment operations
    • Collaborate with other departments to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation:
    • Execute a strategic roadmap for transitioning to a new technology stack, including Oracle NetSuite and Adobe Commerce as we transform our business systems
    • Ensure seamless integration and alignment of new systems with existing business processes
    • Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful implementation
  • Process Improvement:
    • Continuously evaluate and improve development processes and methodologies
    • Implement best practices for software development, testing, and deployment
    • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements
    • Track progress of development team by creating a metrics driven monitoring solution to implement continuous improvement
  • Stakeholder Communication:
    • Collaborate with executive leadership to align technology initiatives with business goals
    • Work hand in hand with the Project Manager to communicate project status, risks, and opportunities to stakeholders
    • Engage with third-party vendors and partners to ensure successful project delivery
       

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working in eCommerce environments
  • Proven experience in a senior software development role, with a track record of managing and leading development teams
  • Strong technical background with experience in ecommerce systems
  • Experience with Oracle NetSuite and Adobe Commerce or related ERP and eCommerce technologies is highly desirable
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and strategic thinking
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment
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