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Development Director

Job Description

Development Director

The Development Director role is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Raleigh, NC. Target salary range is $100,000 - $120,000. This is a great role for an ambitious manager who is likely stuck behind a key leader and not able to move to the next level. No sponsorship available.

Responsibilities of the Development Director:
Business Strategy
  • Lead the technical vision for the platform by aligning Technology Development to meet Business Strategy/ Product Strategy /Business Goals

Technology Management
  • Evolve current high quality development practice to address our new markets and opportunities.
  • Perform code reviews, engage the team in technical discussions, coach the team on agile development best practices.

Technical Leadership
  • Hire, mentor, motivate and retain the best-in-business engineers and managers.

Project Management
  • Ownership for timely delivery of platform features, lead continuous engagement with the product, marketing, and business teams

Personal Impact
  • Understand the unique challenges and tremendous opportunities associated with a rapidly growing fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, with the ability to deal with ambiguity but equally the freedom to explore and innovate.
  • Develop strong partnership with Sales as sales is the key driver in this company.
  • Create dev capability to quickly and adeptly solve tech challenges, prospect/client requests brought forward within the sales pipeline and client requirements. Though we are a platform company and seek to minimize custom client feature reqs and services, we are aggressively penetrating in new markets and need to pivot and creatively address new client challenges as they are discovered during the sales process.
  • Manage continuously evolving sets of priorities when everything is important.

Job Requirements

Experience of the Development Director:
  • Proven execution of enterprise B2B level of SaaS delivery in an agile SDLC
  • PHP would be nice to have
  • Experience with Web Services Architecture, specifically REST/SOAP, JSON and XML
  • iOS and Android experience is nice to have
  • Track record of growing tech leaders
  • Experience with Healthcare / HIPAA and/or Federal Government experience is a plus
  • We are not looking for someone who is mainly an administrator. We'd also like someone who recently was coding or still is, and can help with code design if needed and can mentor his/her team
  • Customer facing skills/experience - pre-sales assessment is key
  • A propensity, capability and desire to understand the business side of the company
  • Experience and contacts in working with 3rd party vendors and experience in integrating with them a plus
  • Experience with source code control tools, specifically Mercurial
  • Experience in automated testing and deployment tools
  • Maturity to work goals at hand, but also able to consider overall strategies of the firm and create opportunities previously unseen
  • Understand power of ownership culture

Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Scott Boren at sboren AT To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBSB-4531 in the subject heading of your email message.

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Job Snapshot

Contact Name Scott Boren
Contact Phone (919) 981-6200 X319
Post Date 8/25/2014
Location Raleigh, NC
Base Pay $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBSB-4531
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