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Director, Software Development & Architecture

American Homes 4 Rent Las Vegas Full-Time
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American Homes 4 Rent

As one of the country's fastest-growing property management companies of single-family rental homes, American Homes 4 Rent has an exhilarating and fluid start-up culture and permanency of a well-founded corporation, rich with diversity. As pioneers in the industry, solidified by our place on Wall Street, American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE: AMH) is currently looking for qualified candidates. With a culture of unprecedented growth, quality and innovative collaboration, we are seeking personalities to complement our attributes.

The Director, Software Development & Architecture will be responsible for all aspects of American Homes 4 Rent's Software Development, Software Architecture, Development Standards and Governance.

Responsibilities

  • Software:
    • Provides oversight and ensure adherence to corporate software development standards
    • Manages software / application upgrades ensuring stability and maximizing up-time
    • Deliver integration initiatives with supporting systems to ensure a seamless end user experience
    • Negotiates 3rd party vendor agreements and manage SLA's
    • Lead a team of Highly Motivated Technical Specialists ensuring proper resource allocation based on Corporate priorities
    • Possess a strong understanding of Agile Development structures and methodologies
    • Ensures Effort Assessments are accurate to ensure development efforts are delivered on time
    • Proactively budgets to ensure appropriate funding for systems support and project-based work supporting the business needs
    • Provides proactive monitoring of applications ensuring excellent up time and performance
    • Be a subject matter expert with respect to various development languages and application hosting technologies
    • Be a strong cross-department collaborator ensuring that project deliverables and timelines are clearly understood
  • Software / Database Architecture:
    • Provides guidance on best practices with respect to architecture ensuring maximum performance, security and scalability
    • Owns the software architecture vision across the Software Development and Database teams
    • Conducts regular code / architecture reviews to ensure strict compliance to corporate standards
    • Manages software testing to ensure full advantage is taken of automation
    • Manages Test and Sandbox environments to maximize efficiency
    • Leverages Cloud technologies to ensure optimal pre-launch testing is completed to ensure systems can manage load
  • Support:
    • Managing 2nd and 3rd level support across the software development team
    • Manages the training and provide deployment assistance to the broader team as part of the upgrade / deployment process
    • Evangelizes the functionality and benefits of the applications under the team's control
    • Understands the importance of delivering an excellent and proactive End User support experience
    • Ensures that production issues / bugs are dealt with at the highest priority
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer related course of study or equivalent experience required.
  • Technical Certifications related to Software Development, Database Systems, and software architecture would be an asset
  • Minimum 10 years of I.T. related Experience in a Corporate Setting supporting Multi Channel businesses
  • Minimum 5 years of IT Management Experience.
  • Proven track record in working with both internal and external teams and meeting tight timelines
  • Specific Experience with the following Software Languages or Platforms:
    • MS CRM / Dynamics CRM
    • HCM Systems
    • Oracle / MS SQL Databases
    • Website / .Net development
    • Hybrid and Native Mobile development
    • Secure Online Financial Processing
    • API integration and security
    • Azure, AWS and cloud-based environments
  • Experience in writing Architecture, Roadmap and Vision documents
  • Experience with Monitoring / Support / Diagnostic tools

Work where you feel right at home

If you are a versatile professional who values culture, a concerted environment and the potential for exponential growth, we want to work with you! Apply now and someone from our Talent Acquisition team will reach out to you soon!

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As one of the country’s fastest-growing property management companies of single-family rental homes, American Homes 4 Rent has an exhilarating and fluid start-up culture and permanency of a well-founded corporation, rich with diversity. As pioneers in the industry, solidified by our place on Wall Street, American Homes 4 Rent (AMH:NYSE) thrives because of the talented individuals on our dedicated teams within 22 different states. Get in on the ground floor of our rapidly expanding company, and offer the best residential experience in the industry!

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