Head Of Software Development - Svp

Head Of Software Development - Svp
Company:

Job Crystal


Place:

Western Cape


Area:

Programmer

Head Of Software Development - Svp

Details of the offer

By clicking above you agree to the PNet Terms of Use .Read our full Data Protection Policy here .You may unsubscribe at any time from PNet emails and services. A technology company that specializes in helping brands delight their customers with innovative, customer-centric solutions, is looking for a Head of Software Development

-SVP to join their team. The SVP of Software Development will be a key part of the Product & Development leadership team and will need a combination of business focus and demonstrated technical leadership acumen. This position will be responsible for directing the work of Software Development, Quality Assurance, Data efforts and several other ongoing product or architectural projects. Duties & Responsibilities

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES, NOT LIMITED TO: Build and lead a high performing distributed organization that delivers top quality technology at a high velocity, this includes all Platforms, Applications, Quality Assurance/Control, Release Management, Data & Business Intelligence for the company. Utilize your experience as technology leader to help define strategy and direction for the software platforms and teams in alignment with the company’s overall direction. Leverage your technical depth as a former developer and architect to set a personal standard for excellence across the organization. Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made on the product line, always demonstrating consideration for the company’s reputation. You can constantly assess the risk and are not afraid to propose high risk efforts if the plans and mitigations can be articulated and put in place Establish the vision and technology roadmap for the delivery of our products, and partner with the Product Management leaders to develop long-term goals and short-term objectives for the different product lines and platforms that support the company’s direction and strategy. Report on the status of goals, budget, and metrics on a regular basis, and identify issues or risks to reaching the goals and objectives. Provide oversight and guidance to ensure that objectives are met, exception situations are addressed promptly, and issues are reported and escalated to the appropriate level. Provide platform expertise and technical leadership for all the organisations’ programs, including design decisions related to development and maintenance of each of the company’s platforms to ensure future-focused architecture and frameworks. Lead and consult with the group leadership, product, and product operations teams to promptly address all production, software issues, concerns, problems, and questions. Work closely with our Networks & Infrastructure team managing resources and alignment of the functions Be the driving force in a continuous improvement process where you and your groups are expected to deliver exceptional results. Ensure that the company has a strong long-term architectural view and the ability to achieve and manage against the plan. Manage and protect the IP surrounding its development and product efforts in collaboration with other stakeholders. Develop and maintain the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and ensure compliance with SDLC guidelines and deliverables. Make quick and precise decisions based on concrete data and in-depth technical understanding of the tasks conducted by your teams. Demonstrate and promote the Software Development teams’ capabilities to peers and executives to position the function for additional responsibilities and product lines. Coordinate project initiation, prioritization, and monitoring, and ensure appropriate development resource levels and skills are allocated to successfully complete projects. Hire a great team and then continuously coach and mentor them to ensure the responsibilities of each platform are being delivered effectively, accurately, and efficiently. Develop and foster an environment that promotes innovation and knowledge within product lines. Attract and retain an effective, cohesive, highly motivated, well-trained, and diverse workforce. Set quarterly goals and pro-actively analyse metrics to drive process improvements within the development team. Have detailed knowledge of the work done by your team and proactively work to improve consistency and integration between your software and other teams. Influence your team’s technical strategy by making insightful contributions to the team priorities and approach so that it is agile and in line with the company’s strategy that can adapt to change. Create a budget for software development and manage actual spend vs budget on an ongoing basis. Desired Experience & Qualification

REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MSc/MA Degree preferred. 12+ years of related work experience required. 7+ years of management experience. Experience in hands on development, preferably in C++, Python and Java. First-hand knowledge of software development and QA processes and SDLC methodologies/frameworks such as Agile/Scrum. Expert knowledge in application development, Public & Private cloud infrastructure, Architecture, asynchronous and synchronous messaging, and high availability networks. Competitive, self-driven, goal-oriented, and confident individual. Creative and able to think outside the box. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong work ethic and team player mentality. Any hands-on experience with building solutions. Enter your email and be the first to receive all the jobs that match your search criteria

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