Career Evolutions is searching for a VP Technology for a fast-growing software company in the Phoenix-metro. It’s a full time direct hire position paying up to $180,000 + Bonus.
If you’re looking to join a fast-growing software company where your work will have a direct impact on the organization and its employees, partners, and customers then this may be the right opportunity for you.
You will be responsible for the operation of the software development and project management functions. You will provide leadership and technical expertise to multiple development teams in the areas of systems analysis, software and database design, software development, and software release management. You ensure appropriate resources are applied to projects; adhere to time constraints and budget expectations and collaborate with leadership and stakeholders.
You will provide direction to the teams in the design, development, and implementation of new product lines, as well as improvements to existing software solutions. New products will be embedded into current .NET software solutions to provide a seamless interface to the end users and enhance the user experience. In addition, you will also work with other software partners that provide data to products in order to provide customers single source accessibility to information.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Facilitate efforts of leadership in long term strategic planning, budgeting, and resource allocation.
Oversee the productivity and quality of the Project Management and Software Development functions. Improve the overall quality of projects and processes, and implement project management and development best practices.
Ensure completed assignments meet client deadlines and corporate standards. Ensure contracted deliverables and service level agreements are met.
Encourage and administer appropriate professional development opportunities for staff. Coach and mentor staff. Perform individual assessments and conduct periodic performance reviews.
Direct the development, implementation and maintenance of project management and software development policies, standards, and procedures.
Implement formal project methodologies, portfolio dashboards and project health status toolsets.
Analyze business needs and collaborate with stakeholders, leadership and project staff to plan and address project expectations, issues and conflicts.
Negotiate and coordinate with clients regarding system evaluations, technical contracts and purchases, system integration and implementation.
Support efforts to address audit, compliance, and government reporting requirements.
Foster and champion innovative technology solutions to solve complex business problem.
Communicate on a consistent and regular basis with the executive team regarding software development status, production issues, and potential new products.
Qualifications & Requirements:
Bachelor Science in Information Technology, Computer Science, Master’s degree preferred
10+ years’ experience in a software development capacity of web-based solutions
5+ years managing software developers and / or system engineers
Experience with all phases of the product life cycle, including as a manager or director of projects and resources
Knowledge of, financial systems, educational systems, nutritional programs a plus
Interest in the challenge, excitement, and responsibility of a fast-paced, growth environment
Ability to multi-task and adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and tight timelines using analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication, professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Founded in 2008, Career Evolutions is a leading Executive Search Firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Career Evolutions provides products and services to identify top talent, develop employees, and maximize human capital to enhance the bottom line. For more info, please visit www.careerevolutions.net, check out our Current Opportunities, and contact us via phone 480.626.5253.