Director, Software Development (On-site Stamford, CT or Greenwood Village, CO)

    • Spectrum
  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • Posted 31 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
USD 138,800.00 - 246,400.00 per year
Full Time


Business plans
Product development
Software development methodology
Software development
Strategic management
Software engineering
IT service management
Network operations
Project planning
Capital budgeting
Product planning
Customer experience
Line management
IT operations
Strategic planning
Quality control
Succession planning
Team leadership
Information Technology
Computer science
Distributed computing
Project management
Software deployment
Microsoft BIDS
Business analysis
Preventive maintenance

Job Details

The Director of Software Development is responsible for strategic direction and management of software development professionals. Implement and enhance consistent software engineering practices to ensure stable product delivery that aligns with company initiatives and expectations. Support operations including technical services, code upgrades, and network operations. Direct project planning, capital budgeting and assist with business plan development. Ensure a high degree of cross functional communication and participation in line with product planning, deployment and support.

  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Lead an innovative and collaborative work team in producing exceptional software.
  • Establish and measure performance targets for management of software development department.
  • Lead development of new software technology and initiatives which may include, but not limited to code architecture, development, and unit and near neighbor testing and related equipment requirements.
  • Develop an effective front line management team and assist them with developing their direct reports to drive a high performance culture and environment.
  • Evaluate and provide direction for new or existing technologies and current operational initiatives.
  • Evaluate, in conjunction with all levels of leadership, third party software solutions, code architecture, technical operations, strategic planning of releases, network operations, dispatch, and new product development and deployment.
  • Direct quality control programs for software development, software solutions and consistent operational procedures.
  • Review selections on bids for contracted projects, and provide recommendations as necessary.
  • Oversee capital budget process and executes approved budget plan.
  • Lead and participate in succession planning.
  • Assist in championing new technologies as we scale for the future.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and professional manner
  • Ability to take ownership and make technical decisions on software development projects
  • Ability to drive multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to organize and delegate work to various levels of management and software professionals
  • Advanced knowledge of current software development methodologies and practices
  • Experience leading teams in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • In-depth Knowledge of Java, JavaScript or Python and modern software approaches and architectures

Required Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience

Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Software Engineering experience - 8
Leadership experience - 5+

Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Advanced knowledge of company products and services
Comprehensive understanding of platform architecture and infrastructure
Comprehensive understanding of distributed computing and full-stack solutions
Project management experience

Office environment
Travel as required

ISW750 2024-34325 2024

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The pay for this position has a salary range of $138,800.00 to $246,400.00. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation such as bonuses.

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