Vice President, Software Development

  • Posted 41 days ago | Updated 1 hour ago

Overview

Remote
On Site
Hybrid
USD 163,000.00 - 242,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Organizational skills
Analytical skill
Decision-making
IMPACT
Mentorship
Collaboration
Business development
Sales
Roadmaps
Taxes
Design
Product strategy
Continuous integration
Continuous Integration and Development
IT strategy
Organized
User stories
Specification
Business rules
Mathematics
Application development
Team leadership
SaaS
Operations
Web applications
TypeScript
JavaScript
Cascading style sheets
HTML
.NET
C#
Microsoft SQL Server
Web development
Design patterns
Computer science
Software development
Attention to detail
Problem solving
Communication
Leadership
Agile
Test-driven development
Continuous delivery
Software development methodology
Strategy
Planning
Facilitation
Creativity
Business requirements
Wireframe
Mockups
Scrum
PMBOK
Supervision
Management
Training
Recruiting
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Job Details

As a member of the Tax.com Software Division, this position will be a critical contributor to an ambitious strategic initiative with the goal of re-envisioning a broad suite of enterprise-level applications. Aiming to create simple and compelling user experiences, the Vice President, Software Development ("Vice President") will be required to draw on a depth of design and engineering experience building complex web applications and systems as well as planning, organizing and executing technology functions, including leading, directing and managing software teams. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, as well as leadership, organizational skills, analytical, and decision-making. The Tax.com Software Division promotes an open-minded atmosphere of learning and growth and expects the same from candidates. We want to foster a positive and enthusiastic can-do attitude with our work. Candidates should have a sense of where things are going and have experience using best of breed tools, technologies, and practices. This role is a formative one for the future of application development within Ryan, LLC and will be best filled by candidates hungry to have a huge impact.

Why Ryan?
  • Hybrid and remote work options
  • Award-winning culture
  • Generous personal time off (PTO) benefits
  • 14 weeks of 100% paid leave for new parents (adoption included)
  • Monthly gym membership reimbursement OR gym equipment reimbursement
  • Benefits eligibility effective day one
  • 401K with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service
  • Fertility assistance program
  • Four-week company-paid sabbatical eligibility after five years of service


Duties and responsibilities, as they align to Ryan's Key Results

People:
  • Create a positive team member experience.
  • Mentor team members on development systems, products and processes.
  • Collaborate with business development team on proposals, questionnaires, and related sales activities.
  • Closely work with the business team to develop and maintain technology roadmap.

Client:
  • Responds to client inquiries and requests from tax authorities.

Value:
  • Deliver a next generation tax software product.
  • Continually develop and refine a user-centric and modern design philosophy collaboratively with the business team and other key product stakeholders.
  • Drive development priorities based on product strategy to maximize delivered business value while minimizing time to market.
  • Continually improve the development systems such as automated build and continuous integration for improving efficiency.
  • Represent, drive, oversee, and implement technical strategy for software products.
  • Maintain organized product backlog incorporating user stories.
  • Draft functional specifications for the product which describe features at a level that is ready to be coded against (complete business rules, wireframes, etc.).


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent related work experience. Eight or more years of practical applications development experience in a developer, manager, or team lead capacity.

Computer Skills:
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have:
  • Experience managing SaaS operations.
  • Eight or more years of software development experience building web applications.
  • Experience with a wide variety of technologies including Typescript, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, .NET, C#, and SQL Server.
  • Experience in both server and client-side web application development.
  • Experience leveraging frameworks, design patterns, and computer science principles in software development.


Other Related Skills:
  • A love for technology and a passion for learning new things
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience leading agile teams
  • Experience with TDD and Continuous Delivery
  • Experience in the overall SDLC process from strategy and planning through to delivery
  • Experience driving and facilitating the creative process of moving from business requirements to application wireframes or mockups and seeing those through to implementation.


Certificates and Licenses:

Valid driver's license required; Scrum Master or PMI-ACP certification is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Requires supervisory responsibilities, including managing projects, training employees, assigning work, and making sound business decisions while representing the Firm.

Work Environment:
  • Standard indoor office environment.
  • Long periods of sitting while working at computer.
  • Occasional long periods of standing.
  • Position requires regular interaction with employees and vendors both in person and via e-mail and telephone.
  • Independent travel requirement: 10 to 20%.


Compensation:
  • The base salary hiring range for this position is $163,000-$242,000.
  • The Company makes offers based on many factors, including qualifications and experience.


Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

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