Senior Director of Software Development

Game, Director, Software, Development, Architecture, Management, Engineering
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

By trade we are a technology company, but if you ask anyone that works here, they'll tell you we are a people company. AvidXchange is the industry leader in automating invoice and payment processes for mid-market businesses. Founded in the year 2000, AvidXchange processed 9.5 million payments last year across its network of more than 500,000 suppliers, transforming the way 5,500 customers in North America pay their bills. AvidXchange is distinguished as a global fintech unicorn and one of the fastest growing technology companies in the U.S. with 1,300 employees in seven office locations. Our employees live by our core values, including "Innovate to Change the Game," "Passion about Customer Success," "Win as a Team," "Play to our Strengths," and "Have a Blast." We are on a mission to create something different at AvidXchange. Come join the team!

As a Director of Software Development, you will provide leadership and guidance to software development leaders to help a fast-growing SaaS company to rapidly deliver quality products to market. The ideal candidate must have an extensive background in running enterprise agile teams, have deep knowledge in scaled agile practices, SaaS deployment and agile leadership principles.

Job Responsibilities:

• Create an environment that promotes learning; enabling resources to resolve and remove their own obstacles, while supporting individuals and teams to learn from failing fast.

• Employ a lean leadership style, one that focuses on developing skills and career path for team members.

• Attract, recruit, and retain capable individuals to build high-performing teams; establish mission and purpose for individuals and teams.

• Perform career coaching and personal development; evaluate performance, including team input; provide guidance and corrective actions.

• Create an environment of transparency where facts are always friendly, so that individuals and teams feel free to innovate, experiment, and communicate openly and honestly with all stakeholders.

• Collaborate with cross functional leaders to eliminate impediments and evolve systems and practices in support of Lean-Agile development.

• Prepare activity and progress reports for development activities and provides status reports to senior management and the executive team as required or needed.

• Collaborate with cross functional leaders in Software Architecture, Product and Process Management to define and provide a cohesive leadership message and operational strategy.

• Responsible for building a high-performance organization to meet or exceed goals and to provide mission and purpose to individual contributors.

• Provide direct input to policy level direction regarding standards, processes, metrics, long range plans and budgeting, and other policy items as required.

• Accountable for financial forecasts in areas of headcount, non-billable consulting, and capitalization.

• Manage personnel actions, which includes but is not limited to, approving vacation, training, and making promotional salary or merit increase recommendations.

• Provide additional mentoring and coaching to direct reports.

• Manage expenses in line with provided department budgets.

• Contribute to building a high-performance organization to meet or exceed goals.

• Maintain a culture of continuous improvement with a focus on being a best in class product delivery organization.

• Maintain a culture of delivering on-time, on-scope, on-budget, and on-quality.

Fully accountable for software quality and on-time delivery.

Required Experience, Qualifications, and Skills:

• Experience supervising professional level Engineering staff through large complex projects

• Significant understanding and knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the software engineering and architecture field

• Experience and understanding of enterprise level agile processes

• Experience and understanding of enterprise level agile processes

• Broad exposure to variety of industry frameworks, tools, and technologies utilized in implementing modern enterprise software solutions.

• Excellent communications skills and can speak directly to executives and customers in fast-developing situations, and write critical customer communications

• Dynamic & driven individual with enthusiasm for working in a high-profile, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

• Expertise in deploying test driven development and automated testing across teams moving towards continuous delivery

• Current knowledge in relevant product technologies, including .NET, Azure, Jenkins, Terraform, Octopus, etc.

• Experience delivering solutions using PaaS and IaaS within Azure.

• Experience with highly scalable enterprise RDBMS deployments

• Experience with distributed cache deployments

Experience with building systems on the .net framework and/or java

Preferred Experience, Qualifications, and Skills:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and 10+ years of enterprise software development experience with 8+ years of leadership experience; or 11+ years of enterprise software development experience with 8+ years of leadership experience.

• Experience in the FinTech space desirable.

• Experience with

engineering software using the Microsoft stack of technologies desirable.

AvidXchange is an equal opportunity employer. AvidXchange is committed to equal employment opportunity in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. AvidXchange will not discriminate against
applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis. This includes, but is not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age
and physical or mental disability.
Other details
  • Job Family Software Engineering
  • Job Function Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
Dice Id : 10123967
Position Id : 1515
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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