VP of Software

in Raleigh, NC

Job #:274780

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 09/17/2019

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Job Title:  VP of Software (274780)

Location:  Raleigh, NC or Jersey City, NJ

Industry:  Commercial Insurance

Terms:  Permanent / Direct Hire

Compensation:  $175,000 - $200,000 + 20% bonus ($225k in NJ)

Requirements: 

  • Enterprise software focused VP leading multiple agile development teams totaling 50-60 people on web portal development projects
  • Ability to design solutions using modern software architecture (Angular, microservices, containers, cloud)
  • Experience upgrading legacy systems and creating data integrations and API's for new third party vendors
  • P&C Insurance or Commercial Insurance domain would be ideal

JOB SUMMARY

The VP of Software Development has end-to-end view and ownership of the products within their domain, primarily responsible for product increments development, delivery and support.  The incumbent provides overall direction and guidance to software engineering managers, Database specialists, engineers/developers, quality assurance engineers and business systems analysts.  She/he drives software development across multiple teams and phases to ensure execution of project work plans. Determines department priorities and ensures software development & data management objectives are met.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for effective and timely development of new and/or enhanced systems/technologies.
  • Monitors all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle and Production Support service levels.  Ensures high level technical support is provided.
  • Works closely with customers, other IT managers, and management to identify and maximize opportunities to use technology to improve business processes.
  • Prepares business cases, including financial analyses of potential new technologies/systems/applications.  Evaluates based on company strategic needs and resource availability.
  • Oversees business analysis, development work and quality assurance of projects for assigned systems/technologies. 
  • Collaborates effectively at all levels to prepare strategic plans. Ensures system requests tie into objectives of the company strategy map and budgets.
  • Contributes to the development of information technology development standards, policies, processes and procedures to ensure consistent compatibility and integration throughout the company.
  • Continuously reviews the technology needs of supported business functions/processes relative to new technological developments and trends.  Keeps abreast of the industry and emerging technology
  • Participates in vendor/strategic partner evaluations and monitors the relationship on an ongoing basis.
  • Prepares/manages department budget: P&L forecasting, operational/capital expenditures, contract negotiations and invoice processing
  • Leads and manages team to accomplish objectives through effective recruitment & selection, training & development, performance management and rewards & recognition. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enterprise software focused VP leading multiple agile development teams totaling 50-60 people on web portal development projects
  • Ability to design solutions using modern software architecture (Angular, microservices, containers, cloud)
  • Experience upgrading legacy systems and creating data integrations and API's for new third party vendors
  • P&C Insurance or Commercial Insurance domain would be ideal
  • Broad knowledge of software development techniques, processes, methods and best practices.  Proficiency with various programming languages used.
  • Knowledge of application test automation products, processes, and best practices
  • Thorough knowledge of all assigned Systems, applications, technologies.
  • Proven experience and strong understanding of Agile development and conventional method and its application to company technology needs. 
  • High level knowledge/expertise in databases development, implementation, and maintenance of large-scale business applications.
  • Strong strategic decision making & long term planning abilities to manage resources and develop efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree and 10-15 years of related experience in software development & architecture design, including project management and business analysis. Significant management experience would typically be required

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by the client
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message to Blake Williams at 919-287-3974 with your full name, job title, and location.

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