VP of Software Solutions (RFID/IoT)

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.FEB.2019


Our client is currently seeking a VP of Software Solutions (RFID/IoT) This job will have the following responsibilities: * Our client is l...


Our client is currently seeking a VP of Software Solutions (RFID/IoT)

This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • Our client is looking for a strong VP of Software to lead a global software team that is building commercial IoT software solutions.
  • Reporting directly to the CTO, the ideal candidate is one who has led the development and deployment of commercial software at scale in the cloud.
  • The VP will need to build and lead a team of about 30 developers, architects, BAs, QA and DevOps staff in Columbus.
  • Client is a global leader in manufacturing RFID transponders on three continents and has a reputation as an innovative global company.
  • This position offers an exciting 'startup' opportunity in a well-funded firm to build world-class IoT software solutions to complement it's hardware offerings.
  • Some of the world's largest and most recognizable brands use this client's solutions

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Manage:
    oSoftware delivery teams
    oSoftware development process, milestone driven, practically agile
    oSoftware delivery process including design, development, ops, and support
    oInterfaces with other stakeholders e.g. product management, pre-sales, sales, finance, etc.

  • Experience in
    oSoftware development in major cloud stack for global, scalable applications
    oSoftware architectural patterns for development and deployment
    oDeployment of software on elastic cloud
    oOpen source technologies for cloud applications
    oData at scale management and applications, diverse data
    oIntegration; APIs, platform, enterprise applications, current trends
    oPatterns, practices for software development and architecture
    oStandards, compliance, security, and other elements for commercial applications
    oEmerging software trends, standards, and tools and leverage appropriately
    oSetting guidelines and processes for software development teams
    oManaging software IP, cost, license, implications
    oManaging development infrastructure e.g. code repositories, dev/deploy tools, …
    oAll aspects of software delivery including design, development, ops, support
    oWorking with geographically dispersed teams
    oWorking with development partners
    oManaging and delivering to a release plan

  • Industry knowledge
    oTrends; e.g. big data, AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain
    oStandards e.g. W3C, Responsive, Services Architecture, REST/JSON
    oOpen Source Tools: e.g. Databases, JavaScript Stacks, CI/CD tools
    oOpen Source Licensing ramifications
    oEnterprise applications - business use and integration techniques
    oExposure to IoT hardware, sensors, RFID is a plus

  • General Skills
    •Customer-Centric and industry, vertical, micro-vertical focus
    •Thought leader, able to think functionally, technically, and in complete solutions from the customer's point of view
    •Leader, sets direction, inspires, empowers, and holds teams accountable
    •Focused on objectives and able to remove impediments to achievement
    •Collaborative, internally and externally, across multiple stakeholders
    •Big picture thinker, with attention to detail
    •Analytical, able to synthesize complex problems and issues to drive resolutions
    •Creative, out of the box and multi-perspective approach
    •Committed and expects commitments. Delivers to commitment
    •Team player, with peers, company leaders, and own organization
    •Negotiator with the ability to negotiate successful outcomes under constraints
    •Clarity in thought and expectations
    •Communicator, is very articulate in verbal, written, and presentation forms
    •Global, work with teams across time-zones and cultures
    •Connected, current and relevant in the markets we serve
    •Financials and cost management, efficient resource deployment to achieve objectives
    •Project management, delivering on time, on budget, as expected, to quality

    Education & Experience
    •Bachelor's in computer science, engineering, or software-related discipline; Advanced degrees are preferred.
    •Certifications in software development, particularly Cloud based development is strongly preferred.
    •10+ years in software development, with at least 5+ years of management responsibility.
    •Current software-related certifications are a plus
    •Prior work experience in a private-equity owned, or startup/new growth company is desirable

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