VP of Software Solutions (RFID/IoT)

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.NOV.2018


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


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:
o Software delivery teams
o Software development process, milestone driven, practically agile
o Software delivery process including design, development, ops, and support
o Interfaces with other stakeholders e.g. product management, pre-sales, sales, finance, etc.

* Experience in
o Software development in major cloud stack for global, scalable applications
o Software architectural patterns for development and deployment
o Deployment of software on elastic cloud
o Open source technologies for cloud applications
o Data at scale management and applications, diverse data
o Integration; APIs, platform, enterprise applications, current trends
o Patterns, practices for software development and architecture
o Standards, compliance, security, and other elements for commercial applications
o Emerging software trends, standards, and tools and leverage appropriately
o Setting guidelines and processes for software development teams
o Managing software IP, cost, license, implications
o Managing development infrastructure e.g. code repositories, dev/deploy tools, ...
o All aspects of software delivery including design, development, ops, support
o Working with geographically dispersed teams
o Working with development partners
o Managing and delivering to a release plan

* Industry knowledge
o Trends; e.g. big data, AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain
o Standards e.g. W3C, Responsive, Services Architecture, REST/JSON

o Open Source Tools: e.g. Databases, JavaScript Stacks, CI/CD tools
o Open Source Licensing ramifications
o Enterprise applications - business use and integration techniques
o Exposure 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

ID: 584923
Type: Retained
Salary: $250k-$300k base - provided by Dice Agile, Architecture, CTO, Development, Hardware, JavaScript, Management, Micro, Project, Project Management, QA, Release, RFID, Sales, Security

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