Director of Dev and Operations

Are you looking for an opportunity to be in a super cool environment and build a new team to move into the cloud?  This is the place for you!

This person will be responsible for:

  • Mentor and motivate a diverse team of talented software developers, software architects, product managers, QA testers, and DevOps engineers. You are a people person first who can see the numbers, not a numbers person first who can tolerate people.
  • Manage processes for day-to-day decisions of project teams, including bug priorities, work assignments, backlog prioritization, and work sequencing.
  • Institute best practices for software development project management, improving upon existing processes and building new ones where necessary.
  • Conduct interviews and hire to fill open positions within the team.
  • Communicate openly and transparently with stakeholders and other senior management to report on project milestones and needs.
  • Implement operational and strategic policies with clear directives and measurable SMART goals.
  • Provide guidance within Agile and Scrum methodologies to drive project management forward and to help your team — and the company — achieve key goals.
  • Ensure the development, QA, and DevOps teams following defined processes throughout the product lifecycle to achieve delivery dates on time and with quality.
  • Embody and live by the company core values: Put People First; Customers are People; Quirky, Fun and Friendly; Always Evolving.

Qualifications:  

  • Proven management skills and the ability to lead, motivate, and develop a team of professionals capable of achieving aggressive business goals and objectives.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience with project scheduling, estimation and associated PM tools.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of contacts at all levels of the organization and be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities and direction.
  • Experience in system-level software design and development.
  • Working knowledge, understanding and hands-on experience with the languages and the tools used throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Ability to provide a calming influence under pressure with a team-focused presence.

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