Director Engineering - Application Development

Omnitracs   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Technology

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Not Specified years

Posted 30 days ago

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JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing direction, leadership and strategy to world class SaaS and Mobile Development teams within the Omnitracs Engineering organization. As a key member of the Engineering team, this role will be instrumental in shaping future strategy, technical vision and roadmap, leadership, management and long-term direction of the development organization. As Omnitracs undergoes an internal technology transformation, this role will be instrumental in facilitating the same, while helping support existing solutions and product roadmaps. Heavy interaction with stakeholders from other teams such as Product, Program, Support, Operations, IT etc. is expected.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Experienced people manager with direct experience managing large teams, across different geographies
  • Plans the evolution of the development organization including recruiting, staffing, mentoring, and career development of Engineers and managers
  • Focus on software quality and on-time delivery as a Business critical need across the Omnitracs organization
  • Set staffing goals/strategies, including building internal teams, using external consulting resources, working with matrixed test teams, etc.
  • Establishes the overall performance goals of the development organization
  • Manages various aspects of development with a focus on:
    • Defining/refining software architectures with a focus on scalability, reliability and extensibility,
    • Defining development team strategies, policies, etc.
    • Managing the priorities and workload of the individual development teams
    • Managing execution of development work plans for successful delivery of our products and services.
  • Works closely with Product Management and others in the Omnitracs Engineering group in order to sufficiently understand the technology end-to-end in order to facilitate development planning, execution, and support.

Skills & Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing direction, leadership and strategy to world class SaaS and Mobile Development teams within the Omnitracs Engineering organization. As a key member of the Engineering team, this role will be instrumental in shaping future strategy, technical vision and roadmap, leadership, management and long-term direction of the development organization. As Omnitracs undergoes an internal technology transformation, this role will be instrumental in facilitating the same, while helping support existing solutions and product roadmaps. Heavy interaction with stakeholders from other teams such as Product, Program, Support, Operations, IT etc. is expected.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Experienced people manager with direct experience managing large teams, across different geographies
  • Plans the evolution of the development organization including recruiting, staffing, mentoring, and career development of Engineers and managers
  • Focus on software quality and on-time delivery as a Business critical need across the Omnitracs organization
  • Set staffing goals/strategies, including building internal teams, using external consulting resources, working with matrixed test teams, etc.
  • Establishes the overall performance goals of the development organization
  • Manages various aspects of development with a focus on:
    • Defining/refining software architectures with a focus on scalability, reliability and extensibility,
    • Defining development team strategies, policies, etc.
    • Managing the priorities and workload of the individual development teams
    • Managing execution of development work plans for successful delivery of our products and services.
  • Works closely with Product Management and others in the Omnitracs Engineering group in order to sufficiently understand the technology end-to-end in order to facilitate development planning, execution, and support.