Director of Software Development


Southfield, MI

Industry: Software


11 - 15 years

Posted 381 days ago

  by    Martha Michaux

This job is no longer available.

If you want to use technology to solve business problems and desire to contribute to growing organization, we want to talk to you. You will lead a team of stellar software developers to design, develop and support both new and existing customer software products.

The Director of Software Development role is a direct hire opportunity with one of our clients in Southfield, MI. Target salary range is up to $200,. Local candidates strongly preferred. No relocation, sponsorship, or C2C arrangements available. 

Responsibilities of the Director of Software Development: 

  • Build and maintain self-organizing teams of motivated, talented software engineers.
  • Craft, implement and maintain consistent software development policies and standards throughout the department.
  • Ensure a consistent, efficient architectural approach across all projects.
  • Implement and maintain consistent build and deployment plans for all projects.
  • Drive continuous improvement and new software technology initiatives throughout the department.
  • Work with senior management to effectively prioritize development efforts.
  • Work with Human Resources to fulfill future software engineeringstaffing requirements.
  • Be a leader and mentor for all software engineers.
  • Take high-level direction, formulate plan to achieve goals, and work hands-on with other software engineers to prototype, create frameworks, and execute a plan.
  • Work directly with business partners.
  • Effectively and objectively research new software technology concepts and tools and make recommendations.
  • Set the direction for coding standards and reviews, approaches to common development challenges, requirements for scalability and security, and design reviews.

Qualifications of the Director of Software Development: 

  • 4 years Director or higher-level experience managing software teams.
  • 12+ years of diverse software development experience, including extensive experience with Web-based APIs and applications.
  • Strong background with Object-oriented design and implementation.
  • Extensive database design/data modeling experience.
  • Application of security concepts and best practices.
  • Have detailed technical understanding of .NET, MSSQL, Angular, Azure, Front-End Development, and other platforms for applications and services.
  • In depth knowledge of Azure architect and Azure development.
  • Experience on Microsoft Azure VM SQL service, Cosmos DB, Cloud services, IOT, service fabrics, storage, and others.
  • Experience in configuring & monitoring different attributes and handling scale up and scale down scenarios for the application in Azure.
  • Provide best practices around provisioning production and non-production environments on Azure to optimize the usage.
  • Must have experience running Agile development efforts and be able to demonstrate your ability to manage them alongside traditional development efforts.
  • Performance tuning of cloud based applications for best performance.
  • Experience in troubleshooting across of variety of platforms.
  • Have successful experience working in fast moving, technically diverse environments while bringing a deep appreciation for the structure and processes necessary to manage effectively across multiple projects.
  • Passionate about new product development, launching new products and driving user adoption.

Product Stack: 

  • Programming: C#, C# Script, Transact-SQL, JavaScript, HTML5, Angular, CSS3, PowerShell, CMD, LINQ, and Bootstrap
  • Technologies: Azure App Services, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, Azure Deployment, GIT, Internet Information Server, Design Patterns, ETL, Windows Task Scheduler, Networking, ASPNET Web MVC, and ASPNET Web API
  • Tools: Red Gate SQL Tools, Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio Code, Resharper, SQL Server Management Studio, Azure Storage Explorer, Azure Storage Emulator, and Paint.NET
  • Third-Party Software: SAP, ZenDesk, Salesforce, BitBucket, JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Microsoft Office, SendGrid, and MailBee

When looking for a job, have you ever heard the phrase… it’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know?

At HireNetworks' company, Campbell & James Executive Search, it really is all about who we know.

By leveraging our strong community and business relationships, we ensure access to a high-end talent base of executives who meet and exceed your needs. At Campbell & James Executive Search, finding high-end talent for high-end organizations is what we do best. 

HireNetworks and Campbell & James are equal opportunity employers.

$150K to 200K