Director, Software Platforms

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Philadelphia, PA
8 - 10 years experience
Energy & Utilities
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

POSITION SUMMARY

Leads and is responsible for the software architecture, infrastructure, and supporting platforms for VESI software operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop architectural patterns and design for Viridity solution platforms considering performance, cost, reliability, and scalability; further assist development teams with implementation of said patterns
  • Lead DevOps and SCADA initiatives, deployment on and support of software services platforms, including AWS and Wonderware implementations
  • Ensure infrastructure architectures are scalable and can support the business needs by maintaining an understanding of business strategies and infrastructure capabilities
  • Manage and facilitate disaster recovery planning, documentation, and annual testing
  • Assist with daily vendor contacts, requests for proposals, vendor selection, security evaluations as well as conduct specific contract monitoring
  • Maintain enterprise IT security policy, standards, and procedures
  • Optimize use of the platform infrastructure by performing needs analysis, procurement, support, installation, training, and problem resolution
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and management of Viridity networks, hardware, and technology equipment
  • Assist with Tier 2 support of VESI software and platforms; including the development of and adherence to internal and customer driven SLAs

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Additional duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED

  • BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • 10 years’ experience in building scalable enterprise software
  • 5 years managing senior and principle level individual contributors/teams through Agile, SCRUM, and collaborative practices
  • 4 years’ experience in building service oriented cloud-based architecture and domain driven design
  • Experience hiring and developing strong, collaborative teams
  • This position requires 25% travel or as-needed per project

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work in an office environment
  • This position requires sitting 80% of the time and standing and walking 20% of the time
  • The ability to work at a computer and computer monitor for long periods of time
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds without assistance
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