Director of Software Development Jobs in Columbia, MD at Authority Brands

Title: Director of Software Development

Company: Authority Brands

Location: Columbia, MD

Salary: $200K — $250K *

Category: Business Services

Job Description

Manage product engineering team responsible for development and maintenance of flagship product

Collaborate with Product Management on product vision, roadmap and priorities and lead the engineering team to implement that vision

Ensure that the team delivers high quality deliverables on schedule and within budget

Drive continuous improvement, thought leadership and innovation, and lead the team by example in embracing a lean, agile culture

Effectively manage an eco-system of development partners and ensure that the combined team works collaboratively and stays on track (measured through KPIs)

Communicate effectively with stakeholders

Establish a strong set of standards (coding, security, technical debt, quality, performance etc.) and ensure that the team meets and exceeds them

Ensure that the team is using the best practices and proven patterns associated with modern, contemporary technology stack, including Cloud native architecture, Micro services, DevSecOps, Quality engineering etc.


Expert with 10+ years’ experience in managing development and engineering teams

Broad understanding of modern technology and architecture including SaaS, Cloud native architecture, DevSecOps, Java/Web applications and contemporary development platforms and frameworks (e.g: Spring Boot, React)

Experience managing an eco-system of development partners and virtual, global teams as one collaborative team

Experience in building and deploying SaaS applications on cloud (AWS)

Must have a successful track record of leading engineering teams to deliver high quality solutions on schedule and within budget by applying the best practices of lean, agile development

Expert in leading lean, agile teams (Agile/SAFe certifications a plus, but not mandatory)

Strong technical background and an ability to apply technology to address business requirements

Ability to make major decisions by weighing pros/cons and analyzing available data

Ability to identify issues and risks early and implement steps to mitigate them effectively

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Valid through: 6/3/2021


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