VP of Engineering

    • Job Tracking ID: 512770-573820
    • Job Location: Spokane, WA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 22, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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The VP of engineering is responsible for the strategic leadership of our development teams in design, development, test and deployment of a range of proprietary software solutions. A successful candidate will have an established background in leading and developing customer-facing systems, a strong technical ability, excellent organization and communication skills and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced, ever changing organization.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead and expand an organization of software development.
  • Manage and facilitate multiple development projects to ensure development and testing efforts meet quality objectives and launch targets.
  • Identify both strategic opportunities and potential threats associated with emerging technologies and executes software development plans.
  • Champion best practices within the organization including but not limited to the following areas: design, architecture, code re-use, performance, and quality.
  • Coordinate with product management, as well as test, documentation and product support management to ensure that the needs of all projects in the product line are met.
  • Assist product management by providing technical insight and judgment of feature/schedule/cost trade offs.
  • Partner with corporate business leadership and executive team to analyze, consult, drive, develop and oversee the delivery of new business applications and features which support key business objectives and strategies.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Minimum with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years experience in the software industry
  • 5+ years in leading/managing technical development resources
  • Recent hands on in development with the ability to lead a technical team of software engineers
  • Strong advocate of discipline software development.
  • Experience with Sarbanes Oxley in a corporate environment preferred

Soft Skills

  • Must have excellent project management skills
  • Must have ability to mentor and exhibit leadership skills to meet the diverse needs of individuals and teams
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgment
  • Must demonstrate strong professionalism and react well under pressure
  • Must be capable of gaining support for initiatives and projects through influence and use of business rationale