Vice President, Mobile Development

Boston, MA

Post Date: 08/22/2017 Job ID: 2672682 Industry: Software Developer
Leading and managing a highly skilled team of Mobile Developers, the Head of Mobile Development will architect, design and develop the mobile development model for mobile channels. The incumbent will be the primary point of accountability to business sponsors and other parties for planning, day-to-day execution, management, implementation and reporting of multiple large and complex projects and programs where scope is subject to change, contains significant complexity and significant risk, substantial number of resources, and complex organizational change issues that support complex enterprise and strategic corporate goals. The Head of Mobile Development will provide management and oversight for a business or IT portfolio. The project/program will span multiple IT and business areas and will likely require the integral involvement of a solutions provider. Projects / programs will be concurrent and/or overlap. The Head will be accountable to manage and monitor project tasks and controls during project planning and delivery activities to ensure on-time and quality goals are met within scope and budget. The incumbent will work with a high degree of autonomy and apply industry leading project and program management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, communications and presentations in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations. Understand, apply, promote and contribute to our client's delivery methodologies, standards and toolsROLE CHARACTERISTICS: Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or software engineering. An advanced degree is desirable. Must have a minimum of 10 years of technical experience in high-tech software development, with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role managing mid- to large-sized development teams. Experience must include a proven track record of success delivering medium to large projects through the project lifecycle, managing large teams of project resources, and managing executive-level stakeholders. Experience in Managing software vendors Experience in working with geographically dispersed teams. Must be able to manage multiple concurrent initiatives. Is a senior member of the organization s management team. Is an expert in iOS/Android Development Platforms. Has experience architecting, designing and delivering mobile development solutions Has significant experience working in a CI/CD environment Influences the development of functional strategy and business goals Viewed as a top thought leader in area of expertise Participates in enterprise-wide leadership teams Leads & Manages a highly skilled team of Mobile Developers Interacts regularly with executives and/or key customers to provide consultation to, influence, and resolution of complex issues Has wide latitude in decision making Champions innovative opportunities which enhances the business by introducing, developing or offering breakthrough products, services or technology Use considerable judgment and analysis to arrive at recommendations or conclusions Resolves problems which may have significant impact extending beyond department/organization Individual typically has at least 10+ years of related work experience Outstanding written and verbal communication skills Comfortable working in ambiguity, capable of establishing and growing functions and systems from the ground up An action-oriented, driven, entrepreneurial mindset with prior start-up experience.

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