Director of Software Development Posted May 18
Request Technology - Craig Johnson , La Crosse, WI
*Travel requirements of up to 20% to provide on-site support for projects*

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Director of Software Development. Candidate will be responsible for in the delivery of engaging and innovative IT projects. This role will create and lead the overall strategy for prioritizing and executing projects to provide a world class experiencefor internal and external customers. As a key leader, the Director of Software Development will be responsible for multiple teams across analysis, development, support, and product management to build and launch solutions.


Manages IT staff by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results, coaching, counseling, and mentoring employees, initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

Provide technical direction and guidance, as well as hands-on project management for software development and integration projects.

Work with business stakeholders to define strategy and requirements in order to define and execute IT programs.

Develop schedules, budgets, risk management plans, quality goals, and lead the team to success.

Manage a team that can build a technical organization that can support and sustain rapid growth.

Maintain detailed program metrics around initiatives.

Manage change and resolve issues in order to deliver results.

Lead continuous improvements in all aspects of the development process.

Drive tough decision making while balancing business goals, technical implications, and timelines.

Mentor and provide leadership to team members.

Manage IT teams comprised of both internal and external resources.

Defining and delivering application roadmaps and technology platforms with features that support business strategies.

Leading the identification, evaluation, and selection of third party partners to assist with application integration, development and support to staff project delivery roles that meet delivery standards across quality, throughput, and budgetary goals.

Effectively lead large projects from inception through to implementation.

Communicate and interact with executive leadership team.

Maintains a professional work environment.


Minimum of 10 years' relevant work experience in a technical IT environment.

Minimum of 6 years' direct leadership experience.

Proven success in a fast-paced environment.

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or experience in a related technical field.

Strong customer focus with a track record for driving delivery and operational performance improvements across an organization.

Excellent follow up skills.

Demonstrated ability to analyze information, solve problems and adapt to different work environments.

This role will require hands-on project management skills, technical expertise, and excellent leadership skills.

Demonstrated effective planning and organizational skills through previous work assignments.

The ability to communicate effectively through written and verbal communication, including strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate technical speak' to a non-technical audience

Preferred Skills:

Experience in food distribution or manufacturing businesses.

Experience in a software development environment using Agile methodologies

MBA or Master's Degree in related field

Food service/distribution experience.

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $150,000 to $165,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual
Other Pay Info: Bonus

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