Director of Software Development

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    Fort Lauderdale

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    about 1 month ago

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Director of Software Development to work in a contract position with one of our clients located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


  • Manage metadata system deploy to AWS
  • Manage software communications for EDI and HTML distribution orders
  • Lead the reorganization of processes around CMM and ITIL best practices
  • Manage and mentore several development teams of on- and offshore PHP developers
  • Manage engineering org of 3 teams , 40+ engineers including DevOps, architects and managers
  • Manage consultants, staff and set objectives in accordance with IEEE standards, ISO 9000 and PMI methodology
  • Develop engineering infrastructure, product architecture, and process definition for creating a DevOps continuous integration and release delivery cycle
  • Separate the SIP/RTP protocol layer from upper application/enabler layers and define the open API architecture for each layer
  • Manage and mentore software development team in developing efficient coding practices using ColdFusion, MySQL JavaScript, and PHP
  • Lead large-scale agile and lean software development including engineering, testing, program management, DevOps and live site operations
  • Utilize JSP and J2EE to create web sites where cable customers can order, upgrade/maintain cable and high bandwidth Internet accounts
  • Coordinate delivery with QA, product management, documentation and operations groups
  • Deliver web infrastructure offering applications unify access to multiple cloud service providers for digital asset consumption and sharing
  • Implement Rational/RUP approach with blend of waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Develop SmartDeploy deploy tool to install MSI packages to large distribute AWS servers remotely


  • Technical skills
  • Devops 5+ years
  • Lead software engineering
  • Evolve and oversee our devops capabilities for the entire organization
  • Great communicators and collaborators, working with business vendors, developers
  • Vendor management
  • Reports: 2-3 direct reports (managers), rest of team would report to them (15-20)
  • Software development experience
  • 10+ years' progressive software engineering and technology management experience
  • 3+ years in an established leadership role overseeing large scale IT budgets and initiatives
  • 5+ years' experience successfully managing, leading and developing a team of technical professionals
  • 5+ years building, overseeing Devops technology and teams
  • DevOps tools experience, skills and overseeing CICD
  • Previously worked as a developer/software engineer
  • Experience overseeing a team of software engineers/ developer
  • Experience with JavaScript, Python, HTML5, AngularJS, SQL
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Django, EmberJS, jQuery, React

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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