Director - Offshore Development Centre

Options Executive Search Pvt. Ltd
  • Other India
  • Confidential
  • 10-15 years
  • 25 Aug 2015

  • Senior Management-Technology

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Key Functions:

Location Management & Leadership

Management of People & Teams

Development & Product Strategic Leadership

Convert business strategy into a plan to marshal and empower teams to deliver business value. Drive product roadmaps towards a strategic direction.
Provide ongoing coaching and mentoring of quality-centric development, QA, and product management staff that supports the company's proprietary software products. In particular:
Support best practices, methods, and advancements in a highly agile environment
Understand Object Oriented Development and Architectural Design Patterns
Fluent in algorithmic thinking and problem solving


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, MS degree a plus.
10+ Years of experience Programming and Software Development/ 5+ years code development in C#
8+ years in a Senior-level direct leadership role
MBA a strong plus
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Direct experience in working within an Agile-based development environment. Experience with Scrum is preferred.
Experience managing teams that interact with other global US/UK-based organizations is preferred
Experience within the financial services industry is preferred (in particular in the area of trading software)

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