Director - Software Development

Options Executive Search Pvt. Ltd
  • Hyderabad
  • 10-20 lakh
  • 10-15 years
  • 07 Oct 2015

  • Quality Control/ Quality Assurance - Software

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Our client is a leading player in the Financial Services industry and a premier provider of global investment technology offering industry-leading products that support the front, middle, and back office.

Their Software serves more than 1,500 buy- and sell-side institutions in 30 countries. Its clients include broker-dealers, endowments, family offices, hedge funds, institutional asset managers, mutual funds, pension funds, and professional individual investors.

To build their World Class development centre in Hyderabad, we are looking for a Director Software Development -some who can launch and grow the team as well as provide key management responsibilities for the local entity.

Key Functions:

Location Management & Leadership

Management of People & Teams

Development & Product Strategic Leadership

You role will be to

-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 companys proprietary software products.

-Support best practices, methods, and advancements in a highly agile environment

-Understand Object Oriented Development and Architectural Design Patterns

Ideally you will have

- Bachelors 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

- Experience managing teams that interact with other global US/UK-based organizations

- Experience within the financial services industry (in particular in the area of trading software)

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