Bright Horizons Director, Software Development in Watertown, Massachusetts

51263BRJob Title:Director, Software DevelopmentJob Description:

Since its creation, EdAssist, a unique software-based service that helps organizations take a more strategic approach to their tuition assistance management, has met aggressive business and growth goals while continuing to be a fun and challenging place to work. We are constantly being recognized by our customers for our exceptional service and innovation we provide.

The Director, Software Development will drive architectural excellence in design of platforms, features, and tools. This position will manage SDLC of EdAssist’s market leading solutions. Additionally, this position will be responsible for providing hands on management and development for applications across Bright Horizons emerging Lines of Business.

If you are looking for a casual, friendly, fast-paced, and collaborative workplace where each individual's unique qualities come together to become the driving force that powers a company, then the Director, Software Development for EdAssist is the right position for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Works closely with business management to set and achieve high service level targets.

  • Balances roadmap projects with daily operational requirements

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining 3rd party relationships that drive cost optimization and scalability.

  • Brings a track record of developing high performing teams.

  • Communicates clearly and honestly with stakeholders about progress, roadblocks, and timelines.

  • Fosters innovation in the team to develop fast, scalable and secure systems.

Req Number:51263BRState:Massachusetts Zip/Postal Code:02472Geographic Area:Massachusetts - Watertown City:WatertownJob Category:Information Technology Posting Title:Director, Software DevelopmentFT/PT:Full-Time Job Type:RegularJob Requirements:

  • 8+ years of leading teams in a technical environment

  • BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Engineering, EE or similar. MS preferred.

  • Deep knowledge of end to end product development in an agile environment.

  • Experience with delivering B2B solutions to an enterprise level client base.

  • Excellent project management skills with demonstrated track record of managing complex information technology projects on time and within budget.

  • Experience in single-instance, multi-tenant, cloud based solutions.

  • Experience in establishing and improving the process for DevOps.

  • Web based technologies including Java, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.

  • Proven track record of innovative team leadership, with experience in building a bench of managers and leaders, both technically and professionally.

  • Experience with vendor management including contract/price negotiation, problem resolution and performance management.

  • Experience leading distributed teams.

  • Mobile app development experience a plus.

Additional Information:

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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