VP - Development and Digital Product Leader

Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Post Date: 03/14/2018 Job ID: 7208 Category: Other Area(s)

VP – Development and Digital Product Leader

Lead a matrixed team of Software Engineers, Product Managers, and User Experience Managers to deliver digital solutions that are aligned to our client’ s strategic business units and customer needs.  

  • Partner with business leaders and functional leaders to develop a holistic strategy and implementation plan for Digital products 
  • Act as the Digital Product SME to help develop working knowledge within the organization to better align digital solutions with product capabilities
  • Provide strong Digital Product guidance to the business functions to ensure expectations are aligned and prioritized between Digital Products and Business Units
  • Partner with Business Units and Product Managers to gather requirements, prioritize and translate requirements into Epics and User Stories
  • Employ leading software design principles, ensuring products are designed for maintainability, scalability, availability, flexibility and security.
  • Implement test-driven development processes, with a high degree of automation.  Ensure software is delivered with excellent quality.
  • Develop strong software engineering, product management, and design teams to ensure key talent is acquired and retained.  
  • Partner with the broader Digital leadership to ensure the digital team is connected to Digital Communities, events, and think tanks.
  • Implement an agile software development methodology.  Ensure processes are optimized to balance management of risk and speed of delivery.

Essential Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science or engineering, or related fields required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience in Digital solutions or products
  • Experience leading teams of 10 or more people.
  • Experience with the deployment of multiple applications through product management or engineering
  • Strong leadership, oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills. Must have as strong public presence with the talent to present.
  • Highly experienced in managing 3rd parties and negotiating contracts.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the mobile ecosystem and key ecosystem players.
  • Experience in working in new or groundbreaking mobile technology areas, and developing complex product lines, ecosystems, or solutions that are the first to market highly desired
  • Knowledge of products, technologies, customers, and markets desirable.
  • Proficient in Open-Source software stacks

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