Software Development Manager

2005-01-18 09:48:31 PM
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[IMPORTANT: If you are interested in this position, send a resume and
cover letter to:
devjob1 @ vertexsoftware . com
Do *not* send them to me or follow up in this newsgroup!]
Vertex Systems Corporation is looking for a new addition to our
management team. The success of our company depends on your leadership
to direct the development and production of user friendly information
management solutions for our customers.
This senior level position reports directly to the general manager and
is responsible for managing multiple software development projects
through all phases of the product life cycle; leading a team of
developers; coordinating vendors; tracking defects; coordinating
product testing with our quality assurance team, and reporting results.
The successful candidate will be responsible to:
* Manage a team of developers who operate in both the Navision and
Delphi development environments; including recruiting, selecting,
orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, and counseling
employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring,
appraising, and reviewing job performance; planning and reviewing
compensation actions; encouraging adherence to best practices and
* Direct and manage multiple development projects; preparing and
completing action plans; implementing those plans, ensuring timely
production and quality; resolving problems; completing reviews;
identifying trends; determining systems improvements; implementing
* Negotiate feature sets and time lines with the development leads and
with the product management team; coordinate enhancement request and
defect tracking system.
* Maintain software quality by creating and encouraging best practices
and procedures; collaborating with quality assurance staff members;
establishes production ready standards.
* Develop relationships with vendors, contractors, and other resources
to enable Vertex to utilize outside resources to supplement our
in-house resources.
* Incorporate new technologies into our products.
The candidate we are looking for will have:
* BS Degree or higher in Business Management, Computer Science, or a
related field.
* 7 to 10 years experience in managing and leading software development
teams and projects in a multi-team development environment.
* Strong leadership skills, delegation skills, consensus building
skills, management talent and excellent communication skills.
* Familiarity with development methodologies and managing product life
* Experience managing products using CaliberRM and StarTeam is a plus.
* Proven talent for software estimation and change management.
* Strong relational database knowledge and experience with
client/server applications.
* Microsoft product knowledge and industry contacts.
* Experience in a small company atmosphere is a big plus.
Starting salary is competitive. We offer paid time off for vacation,
sick, and holidays. We also offer health, dental and life insurance
benefits. In addition, we offer 401(k) and profit sharing plans.
About Vertex Systems Corporation: We are a leader in providing total
information management solutions for organizations that serve people
with barriers to employment or independent living. Our customers are
non-profit and governmental agencies who are trying to make a
difference in the world. We help them do more with their resources. For
more information about the company, visit
Craig Stuntz [TeamB] ?Vertex Systems Corp. ?Columbus, OH
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