Vice President, Software Development
Company: Transaction Network Services
Posted on: May 19, 2019
Vice President, Software Development
The Vice President of Software Development will lead and oversee
software development efforts of key products in our Telecom
Services Division. This includes global leadership for
standardization, deployment and optimization of mobile
applications, telecom registry and routing databases, and mobility
products within TNS.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Instill and drive a delivery focused culture while promoting a
creative and high performing environment
Develop short and long-range plans for communications and
implementation of required capabilities.
Lead teams in an Agile based software methodology process
Reinforce developmental best practices for quality assurance and
Provide guidance and mentoring for direct staff and indirect matrix
management of internal and external resources as appropriate.
Establish key performance metrics and goals for all team members.
Drive execution of project plans and ensure project deliverables
Implement solutions including specification, evaluation, testing,
integration and deployment of additional solutions. Determine
required capabilities, automation and supporting business cases
Work closely with stakeholders to provide status, iterative
releases and make design decisions throughout the development life
Cultivate strong working relationships with senior business,
operations and technology leaders and lead the effort to leverage
emerging technologies for addressing strategic enterprise goals
Administer and maintain departmental operating and capital budgets
in compliance with company directives and timelines in order to
deliver against product road map
Manage engineering and development organization for global projects
across various technologies
Optimize software development costs and staffing levels in order to
support development surges while minimizing idle time
Create implement and document strategic architecture vision and
tactical directions for global engineering teams
-- 15+ years of experience in related field including a minimum of
10 years in a management capacity.
-- 10+ years software engineering experience
-- 10 years direct management responsibility overseeing software
engineering/development this includes direct and indirect
leadership of technical managers.
-- Advanced knowledge of software development roles in C++,
-- Experience managing mobile applications (Android & iOS), cloud
APIs, and standard portal frameworks
- Expertise leading in an agile-based software development
- Management of big data infrastructures including experience
with Cloudera and Hadoop
-- Substantial experience in building high-performance teams and
scalable best practices in an engineering organization
-- Experience managing projects within specific schedule and cost
-- Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation
-- Ability to effectively maintain and leverage executive level
relationships, both internally and externally.
-- Ability to travel as required.
Education and Certifications:
-- BS/BA in related discipline required (i.e., Computer Information
Systems, Management Information Systems) MS/MBA is preferred.
We have been delivering industry-leading solutions for the
payments, financial and telecommunications industries since 1990.
We are the preferred supplier of networking, integrated data and
voice services to many leading organizations in the global payments
and financial communities, as well as a provider of extensive
telecommunications network solutions to service providers.
We are a privately held company with a healthy balance sheet,
secure assets and a loyal customer base that includes some of the
largest global blue-chip companies in the world. Many of the
world's leading companies continue to count on us as their primary
provider of a range of networking and communication services,
enabling them to expand regionally, nationally and globally. We
provide services to customers in over 60 countries throughout the
We manage some of the largest real-time community networks in the
world, enabling industry participants to simply and securely
interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and
applications they need, over managed and secure communications
platforms. Our existing footprint supports millions of connections
and provide access to critical databases. Our network securely
blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize
a single connection for "one-to-many" and "many-to-many"connections
over a global platform.
Since our launch we have helped our customers and communities of
interest, requiring secure and reliable communications solutions,
to evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies. Today the
company provides a full range of services from dedicated
connections to managed IP network solutions, providing local
support and global reach to medium and large enterprises and
Applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic resume when
applying for our positions. Job postings are open until filled,
unless otherwise specified.
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