Senior Director Software Development REQ#300447 Location: Phoenix, AZ NeuStar's talented and diverse workforce combines deep subject matter expertise, broad industry knowledge and boundless ingenuity. Our employees are the reason why our company is quietly revolutionizing the way the world communicates. We believe in rewarding individuals for a job well done. This is one of the ways we attract and retain the most talented individuals. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation package, and a very attractive benefits plan. Job Purpose: • Drive technical projects and provide leadership for a diverse group of engineers in an innovative and fast-paced environment. • Assume responsibility for the overall planning, execution, and success of the technical projects. Key Tasks: • Think strategically and tactically about technical, business, and cross-functional/cross-site development issues. • Lead teams through full product lifecycles (vision, definition, successful release/deployment). • Communicate effectively across working groups, sites and with executive staff. Technical Skills: • Very high technical competence, track record of strong coding and individual technical accomplishments, and strong academic record (where applicable). • Software or hardware background, Internet experience. • Exposure or experience with waterfall and agile/iterative project management and software development methodologies. • Entrepreneurial drive, demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast paced environment. • 5+ years relevant experience managing large, fast-paced and dynamic engineering teams. • Solid leadership skills, experience building strong engineering teams is required. • Strong project-management skills. • Proven track record for product delivery. • Able to fit in well within an informal fast-paced environment and to provide hands-on management. • Establish credibility with smart engineers quickly. Software Skills: • Preferred candidates are those fluent in multiple programming languages such as C, C++, Assembler, Perl, Python, PhP, Java, SQL, etc. • The ideal candidate is someone who started their career as a superstar software engineer before transitioning to software development and/or engineering management. Sr. Director Software Development, continued Education/Requirements: • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent with solid technical experience. • Work experience may be substituted for formal education and will be evaluated on a case by case basis. • Have strong passion about leading software projects, strong desire and capability of people development, strong independent problem solving skills, excellent collaboration skills, strong ability to deal with ambiguity/conflicting objectives and a strong drive for results. NeuStar offers highly competitive wages and full benefits to all employees including, a matched 401(k), paid time off, full medical, vision and dental, tuition reimbursement, for details visit our website, www.neustar.biz. Please e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and reference Sr. Director Software Development. REQ 300447. NeuStar, Inc affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
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