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Directors of Software Development, or Software Development Managers, lead teams of software developers in designing software, web applications, and web services. They also hire, train, and manage staff, create and oversee budgets, and make progress reports to senior management. Other tasks associated with the role and included on example resumes are overseeing the transition from JSP-based client architecture to AngularJS and RESTful web services, and mentoring analysts and product managers in advanced requirements definition techniques. Directors of Software Development generally need to show a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related technical field on their resumes.

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Director of Software Development

Endeavor (300 employees, annual revenues of $60 MM) develops packaged enterprise software for academic and corporate libraries. Managed a $7.2 MM budget and a staff of 50+.

  • Chief technology executive leading all aspects of business analysis, development, QA, documentation, and packaging and delivery
  • Created new strategic direction for the company with products designed specifically for long-term archive and preservation of digital material.
  • Played a significant front-line role in business development, instrumental in securing multi-million dollar deals with New Zealand government, British Library, and several Chinese universities.
  • Increased development productivity 4-fold within 8 months, demonstrated by increased code output volume, reduced implementation windows, and 100% on-time deliveries using Scrum Agile software development practices.
  • Maintained an install base of 2,600 customers with 40 million users.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BSE
Electrical Engineering
BSE
Computer Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Director of Software Development

Implemented technology solutions in fast-paced environment, growing from zero to $15B in sales within 2 years.

  • Played key role in positioning company as the nation's leading online lender exchange.
  • Hired, managed, and motivated team of 15 to develop one of the most automated and streamlined LOS applications in the industry using Access, VB, SQL Server, and .NET.
  • Ensured 800 employees were trained on utilizing new software to process 30M+ in loan requests.
  • Exemplary job performance and contributions led to "Employee of the Month" award.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Computer Science
BS
Business Administration
MA
Intelligence Studies
3

Director of Software Development

Responsible for multiple Enterprise ERP software development teams delivering both new functionality and ongoing maintenance in a large university marketplace.

  • Managed and budgeted staff of 36 people with a budget in excess of $2m.
  • Coordinated simultaneous releases of enterprise Student Services, HR, Personnel, Financial Aid back-office automation products.
  • Chaired the SCT Software Development Committee.
  • Standardized procedures and constructed roadmap to successful product governance.
  • Presented to large audiences (over 500) around the globe.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Information Systems
BS
Business Administration
4

Vice President & Director of Software Development

Recruited by real estate company president to lead development of business model software, create state-of-the-art multiple listing service/public records online, and develop distributed database system deployed to 12,000+ users. Developed and supervised page and module development including COM objects, ActiveX controls, stored procedures, extended stored procedures, and applications in C, C++, VB, VFP, TSQL, ASP, C#.Net, VB.Net, and ASP.Net.

  • Successfully designed and developed all system phases, from hardware selection to system architecture to design/coding of initial code modules.
  • Responsible for data translation and transformation (ETL) of 10+ million customer data records.
  • Created numerous commercially proven installation routes.
  • Ensured smooth deployment of software product by providing expert technical consulting.
  • Increased customer service and satisfaction by providing training and pre- and post-sales support to both internal and external personnel.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
Computer Science
5

Director of Software Development/analyst Programmer

Managed seven developers thru full software life cycle development (SDLC) of a front-end Internet based electronic procurement JAVA/WebLogic application (Ariba Marketplace/Buyer/Supplier) and back-end Oracle Financial and Enterprise Resources Planning system (GL/AP/AR/PO/INV/BOM/OE).

  • Directed the implementation of a new methodology (Agile/UML),
  • Re-architected the application's platform (JAVA/WebLogic/Oracle) thru consolidating technologies with a focus on production deliverables.
  • Designed new database objects and coded the buyers and suppliers front-end rewrite using Struts/Jakarta framework. This rewrite effort improved the application's performance and scalability.
  • Redesigned and coded a new interface to Oracle's Order Management module using JAVA/XML and SQL/XML.
  • Designed and coded in JAVA/J2EE/WebLogic and PL/SQL various internal tools that aided in data migration (SQL Server to Oracle Apps), improving sales, revenue, profitability and business processes.
  • Established TQM environment to improved customer expectations, increased software controls, reduced development cycle time and lowered the cost of software ownership.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
Doctorate Of Ministry
6

Director of Software Development

Managed and customized front-end proprietary software in an AGILE environment for a 550-person Credit Card Processing Company. Directed technical staff consisting of 20 Software Developers, 3 QA Specialists, 2 Technical Writers, 2 System Analysts, 1 Project Manager and offshore programmers to provide quality customized products, comply with regulatory requirements, fulfill all levels of the software development life cycle, pass quarterly SAS70 audits, and certify Association Enhancements on a continuous basis.

  • Stabilized custom integration process by creating a QA department and testing procedures
  • Created and documented multiple API's to ease the integration process for clients
  • Spear-Headed the implementation of the company's first-ever disaster recovery system to ensure minimal productivity loss
  • Developed and implemented new customized product to process international credit card transactions for large multimillion dollar company
  • Managed portfolio of programs/projects
  • Maintained ISO and VAR relationships as well as vendor selection
  • Performed audits at Data Centers
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Computer Science And Programming
Mechanical Engineering
7

Director of Software Development

A product company that is the world standard for audio measurement. 60+ employees.

  • Starting with a clean slate of no existing software, Architected a new codebase implemented with .NET and C#
  • Championed technical innovation in the User Interface Design to facilitate production test and compliment new measurement techniques
  • Led team to develop a new product platform and family of multi-channel world-class audio analyzers.
  • Introduced Agile into a willing environment
Candidate Info
59
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Telecommunications Systems
Management
8

Director of Software Development

Administered all aspects of casino backend server development, reports management, small games development, loyalty rewards programs and client relationships. Drove marketing, sales, QA and public relations processes.

  • Brought on board after acquisition of a personally founded company (Compulsive Development) - served as Founder and Director of Product Development (2001-2002). Provided expertise in product development, team management, and budget control.
  • Coordinated code designing and art design/development, ensured projects were completed on time.
  • Executed major IT initiatives from concept to completion, leading cross-functional teams from kick-off to launch and production; collaborated with business partners to ensure delivery met business requirements.
  • Senior Producer of Online Development, Human Code / Sapient
  • Founder and VP of Product Development, Tornado Alley
  • Producer, Assoc. Producer, Creative Design Assoc., Technical Design Asst., Origin Systems/Electronic Arts
  • Associate Producer/Writer, Twin Dolphin Games
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science
9

Director of Software Development

After one year was promoted to lead the entire software group for the company.

  • Focused on increased quality and within a year released what became known as the most stable version of the software ever.
  • Improved the software development process at the company to provide more accuracy around promised dates and better definition of features prior to coding.
  • Met with many customers and user groups to help marketing team define the requirements for future releases.
  • Dramatically improved teamwork and collaboration between the development, test, and documentation teams.
  • Expanded product market by leading migration of product to Windows platform using a project team consisting of both internal and external development teams.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
10

Director of Software Development

Managed a team of developers and testers building a Web-based survey product based on Cold Fusion, C++ CGI, Java applet and Java servlet and SQL Server

  • Redesigned and architected several existing components in the system
  • Lead the design and architecture activities for all new development work
  • Defined and enforced development, build and release processes
  • Evaluated server software and helped in the decision making process for retooling the application to consolidate technologies
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Computer Engineering
MS
Computer Science

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