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Directors of Software Engineering, also called Computer Software Engineers or Software Developers, design and develop software applications and computer systems. Their resumes reflect responsibilities like managing a diverse group of software engineers through semiannual reviews, conflict resolution, interviews, and participation in hiring and termination decisions; and influencing site design and features via active participation in design discussions. Employers like to see a background in computer science and mathematical analysis on applicants' resumes, as well as a bachelor's degree and prior work experience.

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Director of Software Engineering

Supervised team of 30 software, firmware, and hardware engineers/managers in San Diego, Seattle, and India for $160 million storage media company. Oversaw product strategy, architectural oversight, process definition, project management, and product releases. Administered $5 million budget.

  • Launched new backup storage appliance and increased product capacity by over 300%. Facilitated product revenue of $20 million, with 30% annual growth.
  • Dramatically improved due diligence and leadership for poorly-performing acquisition.
  • Deployed first-ever OEM release of disk-based appliance software to Hewlett-Packard, projected to produce $4 million in annual revenue.
  • Introduced software development process (SDLC) to align sales and development efforts.
  • Completed major upgrade of operating system platform for all disk-based appliances.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
MS
Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
2

Director of Software Engineering

Designed and built system multi-tier J2EE hosted service from the ground up; responsible for beta and initial launch; designed and implemented database schema and database interface layer

  • Hired and built server engineering and QA teams
  • Zinio Reader (C++ client) won the gold medal in the Industrial Design Excellence Awards (IDEA)
  • Created and implemented software processes (product specification, development and deployment) across PM, Dev, QA, NetOps; responsible for maintaining company's list of pending features and feature prioritization
  • Wrote 75% of company's product requirements and specifications
  • Led several product releases, growing Zinio's user base from 0 to 500,000+ users
  • Managed port of Zinio client to the Apple MacOS, resulting in Zinio being pre-installed on every Macintosh sold world-wide.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mathematics And Computer Science
MS
Computer Science
3

Director of Software Engineering

Created and implemented a cogent development release plan that saved over $4M a year.

  • Managed all product delivery schedules, specification reviews, planning, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Recruited, developed, and reviewed staff. Directly managed up to 15 people.
  • Designed training and development programs to increase quality of personnel and software.
  • Held responsibility for the design, integration, and scheduling of all third-party product integration and support.
  • Led effort to develop company-wide best practices, standardized specification guidelines, and inter-departmental communications.
  • Reduced budget during over 25%, and streamlined development and release process.
  • Established highly functional cross-departmental product development structure that reduced development time, release corrections, and customer feature request implementation.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Computer Science
MBA
Administration / International Business
Political Science
4

Director of Software Engineering

A startup with a mission to develop a universal integration platform centered on e-Learning.

  • Built and led the company's development staff, totaling seven people covering development and QA.
  • Pioneered a new strategic direction for the company with a first-ever product interconnecting
  • Invented, architected, and patented new e-Learning technology (U.S. patent application 20050180352).
  • Increased development productivity 6-fold within 9 months as measured by increased code output volume, and reduced implementation windows, using Scrum Agile software development practices.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BSE
Electrical Engineering
BSE
Computer Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
5

Director of Software Engineering

Reporting to the VP of Technology, managed daily product development operations of $1.26B company. Directed 83 staff members, 7 managers, 17 products, and $9 million budget for the product development division. Initially hired to run the Driver Studio suite but became responsible for entire development lab within 12 months.

  • Led the requirements gathering, planning, development, budgeting, and delivery of 17 products that were globally distributed on multiple OS's
  • Implemented organizational development processes that improved interactions among external vendors, product development, release engineering, product support, product management, IT, and corporate sales.
  • Transitioned a development organization to improve predictability, quality, and operational effectiveness by integrating business units (engineering, marketing, product management, quality assurance and customer support), formalizing communications across organizations, implementing transparent scheduling and product-status methodologies. This reduced schedule variances on 17 products to less than 10%.
  • Won multiple product awards, including SD Magazine's Jolt Productivity Awards, the Readers Choice Awards from Visual Studio Magazine, and .NET Developers Journal's and PC Magazine's awards.
  • Developed and executed process improvements that resulted in a 90% reliability rating for meeting delivery dates; introduced transparent scheduling, open meeting policies, employee mentoring, and Agile methodologies.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Research Methods And Statistics
MS
Computer Information Systems
MS
Human Factors & Software Engineering, Psychology
6

Director of Software Engineering

Managed two departments of software engineers a total of 22 employees. Responsible for budget, hiring, project planning and personnel performance appraisals.

  • Led software development process including adaptation of extreme programming (XP) techniques along with standard engineering waterfall.
  • The Open Port engineering team under my management designed and delivered 6 major releases of the IP Launch Pad Product.
  • Managed large C++, Java application with over 500,000 lines of developed code
  • Developed project plan for multiple release cycles per year
  • Developed and maintained multi-threaded C++ application used in project including multicast broadcasting, and TCP IP socket communications
  • Experienced with Rational RUP tools, Rational Rose, Clearcase, Purify and Quantify
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Math / Computer Science
MS
Computer Science
7

Director of Software Engineering

Directed the development, release engineering and software QA teams for Vocera's breakthrough communication system that uses an 802.11b wireless platform to provide hands-free, voice communication throughout any networked building or campus. This system consists of the Vocera System Software, which is a combination of Java and C++ applications that run on a Windows server and the [company name] Badge. Vocera System Software houses the centralized system intelligence: the call manager, user manager, and connection manager programs as well as the Nuance speech recognition software and MySQL database.

  • Worked with Executive Staff, Product Management, Marketing and Technical Support to define and prioritize product requirements and features for 3 major releases of Vocera System Software.
  • Collaborated with Founder/CTO to manage and design software development for several major new features per release.
  • Managed development and release of quarterly updates and emergency service packs to existing released software.
  • Directed all activities for the Release Engineering and Quality Assurance groups.
  • Chaired cross-functional company quality team that identified several areas of quality improvement throughout the company.
  • Participated in designing, documenting and implementing a Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC)
  • Managed software engineering team's budget of $5+ million.
  • Developed over 40 Vocera System usage reports using Crystal Reports allowing for quick identification of usage patterns, problem hardware and users needing training, correcting their speech recognition rates from well below 60% to above 75% recognition success or better.
  • Created and managed processes for software releases, test management and defect tracking, resulting in more streamlined, accurate and high quality software deliveries
  • Developed and implemented scalability and load testing, resulting in a 50% reduction of royalty costs and an 80% reduction in system requirements calls to Technical Support
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Computer Science
8

Director of Software Engineering

Led the development of multiple products using a mixed technology stack that included C#, Java, Windows, Linux, SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL and Hadoop.

  • Designed system to reduce the latency of product price and availability updates from client product pages to shopping destinations by more than 75 percent.
  • Used C# and Java to design and build tool to rapidly generate data access code on a variety of SQL server platforms in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Managed staff of 11 developers, two business analysts, a program manager and the expansion of an off-shore team comprised of five software engineers
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Director of Software Engineering

Managed product roadmap for 'Applus Tracker', a GPS enabled M2M, Telematics device providing real-time location based and vehicle diagnostic analytics.

  • Analyzed industry trends and worked with engineering to guide product development towards marketable B2B and B2C solutions; created three products lines targeted at each industry segment.
  • Developed key partnerships with Telecom providers (Verizon, Sprint, AT&T) to create B2C solutions for their respective client base.
  • Generated pre-product sales for new LOB ($35MM in Opportunity for M2M sales and a $50MM for System Integration projects).
  • Managed all of the global firm's North American IT services contracts worth $10M while providing leadership to the internal software department and guidance on strategic direction to the company's executive officers.
  • Managed SLAs for nine major geographically dispersed contracts and oversee business processes and staff allocations to ensure project delivery compliance.
  • Expanded company IT portfolio through organic growth and development of strategic alliances and partnerships; secured more than $2M in departmental revenue for FY2010 from IT business generated across Europe and North America.
  • Transformed the software department from support shop to full-service IT services firm, resulting in a 20% increase in EBITDA for two consecutive years.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Computer And Information Science
MA
Strategy
10

Director of Software Engineering (network-security)

Served as corporate visionary and lead for all products with a combination of in-house and outsourced resources for rapid development turnaround time. Achievements included:

  • Attained 3rd party vendors in Australia including analyzing strengths and weaknesses, managing outsourced projects and controlling invoicing and project allocation.
  • Built up and managed technical team for development of client/server and web applications for the consumer and enterprise customers.
  • Designed and developed product solution using Visual C++ on Win2000 and C, Perl, and Apache.
  • Implemented security and privacy systems for large corporations and government entities.
  • Enriched performance for production systems that served over 2 billion web queries.
  • Guided documentation of functional specifications, detailed design documents, UML diagrams, design reviews and code reviews with the engineering team.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Computer Information Systems

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