Job Description

Category : IT Director

Location/City : MA - Hampden

Our client is one of the world's leading providers of school administrative software. The company develops and markets student information system (SIS) software solutions to schools in all 50 states and over 120 countries. Their work environment is fast-paced, dynamic and ever-changing.


Director of Software Development


* A passion for your craft - you have your finger on the pulse of software design and development, analytics and performance and quality improvement.

* Must be able to teach and communicate with every level of business user within an organization.

* Strong team and leadership Skills - You have the ability to build positive, productive working relationships with team members, and others within the organization.

* Supports staff by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

* Manage and oversee all application development, reporting and analytics and performance measure projects.

* Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans.

* Act as a consultant to middle and senior management

* Be able to be both tactical and strategic in managing the department.



         Bachelor's required; Masters preferred.  IT, ITMS, CS, etc.

         3+ years’ supervisory experience

         Must be very experienced with Agile thought, processes, artifacts, and tools.  Scrum Certified preferred.

         Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) experience

         Familiar with Docker containers

         Understanding of various development operations methodologies

         Software development or database experience a plus

         Familiarity with accessing and retrieving data from REST APIs 

         Experience with Microsoft Azure or equivalent

         Familiarity with the Git version control system

         Experience with Linux systems

         Experience with JIRA and Confluence, or similar

         Strong understanding of architectural design patterns


Application Instructions

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