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Director of Software Development

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Director of Software Development


Power is seeking a Director of Software Development to join the team at our headquarters, just outside of Philadelphia, PA. Reporting to the VP of Business Technology, you will have the opportunity to work with talented people on challenging problems and make a significant impact on the business and industry. We believe deeply in what we do: to build something lasting, sustainable and positive.


You will be responsible for the success of a growing group of software developers on several Scrum teams. Your background as a software developer will earn you credibility with direct reports as you assist in clearing technical impediments that are escalated by Scrum Masters and create opportunities to give critical feedback. Using your inter- personal skills to build relationships with talented software developers is also a key part of the role as you represent the company at technical events and job fairs, interview candidates, and ensure their successful start as a member of a Scrum team.


What we do here


At Power, our technology team builds a custom suite of products that run our entire business. We create and deploy complete solutions for marketing, sales, operations, finance, and more. We even have a custom communications platform that connects everyone in the company. We use cutting edge technologies like augmented reality, computer vision, machine learning, speech recognition and processing, geospatial data, and a variety of mobile platforms.


We enjoy all the benefits of a startup to move fast, ship rapidly and iterate quickly, but within an established organization that is well-funded and profitable. We get to dip our toes in many different, fascinating areas and solve unique, challenging problems that could on their own be standalone apps or companies. We’re a tech powerhouse hidden inside a remodeling company.


We value diversity of all types at Power and our team is made up of a kind, thoughtful group of people with a wide range of backgrounds. We actively try to find people with different perspectives and experiences to the ones we already have.



Power has been awarded Computerworld’s Best Places to Work in IT, Fortune Magazine’s #1 Workplace for Millennials, one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work, one of Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, and Philadelphia Magazine Coolest Companies.



Qualifications


  • 3+ years of experience guiding a team
  • 3+ years of software development experience

  • Knowledge and experience that demonstrates the ability to connect and influence

    others to achieve goals

  • Understanding of Scrum and Agile principles and practices

  • History of delivering quality work on time

  • Works effectively with a small team using an agile workflow

  • Enjoys working with product specialists and end-users to understand requirements

  • Takes a pragmatic approach and adapts to change

  • Creative approaches to problem solving



 


Valuable Experience


 


  • Working with C-level executives and key stakeholders
  • Interacting with local and remote development teams
  • Coaching others for professional development


Benefits


  • Full medical, dental, life and disability insurance plans that can be tailored to your specific needs and the needs of your family

  • A competitive 401(k) retirement savings program matched by Power

  • Competitive salary - We pay very well at market rates reflecting both location and

    experience

  • All the tech you need - We'll pay for whatever hardware and software you need to work

    and make sure you're regularly upgraded to the latest versions

  • Personal development - We provide books, courses and conferences

  • Paid parental leave - When the time comes to welcome a new member of the family, we

    offer paid parental leave

  • 3 events per year focused on internal development and improvement





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Power Home Remodeling Group is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.