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SVP of Engineering

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 11/16/2018 Job Number: 3163

The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of company software development capability globally to deliver industry leading software products. This role requires significant experience and a proven track record of successfully delivering mission-critical enterprise software. This individual will drive software development team execution to translate strategy into results.


  • Direct/manage/supervise the software development function across the software development lifecycle (requirements gathering, development, quality assurance, technical writing and project management)

  • Manage P&L of software development function

  • Recruit, hire, train and coach to create world-class software development teams

  • Manage external 3rd party onshore and offshore software development partnerships

  • Establish effective measures and processes that allow teams to continuously improve across software delivery, software quality and drive operational excellence

  • Collaborate with other departments to prioritize and schedule software development initiatives

  • Leads the work of functional area(s) through subordinate managers and directors

  • Participate in defining organizational goals and strategic plans

  • Analyze problems and identify resolutions at a strategic and functional level

  • Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a wide audience, from technical staff to management, clients and coworkers



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is mandatory (MBA is desirable)

  • 10 or more years in a leadership role managing multiple teams across multiple products and technologies

  • Hands-on development experience architecting and developing software

  • Experience with developing in the Microsoft ecosystem (including Microsoft Azure) preferred

  • International business and financial/investment services industry experience preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a global, multicultural environment wherein diplomacy and a passion for diversity are paramount

  • Ability to deal professionally and courteously with internal and external contacts

  • Excellent English verbal and written communications capabilities required

  • Ability to multitask, strong attention to detail, self-motivated willingness to take initiative

  • Confident, strategic thought leader with high level of humility

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