Job Title

Director, Software Development 

Location

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Description

As a member of the Company’s leadership team, the Director of Software Development helps guide the design and development of our software products and SaaS solutions.  This position requires an experienced, hands-on leader with the ability to coach and lead an existing team of skilled software and DevOps engineers in all phases of software development, including planning, programming, testing, deployment, and ongoing maintenance. 

A successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to influence and inspire success of the team and company.  The position works collaboratively with sales, marketing, and support departments to further corporate initiatives and strategic direction.  As a key leadership position with high visibility, the position will report directly to the CEO and be responsible for mission critical software services.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Design and manage the entire software development lifecycle for all products and services.

  • Oversee the development, quality assurance, and production environments including codebase change management and monthly release management processes.

  • Mentor engineers to utilize best practices on design sessions, unit testing, and code reviews.Ensure that corporate policies related to these initiatives are upheld through the development cycle.

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of projects and staff.Communicate with the development team routinely to ensure deliverables are on schedule.

  • Make recommendations to executive management about schedules, prioritization, and resource allocation.

  • Represent the software development organization as a technical lead through customer interactions.

Requirements: 

Prior Experience: 

  • A proven track record as a software development manager, including 10+ years of technical experience as a software developer, development manager, or related role.

  • SaaS architecture and design experience on AWS.

  • Experience with Agile development, continuous delivery, and DevOps.

  • Working knowledge of SOC compliance standards and their security requirements.

Required Skills & Mindsets: 

  • Ability to hire and retain talented software engineers and operations personnel to create a continuously improving, high-performance team.

  • Ability to communicate, advocate, and influence at all levels within the company.

  • Ability to respect and handle diversity amongst staff and office environments.

  • Fast and enthusiastic learner with a desire to increase knowledge and understanding of the payroll industry and Symmetry Software products and services.

  • Ability to get into the nitty gritty of how a product works and communicate its value clearly and exquisitely.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or applicable experience

If you feel that you have adequate experience and would be a good fit for our company culture, apply now by emailing your resume and cover letter to info@symmetry.com 

Working at Symmetry Software:
 

Being happy at a job goes beyond just doing the work. Where you choose to spend 40 hours a week should be a place that challenges you professionally and aligns with your personal goals and well-being. We truly love what we do, and our customers love what we produce.  Our family-owned and -operated business is collaborative, fun, and friendly. We offer the opportunity to work with all kinds of positions across the company, from the CEO to support to sales and everything in between. 

About Our Work:
 

Our products make sure millions of paychecks are right, no matter where people live or work in the U.S. We simplify the payroll process with accurate and dependable payroll withholding tax solutions.  Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, like Walmart and Southwest Airlines, and leading payroll service providers, including ADP and Paychex.  With a 95%+ customer retention rate, our products always have to be top-of-the-line, and so do our employees.

Symmetry Software is also the company behind the popular website PaycheckCity.com, which helps millions of Americans better understand their paychecks every month.