Sr. Manager/Director of Engineering
Balfour - Dallas, TX

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Sr.Manager / Director to lead a team of Software Developers, QA and Technical Engagement and Support teams in the development and on-going enhancements of an advanced proprietary publishing software products. This position will work closely with Product Management, Marketing, Manufacturing and Support teams. Primary location for this position is Dallas, TX office; candidates that can work from the Austin, TX office will be considered.

Role responsibilities:

• Manage team of developers, QA and Technical Support in designing and implementing new functionality, as well as improving existing products

• Participate in strategic planning and management for resources, environments and releases

• Own scheduling and on-time delivery of features throughout the software development lifecycle

• Work with engineering operations team to deliver highly scalable and reliable customer experience services of our hosted platform

• Work closely with the community of users that include independent sales representatives and act as a primary developer advocate

• Architect and deliver a strong development process that ensures high quality and business agility

• Provide timely and appropriate communication to business owners, stakeholders, and users on issue status and resolution

• Participate in the definition and promotion of engineering best practices within the organization in collaboration with other development resources

• Work with Product Management to understand and implement the required releases


• Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, MS preferred

• 10+ years of overall technology experience in a software development role and a deep knowledge of software development methodologies with emphasis on Agile experience

• 5+ years in a management role, leading software engineering teams

• Strong architecture, design, and implementation skills with a strong coding background in object oriented languages (e.g. C#, C++, Java)

• Strong background in Java / J2EE Architecture and hosted applications

• Experience with Adobe publishing products like InDesign

• Proven experience delivering production-quality, high availability, and highly scalable server side and client applications

• High degree of competency within all phases of project management including:

o Issue and risk identification and management

o Change management

o Tracking dependencies and milestones

o Communication of overall project status

• Strong experience in internet and web application technologies

• Strong experience in SaaS

• Experience with SQL, web technologies and web services

• Excellent organizational and communication skills across, up, and down the organization

• Demonstrated maturity, judgment, negotiation and analytical skills

• Strong desire, passion, and commitment for learning new business and new applications

• Experience offshoring and managing offshore development teams

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