Ultimate Software develops and markets human resources and payroll software for workforce management. We provide sophisticated people management technology delivered in the cloud.
Director, Software Engineering needed at Ultimate Software in Weston, Florida to manage agile software development team that is building the next generation payroll application and implementing continuous improvement initiatives. The location of this job is at 2250 North Commerce Parkway, Weston, Florida 33326.
Manage agile software development team that is building the next generation payroll application and implementing continuous improvement initiatives. Lead the daily standup to resolve and remove technical impediments to project completion. Lead the team process improvement events and retrospectives. Track team productivity and velocity to identify impediments and work to continually refine and optimize processes to meet business objectives. Lead technical and process change within the organization. Participate in the Daily Product Review and communicate information up and down the line. Facilitate team communication regarding team issues and maintaining team performance statistics. Guide and mentor team members in software engineering. Responsible for hiring, firing, performance reviews and recommending compensation, raises and bonuses. Work with Product and Design counterparts to set strategic priorities including roadmap definition and prioritization. Responsible for ensuring code consistency and alignment with standards of development to ensure production capabilities and quality. Work to identify and mitigate project and schedule risk. Work-related travel about 4 weeks per year within USA and Canada.
A qualified candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or foreign earned equivalent degree in a computer field plus at least 60 months of work experience in leading agile development, quality, and ops teams for enterprise level software deliverables, including work with software modernization, elasticity, multi-tenant architecture, SaaS, and data-driven analytics.