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Join an organization comprised of highly technical professionals who are passionate about pushing the envelope forward
You will be encouraged to bring your own perspective and ideas to enhance the productivity of your team
A chance to join a well-established, but growing company, whose solutions have a positive impact
Senior Vice President, Software Development @ ORBCOMM
Position: Senior Vice President, Software Development
With nearly 20 years in operation, ORBCOMM has become a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things (“IoT”) and Machine to Machine (“M2M”) communications, providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency.
The company offers a broad set of asset monitoring and control solutions, including seamless satellite and cellular connectivity, unique hardware and powerful applications, all backed by end-to-end customer support, from installation to deployment to customer care. The publicly traded company has offices and personnel all over the world that work in concert to bring their platforms to a diverse global customer base.
ORBCOMM has a diverse customer base including premier OEMs, solutions customers and channel partners spanning transportation, supply chain, warehousing and inventory, heavy equipment, maritime, natural resources, and government. Each individual industry is supported by a broad product portfolio of service offerings which include both hardware and software solutions. ORBCOMM’s customer solutions provide access to data gathered over these systems via connections to other public or private networks, including the Internet.
Due to ORBCOMM’s extensive product portfolio, the company has the ability to provide holistic solutions to clients across multiple industries and operating in markets all around the globe.
Skills & Experience
Senior software development leader with 10+ years’ experience managing global software development teams across multiple geographies
Prior experience within companies proving IoT solutions in telematics, analytics and SaaS is a significant advantage
You are a champion for agile/ scrum software development methodologies and have proven experience accelerating software delivery, improving productivity and implementing best practices
Knowledge of Cloud Computing Models
The ability to relate software development program information to development teams, functional management, customers and senior management
An ability to form a methodical approach to investigating issues and proposing solutions
Summary of the Role
As a central member of the Product Development team, the Senior Vice President, Software Development, will report to the Executive Vice President of Product Development, having responsibility for the management of the company’s software engineering teams on a global scale.
These multi-site, diverse teams are located in the US, Europe, and India and are engaged in the development of ORBCOMM’s IoT solutions. As a seasoned software development professional, you will possess the technical, leadership, and communication skills required to flexibly manage, develop, and inspire the software teams to deliver innovative IoT software solutions. You will demonstrate your extensive knowledge of emerging industry best practices and iterative software development models as you lead these global teams. You will have experience developing smart and connected enterprise applications, analytics insights, telematics, world-class user experience and mobile applications and you will be accountable for the delivery of cost, schedule, quality and technical performance of the software engineering groups. You will directly manage the technical vice presidents and directors to support continued technical evolution, conformance to established practices and leadership to ensure adequate resources are available among a broad range of software engineering groups and projects.
ORBCOMM has seen tremendous growth through acquisition. You will be tasked with facilitating efficient and effective integration of acquired assets and personnel while ensuring teams adhere to agile software development processes. With a large global team, you will provide support to directors and technical vice-presidents to align the corporate strategy with product development goals. You will need to provide ongoing metrics as you support your teams to deliver programs on time and within budget while ensuring cross-functional communication to resolve any related issues and share group accomplishments.