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Director of Mobile Application Development

Orbcomm

This is a Full-time position in Sterling, VA posted May 3, 2021.

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Director of Mobile Application Development

Summary

Title: Director of Mobile Application Development

ID: 12146

Department: Firmware Engineering

Location: Sterling, VA

Description

The Opportunity:

ORBCOMM’s Sterling, Virginia office has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Mobile Application Development to join our talented Product Development team.

Reporting to the Vice President of Embedded Systems, the Director Mobile Application Development will build and lead a high-performance team of software engineering professionals responsible for delivering industry leading web and mobile applications to our internal and external customers.

The Director Mobile Application Development will spearhead, oversee, and optimize the development and engineering practices in a fast-paced Agile environment.

This role is also responsible for collaborating with the respective business stakeholders, software teams, and vendors in ensuring well-defined technology roadmap, user stories and prioritized product backlogs in support of the overall business strategy while ensuring best practices for mobile application development are being followed.

You will have the opportunity to:
Build and lead a highly talented, top-performing, efficient, autonomous engineering and development team.

Oversee end-to-end software engineering, embedded firmware, mobile development, and back-end API’s.

Review and participate in key architecture and technical design decisions.

Assist in definition of technology roadmaps, products and improvements aligned with appropriate product and business roadmaps.

Advance architecture, process, and tools through innovation, cutting edge technology and research.

Drive continuous improvement and automate tools, processes and technology to allow for greater engineering throughput, quality, capabilities, skills and delivery.

Own outcomes of engineering, planning, execution, and delivery on complex projects.

B e responsible for deliverables including, but not limited to: ALM process, release schedule, product roadmap, prioritized backlog, user stories, product documentation, estimation, release budgeting and forecasting, and status reports.

Manage personnel including hiring talent, professional growth of direct reports, vendor management, building new teams.

Foster great business relationships by partnering with key stakeholders and cross functional leadership teams.

Bridge communications between the business and development teams and takes full ownership of the product development lifecycle in-line with Agile principles.

Push for continuous improvement of talent, process, and technology.

Support and troubleshoot production issues.

Must have skills & abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Information Systems or equivalent experience 8+ years of IT/software development experience in either a software company 5+ years of hands-on technical leadership 4+ years of Agile/SCRUM Business Requirements Gathering Application Lifecycle Management, SDLC, and Support, Traditional & Agile PM Methodologies Project Planning, Estimating, Scheduling, Tracking, Budgeting, and Reporting Risk & Issue Planning (Identification, Mitigation, Resolution) Strong Diagnostic & Analytical Capabilities Excellent Written & Oral Communication Skills with all levels of management Ability to prepare formal management presentations, along with organizing and conducting effective meetings.

Experience with Oracle Applications / EBS or major ERP experience is a plus.

Experience with cloud services Experience working with relational and non-relational databases.

Able to measure organizational progress and health through metrics and results.

At ORBCOMM we hire for fit.

We look for candidates that are serious about their careers and hold the same level of enthusiasm for building a world class company that we do.

About ORBCOMM Inc.

ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things, 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.

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.

For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com .

You can also connect with ORBCOMM at https://blog.orbcomm.com , on Twitter at @ORBCOMM_Inc, at https://www.linkedin.com/company/orbcomm or at https://www.youtube.com/c/ORBCOMM_Inc .

Interested?

At ORBCOMM, we believe that our people are our strength.

Our success stems from our ability to attract and retain the best people who deliver a high level of performance and skill.

If you are looking for a significant career opportunity and the chance to work for an established, successful and high growth company, ORBCOMM is the ideal place for you.

We are committed to employment equity.

ORBCOMM would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise them that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ORBCOMM is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

ORBCOMM is a single source provider of multi-network connectivity, leading edge devices and powerful applications for industries including transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, oil and gas, maritime and government.