The Associate Director of Software Engineering will direct the software development activities of multiple engineering teams for j2 Global® digital Fax product offerings as well as internal business application systems.
* Work closely with Product Management, Project Management, and Quality Assurance to ensure that applications and internal systems are developed in a timely manner, on budget, with required functionality and high quality * Coordinate with other Engineering managers to effectively deliver product updates * Deliver on j2's product strategy and product roadmap including both external products and internal business systems. * Manage the day to day activities of j2 development and cross functional teams * Contribute to product architecture efforts * Review Project Design Documents on key initiatives * Work closely with project manager and development team leads to ensure delivery to design * Stay current on industry and competitive trends * Evaluate and recommend new technologies as appropriate * Participate in the development and evangelization of the Java and/or Node.js coding standards within the organization. * Displays solid fiscal responsibility by managing and adhering to budgets and always seeking out operating efficiencies and economies. * Work with Quality Assurance teams ensure the efficient and stable release of new product offerings * Demonstrates an inclusive, roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic by showing a willingness to participate in daily workloads when needed to make deadlines.
Job Requirements and Experience:
* 5 to 10 years of progressive growth in Leadership and Management experience in commercial software development * Minimum of 5 years of architecture experience * Minimum of 8 years of experience in API software development * Minimum of 10 years of experience in developing large commercial web-based applications * Experience in cross platform user interface design * Experience with high-volume, consumer-facing platform scalability * Experience with Web Services and API design
Key Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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About J2 Global
J2 Global is an Internet information and services company.