Senior Director, Software Engineering (m/f)

  • Manage the overall performance and successful project/program delivery of software development projects; ensuring results and meeting agreed on scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives
  • Manage multiple project teams and oversee all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) including estimation, sprint planning, requirements gathering, architecting, developing, testing, issue/risk management, change control and delivery
  • Collaborate with business and product leadership in evolving vision for precision medicine solutions and technologies that drive customer value, efficiency and productivity
  • Provide clear and consistent project status communications; produce executive level presentations and represent the software development team in various forums
  • Develop and maintain project standards, process, documentation, including project plans, agendas, action items, and deliverables in adherence with project management standards and best practices
  • Ensure development teams can execute on time and on budget
  • Collaborate with other team members to establish standards and to develop the roadmap to achieve the desired architecture
  • Conduct formal design reviews with project and core teams
  • Mentor team members by providing career development goals, professional development and driving continuous improvement
  • Budget, track and forecast spend, evaluate new technologies and development efforts (make vs buy decisions)
  • Drive the creation and implementation of automated testing frameworks that reduce QA cycles and increase team velocity
  • Build out a solid, diversified software team by attracting and recruiting top talent across a variety industries and skillsets
  • Engage an evidence-based view of marketplace and customer to develop product roadmaps, in concert with product management team
  • Engage internal partners to assess potential acquisitions and partnerships
  • Partner with the field selling organization to address customer trends and challenges, and drive deeper sales enablement
  • Exercise human-centered design principles to deliver best-in-class usability in our products
  • Bachelor's degree in Computational Biology, Engineering, or Computer Science with an understanding of the analytical and biological sciences
  • 7+ years' in a leadership role in software architecture, design and development
  • Experience in biotech, healthcare, life sciences and/or regulated environments a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with all phases of the SDLC and Agile software development practices

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Agilent Diagnostics and Genomics Group
Leuven [B]

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