VP of Software Development

Full-time Kansas City, MO

Set the technology strategy: - Work with business side/product owners to translate business requirements into technical needs - Drive the right technology choices (e.g. languages, libraries, frameworks) - Lay out the technology architecture for both immediate and long term - Take appropriate risks for technical debt and define the strategy for paying it down - Deliver technology capability that gives us a competitive edge - Work with product to influence system design using knowledge of technology capabilities - Communicate the technology strategy to the company 

Lead people to achieve our technology goals: - Defines the staffing strategy for all technology organizations - Causes the right recruiting activities to happen such that recruiting goals are met - Put in place the right processes for personnel development and training - Responsible for retaining and motivating talent - Ensure that the team understands the “why” behind the company’s plans, and are inspired to realize the company’s vision 

Execute to make the goals happen: - Create organizational alignment such that all of their organization is working towards this vision, and each team members understands their role in delivering on the plan - Form the right organizational processes to that make sure that the team deliver on their accountabilities - Ensure all services and websites are maintained - Deliver product roadmap initiatives on time with no scenario blocking bugs - Assess and protect against catastrophic threats to the company’s technology infrastructure - Lead the team to build in an appropriate level of maintainability


Prior experience managing software development teams of 30 or more.  Python, React environment.  Fast paced company experience with a focus on leadership and execution in a rapidly growing team.