Director, Application Development for Security DDoS Solutions (Filled)

FL-South Florida
Position Reference Number: SECAPPDEVFL
$100,000+ Base, Total Compensation $110-120K range
Relocation Package: Yes
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelor, PMP Certification Preferred

Job Description has been retained multiple times by this growing client to assist in building their executive leadership team. Our client, a world leading provider of DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) mitigation services seeks an experienced application development manager to lead their internal systems development group. This group develops and maintains an external customer portal but is primarily tasked with the development of systems that will be used in-house. This company provides 24/7 DDoS mitigation services making up the world's leading DDoS mitigation capability. The Director of this development group will manage a small virtual group of developers in the US and Canada. There is room to grow this team in the future. The heaviest concentration of users for this position is in Security Operations Center in South Florida. The Director will gather requirements from stakeholders (CTO, Sales, Network Engineering, Customers, etc.); work with the CTO and Architects to refine requirements and manage development projects; Work with end-users (mainly 24/7 SOC and Network Engineering groups) to ensure smooth adoption of technologies; Manage development budgets and staff improvement / training plans. The Director will be a highly accomplished leader of people, someone who builds strong relationships, a polished communicator who is capable of extracting needs from end-users and capable of delivering to expectations set with users through sound project management. The successful candidate will be a strong relationship builder, an outstanding Project Manager (Strong preference for PMP Certification) and an experienced application development technology professional that is capable of seeing how their contribution fits the overall big picture of this company's future growth. While relocation is provided, the package is limited and may not accommodate a candidate who has substantial relocation needs. Base salary compensation will fit into the $100,000 to $110,000 range.

Job Requirements

This role requires a BA/BS in a Computer Science, Math or Information Systems discipline combined with 5-10 years of progressive experience, first developing applications and then leading those who develop applications. Well-developed Project Management skills are required. Prior experience with C, PHP and other similar programming languages is helpful. Experience leading a mix of in-house, virtual and off-shore developers is a plus. This role requires candidates to demonstrate a successful track record of gathering requirements, setting end-user expectations and delivering to those expectations through sound project management techniques. Outstanding customer relationship building skills are a must. Demonstration of the ability to coordinate the work of other developers while managing projects and the expectations of end-users is required. Strong Project Management skills must be demonstrated. A PMP certification is appreciated. Florida Security Job, Fort Lauderdale Security Job, Ft. Lauderdale Security Job