Vice President of Platform Engineering in Bethesda, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/6/2023

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bethesda, MD
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    Not Specified
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  • Fully Remote

Job Description

**Hybrid in Adelphi, MD.**

Our not-for-profit client is looking for a Vice President of Platform Engineering to join their team.

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities of the Vice President of Platform Engineering:
  • Develop platform-oriented strategy, responsible for delivery, enhance velocity, and manage efficient resource capacity
  • Work with product management leadership to design, manage, and/or execute product and application roadmaps
  • Utilize futuristic tools, technology, and frameworks for enhancing business experience
  • Lead the platform organization to successful delivery of business outcomes
  • Manage the organization budget, with ongoing focus on personnel, vendor, and indirect expenditures
  • Build strong working relationships with business leaders to ensure the technology teams meet expectations and contribute to the achievement of business goals
  • Collaborate with other IT leaders and business leaders to develop short- and long-term strategic plans
  • Support and facilitate innovative and experimental software development work to test new ideas, within bounded cost and time frames
  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction for the software engineering organization
  • Develop efficient workforce strategy to meet the organization’s current and future needs through developing, hiring, and/or sourcing talent
  • Manage resource allocation across teams to maximize business impact of resources
  • Recruit and hire talent to address new needs and skill gaps
  • Facilitate collaboration and partnership across software engineering teams and stakeholders
  • Manage employee engagement and promote a compelling employee value proposition to retain software engineering staff
Requirements of the Vice President of Platform Engineering:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and at least 15 years of experience in software engineering and managing platforms
  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing
  • Understanding of software development methodologies and best practices
  • Understanding of relevant tools and platforms with an eagerness to learn about new and unfamiliar technologies
  • Adaptability and ability to manage rapid change in business needs, processes, or technologies
  • Strong talent management skills including talent development, coaching, mentoring, and team motivation
  • Experience leading geographically distributed teams
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Job ID: 378584

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group is a leading strategic consulting company that provides business and IT services for our clients as they seek to transform and execute strategies that will drive exceptional outcomes. Leveraging over 30 years of success, we focus on professional services, talent solutions, and life sciences. Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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