Director of Software Development

Spot FreightIT & Cybersecurity 9+ Years

Job Description

About Spot

Since 2009, Spot has built a team of motivated and knowledgeable employees dedicated to making sure every shipment, every customer, and every contract carrier is taken care of. That’s why, no matter what time or day, we’re always available. Consistently ranked on the Inc. 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies and IBJ’s Fast 25, we have grown into one of the fastest growing companies in the nation with over 200 employees across our 2 locations. We have plans to hire an additional 350 people by 2023. Join a team that rewards your hard work and is committed to your success.

What You’ll Be Doing:

As part of this team you will engage business and technology leaders and champion the design, and articulation of solution engineering in relation to specific business problems. You will lead the overall technical vision and communication for solutions. In this role, you will work with other top developers in building modern solutions that scale in a high-volume transactional environment.
Collaborate with IT Teams to implement infrastructure solutions needed for the deployment of our customized software and support our business goals.
Responsible for the overall product/business solution design and delivery aspects of implementation.
Function as a subject matter expert for application design, feature optimization, availability, scalability, user experience, visualization and data integrity
Recommend alternative technologies and improvements to existing architecture.
Create and update technical documentation.
Demonstrated strong analytical skills and technical problem-solving skills.
Work closely with all facets of our internal infrastructure including: Network, Systems, Server, Support, Storage, Database, Data, and DevOps to ensure best practices are followed.
Ability to balance what is technically or strategically right with what is practical or realistic for the business.
Complete IT Projects and duties as assigned.

Our Ideal Candidate Is/Has:

College Degree or equivalent work experience.
10+ years’ experience as a full-time software developer or engineer in the following environments: C#, .NET, backend development and strong knowledge of .NET platform.
Fluent in two or more programming languages: C#, Groovy, Java, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby and Scala.
Designing, developing and consuming RESTful, SOAP based web services for mission critical, high volume systems.
3+ years working in an architectural or solution engineering role.
Proficient with various programming languages and development environments as well as adopt new languages and technologies quickly.
Understanding of all aspects and roles of scaled agile software delivery and the impacts associated with various types of technical decisions.
Can effectively communicate a vision to technical and non-technical people.
Both Theoretical AND Practical - knows and understands architecture principles and theory but can practically build reusable solutions that are optimized to balance a variety of quality factors.
Experience working in a team-oriented fast paced, distributed and collaborative environment.
Excellent troubleshooting skills, self-motivated, results-driven and well organized.
A self-motivated leader who is results driven, and media or technology enthusiast.

Why Spot?

Be able to make an immediate impact in a rapidly growing company
Comprehensive training program to set you up for success
Ongoing career development and internal advancement opportunities
Modern, downtown office with a bowling alley and an on-site gym
Casual dress code- Spot gear for the days you can’t decide what to wear
Convenient downtown parking
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance
Life insurance and 401k with employer match

Spot Freight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Spot Freight is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation, please send an email to to notify us of your request. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Posted On

November 5, 2019