Delivery Director - Mobility Solutions Practice Owner

| Chicago

Description

 

Due to our aggressive growth, PE is looking to add a Mobile Solutions Delivery Director to our mobile practice.  This role will primarily be responsible for the successful delivery and strategy consultation of iOS, Android, and Hybrid application projects. 
 

As a Mobile Solutions Delivery Director at Productive Edge, you will be a key member of a high performing team delivering software solutions to clients. Your days will normally consist of managing a team of 40 development, design, and delivery staff of experts in mobile technologies. In addition to, building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, ensuring ongoing excellence in software delivery across global teams.

  • Oversee all aspects of technology team including Delivery Leadership, Architecture, Development, QA, Design and Support
  • Establish strong relationship with client executives across different teams (Infrastructure, Product, PMO) and leverage those towards your strategic vision
  • Be a strong leader for your team and help foster those same skills to grow your team
  • P&L responsibilities
  • Although the Delivery Director is not a sales role, opportunities to expand and grow the business should be a passive focus
  • Help strategize with client roadmap and make delivery decisions based on these priorities
  • Bringing strong technology leadership to drive high-quality work in the areas of custom mobile application development (iOS, Android, Windows)

To excel in these daily activities, a Mobile Solutions Delivery Director at Productive Edge would make use of the following experience and skills:

  • Experience managing iOS and Android mobile application projects a must.
  • Understanding of IoT, Azure Platform, and MBaaS solutions are a plus
  • Familiarity with Xamarin or other cross-platform mobile approaches (React Native, Ionic, etc) is a plus
  • 5+ years of industry (and preferably agency/consulting) experience with a proven track record of success
  • Deep and broad technical background to be able to converse at the executive level and be seen as a go-to person on technology and delivery
  • Very strong problem-solving skills as well as the ability to operate autonomously and to make decisions on all aspects of the team
  • Ability to whiteboard business solutions
  • Deep understanding of Agile best practices and how best to leverage them to meet strategic goals
  • Nice-to-have: an ability to architect technical solutions
  • Utilize experience with Agile software development paradigms to help drive projects and manage/coordinate multiple initiatives and development teams (including offshore)
  • Interface with both business clients and technical resources both on-site at the client and remotely
  • Resource planning across multiple distributed projects

About Productive Edge

Productive Edge is a Chicago-based leader in digital transformation. As digital business consultants, we focus on digital strategy, customer experience, operations improvement, and product & services enablement. How do we do this? Through launching solutions for Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Intelligent Automation (IA), Internet of Things (IoT), and Cloud Native Solutions. Sounds fun, right? It gets better...and that’s where you come in! 

Productive Edge offers the dynamic opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, highly-collaborative environment that values innovation and creativity. We are a culture that stays on the cusp of today’s developing and emerging technologies. Our passion, ingenuity, and dedication sets us apart from other consultants (as does our modern work atmosphere with fun outings, foosball, stocked fridge and other activities). Because we work with and develop solutions for some of the world’s most exciting brands, we are actively searching for individuals who are ready to change the way the world operates. 

And if that’s not enough, Productive Edge has been featured as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, included in Crain’s Fast 50, and is a regular on Inc. 5000. 

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Location

PE is in trendy River North with great bars & restaurants nearby. Plus, the office is easy to get to with various train & bus stops being close!

An Insider's view of Productive Edge

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

The days of 9-5 are over, in a good way. We’ve been successful because we get things done. Our expectations are our employees are simple, and that is to collaborate and get things done. Adios punch card!

Tory

Digital Marketing

What does career growth look like on your team?

From our interns up through our managing partners, we believe everyone has the opportunity to learn from each other. We run flat where our directors and partners are the front-line working with our team to ensure they are heard and have a clear growth plan in place. Yes, the door is always open.

Tim

Delivery Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've learned the importance of teamwork and communication. At PE, all projects are team-based with a lot of things in motion during each step of the process: from the sales team to the delivery teams to the finance and leadership teams. Having that camaraderie and communication makes a smooth process that works internally as well as for clients.

Kate

Finance Manager

What are Productive Edge Perks + Benefits

Productive Edge Benefits Overview

Work Hard, Play Hard
Celebrate often is our motto. Celebrate the success of others and the work accomplished. From quarterly outings, to weekly events, to just hanging around in the office after work, we celebrate with those around us for making our company great.

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We love to share our passion for technology with others. Learn more about the ways we're empowering our Chicago community and how you can get involved. We love to share our passion for technology with others. Learn more about the ways we're empowering our Chicago community and how you can get involved. We love to share our passion for technology with others. Learn more about the ways we're empowering our Chicago community and how you can get involved.

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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
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Vision Benefits
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Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Company Outings
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Some Meals Provided
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