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Director of Product Development

Houston, TX

The Director of Product Development is responsible for leading the organization in the development and delivery of HTX’s commercial software products and customer projects. Evaluates the potential and practicality of products in development and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.This position requires exercising independent judgment to perform the responsibilities described herein. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.

Job Description

The Director of Product Development is responsible for leading the organization in the development and delivery of HTX’s commercial software products and customer projects. Evaluates the potential and practicality of products in development and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.This position requires exercising independent judgment to perform the responsibilities described herein. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.

Responsibilities

•        Originate new products in concert with customer needs and business model

•        Assist in market research to establish sound reasoning for entering a specific target market

•         Select correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones

•        Work with company leadership to establish product vision and direction

•        Oversee key projects, processes and product development efforts

•        Develop and implement methods and procedures for monitoring projects, progress reports,and staff, in order to inform management of current status of each project

 

Requirements

•        Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar degree

•        Minimum of three years of experience in managing the development of software products

•        Experience using Agile Scrum development methodologies, including the use of Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

•        Experience with immersive technology (virtual reality, augmented reality) is a plus

•        Ability to multi-task and demonstrate great organizational skills

•        Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

•        Project management skills; will have demonstrated the ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution; will understand howto align resources, seek the input of key constituents, and manage others toachieve desired results

•        Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged

•        Energy and enthusiasm; candidates must find the work "fun" and enjoy being accountable and willing to hold others accountable

•        Ability to travel within United States

 

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