• Development Director

    Job ID
    US-CA-San Jose
    Business Applications
  • About the Job



    The Development Director is responsible for the development of business applications that support selling, support, provisioning and deployment of 8x8 products.  Working primarily with the Salesforce platform, the development director will be accountable for delivering end-to-end technology solutions, in line with strategic business objectives and priorities.  Reporting to the VP of IT, this person will oversee development execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule with quality outcomes. Partnering closely with the business, project management office and technology teams, they will ensure business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.


    Job Description:

    • Applies technical thought leadership in service of delivering enterprise-wide technology solutions.
    • Ensure applications are supportable, scalable and achieve business objectives
    • Responsible for the training and career planning for team members
    • Responsible for staffing Agile teams with full time employees and/or contractors
    • Work with business to understand the overarching business strategy and objectives in order to develop technology solutions
    • Identify the implications to application(s) under responsibility and plan appropriate responses
    • Accountable to the business and IT leadership for successful solutions and service delivery
    • Determine the scope of enhancements and/or change requests from the business
    • Prioritize and manage development and implementation of enhancements and/or change requests by fostering collaboration with the business
    • Follow and enforce development best practices, standards and release processes
    • Expected Behaviors include Accountability, Adaptability, Relationship Building, Highly Communicative, Decisiveness, Empowering & Influencing Others


    Job Requirements:

    • Strong breadth of knowledge in modern software technologies specifically on the Salesforce platform
    • Strong project management and team management skills e.g. planning, budgetary control, people management etc
    • 10 - 15 years experience in custom software application development with recent 5 years in development of custom applications on Force.com platform. Prior development experience should be in Java / J2EE technology stack.
    • Candidate should have strong programming experience with Visualforce, Apex, Triggers, Eclipse IDE, Salesforce Object Query Language (SOQL) and JavaScript
    • Experience in implementing quality guidelines, standards and procedures
    • Prior management of medium (5+) to large teams and vendor resources.
    • Strong knowledge of applicable business areas, the supporting technology architecture, and applicable processes
    • Strong knowledge of professional services vendors, and outsourcing business models and tools
    • Passion to lead successful team efforts and projects exceeding expectations
    • Project management disciplines - task planning, financial planning, and issue management
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Salesforce.com certifications are a plus.


    About the Company

    ABOUT 8x8

    8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) ​is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 45,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. 

    ​In today’s competitive market 8x8 continues to deliver service excellence, with a consistent, innovative, cohesive, progressive and dynamic culture.

    For additional information, visit www.8x8.comwww.8x8.com/UK or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn,

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    Additional Information

    8x8 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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