Recsolu, Inc DBA Yello Vice President, Software Development in Chicago, Illinois

Vice President, Software Development

  • Location:

  • Chicago

  • Company Description:

  • Yello’s talent acquisition software enables companies to humanize the candidate experience by providing unprecedented speed and transparency throughout the candidate journey. Founded in 2008, Yello supports hundreds of organizations globally by serving as a key strategic partner in optimizing recruiting operations and talent relationship management.

In 2017, Yello closed a series C funding round of $31 million and continues to grow quickly. We’re looking to hire people who believe nothing is impossible, love to learn and be curious, can be accountable for success, always enjoy the journey and will own their personality. If this is you, come grow your career with Yello.

  • About The Role:

  • As Yello’s VP of Software Development, you will lead the architecture, design and implementation of our web and mobile platforms. You will help development teams deliver high-performing, secure and high-quality software, while contributing to Yello’s product strategy and the product roadmap.

You will:

  • Work effectively with product managers, project managers, development team leads and senior management to allocate development resources, while balancing current client needs with the long-term product roadmap

  • Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects spanning Android, iOS and web development, third-party integrations and back-end services

  • Implement processes and metrics to ensure the software development teams are efficient, and track progress to goals

  • Investigate and take firm steps to resolve software quality issues

  • Work with the DevOps team to build automated test and deployment pipelines

  • How You'll Make An Impact:

  • You will lead and inspire a team of highly-skilled software engineers who are changing the way enterprise companies recruit new talent, and motivate and inspire development teams to find new ways to solve challenging problems.

  • What We're Looking For:

  • You are passionate about building complex, secure and high-quality software. You are able to work effectively across multiple disciplines, possess an open and collaborative work style and can translate business objectives into functional and nonfunctional requirements.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • 10+ years professional software development experience and 5+ years of experience managing software developers

  • Must possess the ability to effectively manage upwards by instilling confidence in executive leadership and communicating the appropriate information at the right time

  • Must have experience in planning, architecting and delivering mission-critical enterprise-grade systems and solutions

  • Expert skill level in one or more object oriented programming languages; Ruby is strongly preferred

  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to complete long-term projects, and prioritize competing or conflicting requests

  • Familiar with AWS and reference architectures for web applications

  • Demonstrate knowledge of information security and its role in web and mobile applications

  • What You Can Expect From Us:

  • In addition to managing a team, this role will work closely with senior leaders to empower the broader organization. Together, we’ll implement processes and tools that lead to a faster delivery of an even better product.

  • Additional Information:

  • At Yello, we work together to improve the hiring experience and power recruitment programs. Every Yello team member is empowered to grow each day and achieve new career accomplishments, and we always make time to celebrate team members’ successes. Our Loop office is steps away from public transportation, overlooks Lake Michigan and our open concept office offers plenty of space to collaborate with colleagues, or to work independently. We offer health, dental and vision insurance, a competitive 401k match, a reimbursement for fitness memberships and support for ongoing learning. Above all, we look forward to coming to work each day to solve interesting problems and make the impossible, possible.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity 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.

  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.

  • You must be authorized to work in the United States, full time, for any employer.