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Director, Commercial Product Development, KF Perform at Korn Ferry

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

About Us

At Korn Ferry, we grasp every opportunity to surprise others and ourselves by going beyond expectations to deliver a bit extra. We call it exceeding potential. To inspire and excite people, teams, even entire organizations. To bring companies' strategies to life. To unite boardrooms and workforces. To unlock potential, realize ambitions, and change lives. Together, we are smarter. Together we are stronger. Together, we are more than.

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. We help clients synchronize strategy and talent to drive superior performance. We work with organizations to design their structures, roles, and responsibilities. We help them hire the right people to bring their strategy to life. And we advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their people.

Our 7,500 colleagues serve clients in more than 50 countries. We offer five core solutions.

  • Organizational Strategy

  • Assessment and Succession

  • Talent Acquisition

  • Leadership Development

  • Rewards and Benefits

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The Role

KF Perform allows clients to gain real-time insights of engagement within their organization to drive continuous improvement across talent initiatives. KF Perform is set of homegrown applications built on Java and JavaScript. As the Development Leader for KF Perform, you will work closely with the Product Owner and your team (both onshore and offshore) to define, develop and deliver high quality features prioritized against the roadmap. You will be involved in the full project lifecycle, including the ongoing maintenance of the product, releases to production, and ultimately supporting client implementations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the timely delivery of software projects through the management and allocation of the technical resources for this application.

  • Management of offshore development team.

  • Oversee the deployment and monitoring of our products and services.

  • Design and lead the implementation and testing of new features within a fast-paced, Agile environment. Provide technical leadership and continuously refine our development strategy.

  • Establish team metrics, set goals for team members, perform reviews and ensure accountability within the team.

  • Drive your team to innovate and deliver roadmap features with agility and high quality.

  • Drive efficiencies in the development team through the use of tools, processes, and effective resource management.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience

  • **Background developing applications on platform required**

  • Deep hands-on technical expertise with strong business and technology focus

  • Experience with agile development methodologies such as SCRUM.

  • Essential background in developing and maintaining web-based applications built on the Java/.Net and JavaScript ecosystem.

  • Experience with managing both onshore and offshore development teams.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals.

  • 4+ years of direct people management of technical teams.

  • Minimum of 7 years of programming experience in building web, mobile, and cloud-based applications.

  •  Bachelor’s / Post Graduate (Master’s Degree).


Korn Ferry is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/ Veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.