RSM US, LLP is looking for a Development Leader with 15+ years of experience delivering results with increasing responsibilities and visibility to join our growing CTO team. You will use your experience managing development teams, influencing stakeholders, and translating vision to deliver significant, needle-moving products to RSM owners, employees, and clients. Functionally, you will oversee the support of existing Excel VBA tools, bring new capabilities to the team, and create new solutions using a variety of platforms and languages, and document functionality of the solutions. This will include overseeing the entire software development life cycle and be responsible for hands-on oversight and leadership of your development team members' work to ensure a consistent, uniform approach to software development.
Overall responsibility for solution development / technology design / architecture:
Translates prioritized business vision into an achievable technology / architecture roadmap, planning for both early adoption & mainstream solutions
Liaisons with National Sponsor(s); coordinate 'big picture' strategy/vision to meet the prioritized business need; and proposes resources/scope/timeline to meet need
Performs final code review and ensures unit testing results meet technical and business / functional requirements before user acceptance testing commences
Identifies and effectively communicates project status and tax technical/service issues to the senior management team, including Partners, Principals, Directors and Senior Managers
Responsible for stakeholder management, requirement elicitation, overseeing estimations for business analysis tasks and deliverables, functional specifications using user stories, acceptance criteria and use case narration, UI mockups and prototypes using prototyping tools
Responsible for ensuring unique business needs are properly translated to functional specification
Participates in client-facing requirements gathering sessions with business unit and end-user; while overseeing documentation of end-user requirements for data capture, program functions, data quality, reports and analysis, and training
Builds new team capabilities by selecting platforms, developing plans to integrate into the team toolbox, and setting and achieving benchmark goals for usage and impact
Administers duties related to managing the team (e.g. monitor team schedule and workloads, ensures team members have stretch assignments, provides timely performance feedback, and ensures individual and team goals are aligned to CTO vision / strategy)
Other duties as assigned, including supporting training efforts, assisting in other projects, etc
Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Data Science, or related field
Solution design and/or architecture
Advanced Excel proficiency
Microsoft Office proficiency
15+ years' software development and/or support within a client-centric industry with increasing responsibilities
10+ year's software development management
3-5+ years leading large, cross-functional projects
5+ years Advanced Excel
3-5 years Excel VBA
You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.
Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.
RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req10344_1
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: Business Tax CTO
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req10344_1
Location: 1861 International Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Tax
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor