Antech Diagnostics

Director Software

ID 2020-3937

Overview

 

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For more than 30 years, Antech Diagnostics has been the hallmark of the veterinary industry.  At the heart of Antech is our love for pets. Today Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Veterinary Health, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

 

Antech is comprised of a diverse team of individuals who are committed to each other’s growth and development. Our culture is centered on our guiding philosophy, The Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.

 

We understand that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today, and that’s why we’re inspired to make A Better World for Pets.

Responsibilities

Our  Software Director directs and oversees the software creation function in developing, releasing, and maintaining software applications/operating systems according to customer and business needs. Establishes policies and procedures that produce high-quality software product and service to Antech’s veterinary practice clients and their pet-owner customers.

  • Responsible for leading the product roadmap, coordinating all business efforts by acting with a general management mindset, and supporting SCRUM Team as the Product Lead for a client/customer-facing digital diagnostics experience for Antech’s veterinary practice clients and their pet-owner customers.
  • Responsible for customer and business requirements gathering to story refinement, writing, and acceptance to implementation and rollout.
  • Responsible for representing and advocating the “voice of the customer” and “voice of the business” with the technical team(s).
  • Identify, develop and implement enhancements that improve the customer experience and productivity while enabling Antech’s growth from targeted markets and segments.  Create project plans, determine project teams, gather necessary resources and implement projects.  Manage projects, report on progress and ensure successful conclusions.
  • Communicate with customers to gain feedback on user product experiences and opportunities. Ensure correct features are identified and consider customers, sales, operations, finance, related lines of business and others.  Prioritize and negotiate to build best possible set of features to be included and developed in the new features and solutions.
  • Coordinate with marketing, IT, operations, research and development, sales, support, and others to manage projects and ensure overall launch success.
  • Assist in the development of presentations, demos, and product updates for organizational training and customer-facing marketing materials.
  • Develop/maintain knowledge of Company products and services as well as changes and developments in the industry affecting work activities.  May participate in outside industry groups and forums related to business activities.
  • Direct a team that could consist of contract and company associates, business and technical
  • Provide support as necessary to business initiatives and change projects
  • Continue to foster a positive culture where the team enjoys and is challenged by what they do and who they work with, and have the necessary resources to be successful in their role(s)
  • Accountable for managing all financial budgets and plans associated with approved projects
  • May be asked to participate in other initiatives, special projects and other duties as assigned
  • May be asked to take on, lead and manage direct reports over time

Qualifications

Candidates should have the following experence: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required; Master’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • 10 years’ experience of relevant software industry and project or product management experience
  • At least 5 years’ project management experience, in a role that requires involvement and understanding of change leadership and management
  • Experience product and project managing IT initiatives including the introduction of new processes to support these initiatives. Aware of industry and professional standards (e.g. six sigma)
  • Strong knowledge/experience with software and ideally, healthcare/diagnostic technologies, including cloud technologies like AWS/GCP, system-to-system integration protocols like REST API, UML sequence diagrams, Agile SCRUM process, and familiarity with database / schema concepts
  • Extensive experience in organization wide initiatives and change leadership
  • Science and/or veterinary background preferred, as applicable
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Atech Diagnostics provides sophisticated testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals.

 

 We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. Medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) plan and employee pet health benefits available, too!

  

 

 

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