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Director, Software Development

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191430 Software Development


TAIT is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world. Staffed by World Class Innovators creating World Class Experiences, TAIT is at the forefront of technology and live event. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring sets, theatre automation, corporate events or brand experiences, TAIT works with the brightest minds in live event to bring their vision to life. 

With its acquisition of Stage Technologies and Delstar Engineering, the depth of cutting edge technologies continues to advance the companies capabilities. Among its claims to fame, TAIT supplies staging for the highest grossing concert world tours including The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more. Additionally, TAIT created the largest kinetic light installation in concert touring history for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was the production specialist that partnered with NASA to put the lyrics of U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’ into orbit, received a Guinness World Record title for its LED integration and customization at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the London Olympics, fabricated Las Vegas’ Omnia Nightclub Chandelier at Caesar’s Palace and created the first-ever commercial use of the Cable Coaster Virtual Reality simulator for National Geographic’s “Experience Mars.”



Navigator is taking it to the next level.  Every element of your software engineering and architectural experience will be leveraged in this role. Working with the Navigator team, the Director of Software Engineering will be responsible for:



  • Manage and grow a software engineering team to innovate and maintain our software platform for live entertainment
  • Contributes to the overall technical architecture and software design
  • Act as Scrum Master role for one or more agile teams
  • Work with finance team to manage engineering team budget
  • Manage contractor and outsourcing relationships
  • Regularly interact with executive management to align with business strategy and communicate technical opportunities for current and future product releases



  • 10+ years leadership position within a software development organization
  • Experience in a software development start up business environment
  • Technologies: C/C++, HTML, XML, XSLT, Java, OLE, ActiveX, VB, C#.NET, OOP, Assembly (TI 320Cxx, Intel 80x86 16, 32 and 64 bit, 8051, Motorola 6502, Power PC), BASIC, Java
  • Development Environments: Microsoft Visual Studio, MASM, VB, Windows DDK, SDK, WDK, Intel 8051, TI TMS320 DSP, IntelliJ, Eclipse, Gnu Tools, Windows, Linux, AIX, Solaris Sun Studio
  • Development Targets: Windows Native and CLR Applications, Web Applications, Network Client/Server Applications, Windows Kernel Drivers, Linux system software and loadable kernel modules, Windows CE/embedded, numerous embedded systems with custom hardware.



  • Fosters teamwork and requires little direction from manager and/or senior team members.
  • Ability to work in a team and take direction well.
  • Self-motivated and responds to supervision. Asks relevant questions.
  • Enthusiastic about Company and programming Company products.
  • Can independently plan tasks and estimate their completion.
  • Recognizes problems and helps the group adapt to changing conditions.



  • BS or MS in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 10+ years in embedded software development, 5+ years in a lead role
  • Deep Low-level embedded software development and/or firmware engineering experience
  • Establish and maintain a positive working environment conducive to individual style, quality, creativity and teamwork
  • Experience in the following areas: Mechanical controls, robotic controls, planning, automation, sensors
  • Background in hands-on, software development; including requirements, design, coding, debugging and test.
  • Experience with software development best practices including Agile, Scrum, TDD and Continuous Integration
  • Ability to travel 10%


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