Director of SAP Software Product Development (Anywhere US/CAN)

Stamford, CT, US


The Director of Software Product Development is responsible for leading the software group in developing, supporting and maintaining Rizing’s suite of software products, and related systems infrastructure. This position utilizes expertise to keep multiple teams working effectively as well as identifying, testing and championing the adoption of emerging technologies by staying up to date with SAP technology innovations and roadmap.  This role will work closely with some of the most cutting-edge SAP technologies such as SAP HANA for Cloud (H4C) and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud (DWC).


Essential Functions

  • Directs the development and implementation of all the various aspects of Rizing products.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to the teams including workforce planning, performance management, expectation setting, goal setting, mentoring, safety, and wellbeing, etc.
  • Supervises all development activities and deliverables throughout the product lifecycles.
  • Responsible for the product technology roadmap.
  • Provides Agile development leadership.
  • Supports the sustainment team in troubleshooting and resolution of issues or defects as required.
  • Functions as a System Architect.
  • Proposes new techniques and technologies for software development.
  • Ensures timely delivery of development tasks within established deadlines.
  • Adheres to software development standards and best practices, using an Agile project methodology.
  • Ensures compliance and gathers evidence monthly to satisfy and document SOC 2 requirements.
  • Partners with the Director of Information Security to maintain our SOC 2 compliance, logs, processes, and security in development practices.
  • Handles product related system administration.
  • Responsible for the delivery of software products to ensure quality and optimization.
  • Ensures strong team communication with management and technical support colleagues.

Required Qualifications

  • 10 years of software development and architecting software solutions, with demonstrated depth of knowledge with SAP platforms and technologies (SAP Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Analytics, SAPUI5, ABAP) and other technologies (Java, C#, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent experience in a related relevant field.
  • Prior experience managing a team of professional developers.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with SAP HANA for Cloud.
  • Experience with SAP Datawarehouse Cloud.
  • Experience managing a Software Development Team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Expert technical knowledge of software development and software engineering principles.
  • Expert knowledge of the software industry; tools, concepts, etc. available today that can be applied to R&D.
  • Expert knowledge of the Agile framework.
  • Advanced knowledge of SOC2 requirements and auditing procedures.
  • Advanced knowledge of project management methodology, to include planning, schedule development, scope management, and cost management.
  • Advanced MS Office to include Word, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to effectively lead teams of professionals including conflict and change management within complex projects, performance evaluation, feedback, coaching, and career development.
  • Ability to attentively listen and effectively communicate in oral and written format with clients and consultants to include effectively articulating ideas and processes.
  • Ability to effectively take business requirements and translate them into application features.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a virtual project team.
  • Ability to build relationships with a variety of groups including executives, managers, consultants, clients, and vendors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Continued)

  • Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions.
  • Ability to creatively analyze and solve complex problems, with the ability to implement resolution.
  • Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines with attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to accept changes in priorities and learn new technologies.
  • Ability to budget, forecast, and measure results.

Work Environment and Special Consideration

  • Works in a professional office and/or remote office environment.
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptops, monitors, phones, and headsets.


Rizing is a privately held multi-million dollar international company fully committed to providing leading SAP functional and technical services to our customers.  We provide  best in-class solutions to meet the global demand for SAP consulting, implementation services, and products by leveraging our industry expertise to help companies run better.   For companies seeking to transform their business through SAP software, Rizing combines the scale and stability of a global company able to take on more complex projects with the expertise, focus, and attention of a boutique firm.   We offer specialized services in:   

  • Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Geospatial services
  • Human Capital Management (HCM)  through on-premise HCM and SuccessFactors 
  • Consumer Industries (CI) for Retail, Fashion, Consumer Products and Wholesale

If you value a culture that respects diversity, individual courage, integrity, excellence, and promotes team collaboration, Rizing may be right for you.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury