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Head of Software Development

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com



Accountable for delivery of quality and scalable software products to enable value at the edge of the grid and to maximize the use of Landis+Gyr IIoT solutions.  Focus will be on timely, efficient delivery of high-quality software to our customers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead SW development and delivery functions to ensure efficiency and consistency in software delivery processes and execution.
  • Lead, manage and develop the global R+D teams to deliver high quality, timely SW to meet business objectives.
  • Lead strategic initiatives to drive organizational efficiencies to meet business and shareholder needs. 
  • Partner with Product Management and Industry Solutions to develop the long-term SW strategy to meet potential customer needs.
  • Continue to drive the organizational design and transformation from regional focus towards the future state for America’s SW execution and delivery.
  • Collaborate with other interest groups; Product Management on itemized project list (IPL); Quality, IT, and Regions on R&D strategy.
  • Integrate and accelerate the platform delivery into existing and next generation L+G products.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s core values.
  • Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Supports and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.


Education & Experience
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Required Minimum Years of Experience: 10+ to 15.


Desired Education/Experience

  • Experience in leading software business unit with clear results
  • Experience running multi-site software projects.
  • Experience in leading an internationally distributed organization.
  • Proven track record of building up and leading multi-site and multi-culture SW teams.



  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Relentless personal drive to achieve goals.
  • Proven leadership abilities to motivate and develop people to excel in their jobs.
  • Understanding of the metering business. Experience with developing products, solution, and services delivery for IIoT market
  • Deep understanding of the product development process (PDP)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to build high performing teams.
  • Process oriented
  • Platform strategy development and implementation competence
  • Intercultural competence
  • Experience of successfully designing and developing sophisticated scalable software products deployed in a variety of environments.
  • Strong understanding of the Agile software development cycle including working and leading teams in an agile environment. Familiarity with more than one software development methodology
  • An understanding of the handling of large-scale enterprise software systems.
  • Experience with cloud platform technologies, SaaS, and other service models.
  • Experience with enterprise software applications, networking and network management systems, security technologies, back-office integration, and SOA/enterprise service business
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.


EOE  AA  M/F/Vet/Disability  VEVRAA  Federal Contractor


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Head of Software Development


Alpharetta, GA, US

Requisition ID:  6522
Date Posted:  Sep 3, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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