Exceleron Software Director of Software Engineering

Posted on February 8th, 2019

Rapidly growing high-tech Software as a Service (SaaS) Company located in Dallas, TX is looking to expand its Engineering organization with the addition of a Director of Software Engineering with a minimum of 7 years of Perl development experience and a minimum of 5 years of leading development teams. Must be capable of developing a working understanding of the Exceleron’s MyUsage software which is used to support prepay accounts, usage monitoring, customer communications and meter data management applications associated with electric, water and gas utilities. The ideal candidate will have a strong background using the Catalyst Web Framework and significant experience implementing Javascript, CSS and HTML with Perl. Flexibility, a strong teamwork approach, and the desire to work in a fast-paced environment are necessary for success.  The position will report to the Chief Technology Officer and manage members of the Engineering team. The company offers a competitive salary, fun work environment and a benefits package.  Candidates may work remotely with some light travel to the Dallas office (i.e. a couple of days each quarter). Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States and must pass a background check.


  • Design, implement and deliver product releases to Utility focused SaaS product
  • Technical leadership of 20 developers located in the U.S. and offshore
  • Work with business and process management teams to deliver well-tested software releases on-time into our highly available production environments 

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience leading both onshore and offshore development teams with ownership of large web projects
  • 7+ years of experience with Perl
  • 5+ years of experience with Catalyst Web Framework
  • 7+ years of experience with Javascript, CSS, and HTML 
  • Experience in server-side programming languages such as Python and C/C++
  • Strong hands-on experience in building and maintaining production tools
  • Experience in developing tools for system configuration, deployment, and monitoring
  • Strong experience with different RDBMS and NoSQL Databases
  • Experience in benchmarking, analyzing, and root cause analysis of operating system, databases, and application code 
  • The ability to work and handle complex assignments with a high degree of independence
  • Candidate should be driven to learn outside of work environment, with a spirit of self-improvement and desire to stay up-to-date with new frameworks

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins repositories
  • Strong Linux/UNIX systems and network application and design experience 
  • SOAP API development experience 
  • DevOps experience
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