Head of Development

$80 - $90 hourly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:124744

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is seeking an experienced individual to join our client’s team as the Head of Development. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and mentoring a team of four talented developers. Your primary focus will be to provide strategic direction, technical guidance and mentorship to ensure the successful execution of projects and the growth of your team members.

Head of Development Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of four developers by setting clear goals, providing direction and fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Guide the team in the development and implementation of high-quality software solutions that meet business requirements and adhere to best practices
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers and other stakeholders to define project scope, requirements and timelines
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential roadblocks and take proactive measures to ensure timely delivery and high-quality outcomes
  • Provide technical expertise and hands-on guidance to the team in solving complex technical challenges and making sound architectural decisions
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and skill development within the team by providing coaching, training and mentorship
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings with team members to provide feedback, track performance and support their professional growth
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies and best practices to drive innovation and improve team efficiency
  • Act as a role model for the team, demonstrating strong leadership qualities, effective communication and a passion for software development

Head of Development Requirements:
  • Experience working with Joomla and Python
  • Experience working with Omeda and Housebot a plus
  • Relevant experience in a leadership position

Thank you,

Ian Tapia
Project Manager
LaSalle Network



LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.