Vice President, Development - My Civic and Content Manager

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Tyler Technologies is looking for a Vice President of Development to join our Local Government division’s product development team.  The role of the Vice President is responsible for providing leadership, planning and guidance for a comprehensive portfolio of products within this division. 

The main objective of the position is to ensure the development team builds a market leading suite of products with a high degree of quality via ongoing collaboration with clients and internal partners.


Lakewood, Colorado | Remote




  • Provide decisive and effective technical leadership for all software development efforts.  
  • Align software engineering priorities to business goals
  • Clearly and consistently communicate product and business vision to the engineering organization. Guide the engineering organization's efforts to achieve this vision
  • Ensure departmental decisions such as staffing, development, and organization, are in line with the organization’s business plan and vision
  • Implement best practices, and continuous process improvement via establishing/measuring key performance indicators and tracking mechanisms
  • Establish, communicate, and implement engineering and development policies, practices, standards, and security measures to ensure effective and consistent operations
  • Drive development teams to consistently improve cycle time and time to market
  • Accountable for completion of product / software development to meet market windows of opportunity
  • Lead the development organization in the efficient, on-time delivery of high-quality software products and tools
  • Ensure that projects are completed within budget and in an economical manner
  • Prioritize and allocate projects and resources in collaboration with product stakeholders, leaders and clients, always keeping in mind overall product vision and an ROI mentality
  • Oversee projects across functions to ensure technical/functional solutions are well-integrated, comply with technical strategy, comply with product strategy, and meet or exceed customer requirements
  • Balance the continuous maintenance of our existing products with the injection of new technologies for the betterment of the suite
  • Provide technical, functional, and strategic leadership for applications development across all products
  • Participate in strategic decisions about the technology, definition, and implementation of enterprise software products
  • Ability and willingness to make tough calls and, if necessary, take tough actions to further the business
  • Recruit, develop, and retain individuals with skills, attitude, and experience necessary to enable the organization to meet commitments
  • Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • Coach and mentor direct reports
  • Handle discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • BS or MS/MBA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business and/or equivalent formal training or work experience
  • 5+ years of senior management experience within a software company
  • Experience leading development of complex software architectures and platforms  
  • Experience leading and managing development activity for enterprise level applications  
  • Proven leadership in organizations of at least 50+ staff members
  • Proven ability to lead projects across multiple vintages of technology, to include application maintenance, modernization, and innovation
  • Ability to work well and productively, always projecting a positive outlook in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment  
  • Ability to balance and effectively deliver contractually obligated custom development alongside new investments
  • Strong situational leadership instincts and abilities 
  • Ability to anticipate roadblocks, diagnose problems and generate effective solutions  
  • Working understanding of Tyler’s portfolio of products a plus
  • ERP software industry experience and/or mobile software industry experience strongly desired
  • Knowledgeable about industry trends, best practices, and change management
  • Proactive & creative problem-solving skills and ability to evaluate options, analyze complex problems, present possible solutions in a simple, easily understood manner
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of development process and methodologies
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of product architecture and technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work with other departments and have client interactions
  • Demonstrated organization and planning ability
  • Powerful problem-solving, risk assessment and negotiation skills  
  • Willing and able to dive deep into the details if necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, teamwork, and customer service

State-Specific Salary Range Disclosure Requirements

Salary will generally fall between $125,000 - $175,000 before adjustment for geographic differences. Recruiter can confirm if position is incentive eligible.

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Requisition Number:2022-2229

Tyler Technologies is proud to be an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please submit your request by emailing or by calling 800.646.2633 ext. 791008. Please keep in mind these methods are reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability.
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