Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent

Job Description

A leader in their space, the client is committed to delivering best-in-class device management solutions. We are looking for out-of-the-box thinkers who appreciate the art of creating great software. To us, being visionary is more important than doing things the way they have always been done.

You have excellent strategic thinking, and a strong foundation in software architecture, and you understand the logic behind how things work. You are inquisitive, have a passion for modern technology, and are driven by the energy to identify and solve complex problems. As a key member of our team, you will play a crucial role in fostering a motivating and productive environment that encourages growth and success.

Job Title:  Manager, Software Development
Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Work Model: Hybrid, 3 days in-office minimum; additional occasional/or regular in-office days may be required to support your team

The candidate:

Take a holistic, long-term view and build the capability of the organization to build great products.

Help the teams and the ScrumMaster with removing obstacles, making improvements, and applying Scrum principles within the team.

Act as a coach for teams that are developing new solutions and technologies, by providing direction, encouragement, and technical expertise to the team.

Teach teams how to improve and solve problems

Explore top-notch modern software development practices for the entire software development lifecycle and help introduce these to the team.

Support Product Owners and ScrumMaster in the execution of implementation plans and the creation of roadmaps.

Develop the technical capabilities of team members through on-the-job and external training.

Facilitate and encourage “best practices” sharing throughout the organization.

Must Have Skills:

Excellent strategic and logical thinking, ability to understand the logic behind software development processes.

10+ years of experience in Software Development, Design, and Testing with over 5 years in a strategic leadership capacity.

Excellent understanding of software architecture with a demonstrated history of enhancing software architecture in previous roles.

Strong understanding of professional software development practices & best practices for the full software development lifecycle; Knowledge of commonly used development tools and technologies.

Positive and can-do attitude, inspiring optimism, and determination among the team; drive for excellence.

Proven ability to drive results and meet ambitious targets, while maintaining a supportive and nurturing team culture.

Demonstrated problem-solving skills, with the ability to approach challenges with a proactive and innovative mindset.

Analytical rigor and solid process management.

Desire to groom and develop high-potential talent into leadership roles within Product Development.

Ability to attract talent by leveraging your vast network and showcasing at various recruitment events.

Strong experience in programming languages such as C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, etc.

Good knowledge of relational data models, SQL, and RDBMS (MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, or MySQL).

Nice to Have Skills:

Good knowledge of cloud services (AWS, GCP, or Azure)

Front-end architecture experience (Angular JS, Node.js, React, CSS, HTML).

Experience with NOSQL databases (Elasticsearch, MongoDB, HBase).


Starting: ASAP

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