Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

We are looking for an exceptional Software Development Manager experienced in leading development efforts and the humans who complete the work. This role is a unique opportunity to drive the development organization to the next level of maturity. You will be one of three managers in the Technology organization.

You are a great fit if...

  • You are a people leader.
  • You used to be a developer and you’ve hung up your technical hat and chosen the leadership stream to support and develop teams of people
  • You are exceptionally organized
  • You don’t bat an eye when it’s time to take initiative and execute
  • You have a strong understanding of SDLC and years of experience using an Agile Development approach.
  • You are solution oriented, a critical thinker and have the ability to balance multiple projects and priorities
  • You’ve managed offsite teams or offsite talent remotely
  • You are usually approached with issues that no one else can solve – you are the ultimate problem solver with the ability to balance thoughtfulness and a sense of urgency
  • You have the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships and partnerships
  • You are highly detail oriented with exceptional follow up and follow through

Apply on page or simply send an email to [email protected]

Key responsibilities

  • Provide strong, crisp leadership to a team of software developers. You will enable your team for success!
  • Identify gaps in development/delivery processes and drive solutions to these challenges
  • Work cross-functionally with the Product Management, QA, IT and Release Management to coordinate the delivery of software features
  • Contribute to the operational success of the delivery lifecycle. Drive work, your teams’ day to day activities and throughput
  • Adhere to established processes, identify areas for improvement and collaboratively solve these process challenges with your peers
  • Deliver to the talent management needs of your people including developing training plans and providing the necessary coaching and support for people to grow and learn.
  • Develop and maintain a highly collaborative working relationship with your delivery partners and peers including two small onshore development teams
  • Ensure teams have appropriate requirements, direction, and resources to deliver effectively
  • Provide guidance & coaching to motivate, and lead direct reports to their optimal performance levels and career development
  • If/when necessary, work as a sprint teams SCRUM Master

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • University degree or College diploma and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Ideally, 5-8 years of coding/development experience
  • 4+ years of leadership experience
  • Understand how the Internet and WWW work
  • Understand Agile and Scrum methodologies, preferably a certified SCRUM Master
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic and tactical thinking

Igloo welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Benefits of working at Igloo

Flexible work hours – you have a life outside of work, we get that!

Three weeks’ vacation to start.

Competitive compensation and benefits.

A parking pass paid by Igloo OR a cash incentive if one is not required.

Paid professional development as well as in-house training and mentorship opportunities.

A fun-filled and inclusive work environment – we work hard but never lose sight of having a good time.

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