Software Development Manager

Published
April 5, 2021
Location
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Job Type

Description

Job will be remote until Altamonte Springs, FL office is open.

Job Description:

Collaborate with the lead architect, developers, business analysts and company executives in order to determine the software's technical direction, system design and implementation plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a development team with good engineering practices and systems thinking.
  • Own the creation and managing of the software development lifecycle processes.
  • Manage and oversee the design and development of software applications.
  • Collaborate with team to design and communicate product roadmaps.
  • Estimate and discuss feature ideas and stories, be a proactive member of the team.
  • Set and monitor expectations and metrics on software quality.
  • Manage features and scope creep to allow on-time delivery of software.
  • Work with developers to create accurate time estimates of new features.
  • Triage software defects for developers and assist in the prioritization of enhancements to future releases.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the development team, workload, priorities, etc.
  • Participate in the technical design discussions.
  • Advocate for and track progress on technology and tools changes that enable an increase in quality and timeliness of software releases.
  • Collaborate with direct reports on their professional development and growth.
  • Engage in Performance Evaluation, leadership meetings and manage subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.
  • Challenge and inspire the team to deliver applications motivated by user needs.
  • Code reviews, performance reviews, counseling.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of 5+ years leading/managing teams large or small.
  • Minimum of 3 years Software Development Management.
  • A passion for developing products and creating and leading teams.
  • Mobile Software Development experience a plus.
  • Understanding of Change Management principles.
  • Understanding of software design, development, build process, and release process:
    • UI/UX design
    • Technical requirements
    • Code reviews
    • Code versioning
    • Testing and QA processes
    • Build, code merging, branching, etc.
  • Possess up-to-date knowledge of technological developments in the industry.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication (written and verbal) with internal and external customers.
  • Possess strong problem solving and decision-making skills while using good judgment.
  • Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Prior functional experience in full software development life cycle methodology - Waterfall or Agile methodology preferred.
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation software (Microsoft Office platform, Visio, SharePoint).
  • Possess strong time management skills.
  • Must be highly organized.
  • Must be able to work independently.

Education / Licensing:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Computer Science, Systems Programming, Information Technology, Accounting, Math and/or relevant professional certifications).
  • Knowledge of insurance, claims industry a plus.
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