Software Development Manager


Job Description:WITS AMERICA CORP, US BU of Wistron ITS, a public traded company from Taiwan and subsidiary of Wistron Group, Future Global 500 company with 70,000 employees with USD 28.9 billion, is expanding into Canada. Wistron ITS has proven track record in assisting global clients to grow and scale through acquiring multicultural technical and industry talents, developing cutting edge software, localizing products, and providing business process and IT outsourcing across the US, Canada and Asia. Our principle: Customer Focus, Committed to long-term customer satisfaction, Integrity, and Innovation. We respect our client’s culture and we work and follow our client’s culture committing on client’s value and qualify delivery. Join us to explore the new opportunities and expand our business footprint to Canada. You will be part of our global team collaborating to serve our global business. Company intro video: Job Title: Software Development Manager Job Location: Calgary AB, Canada (Prefer relocating to Calgary when COVID-19 situation allows) Work from home during COVID-I9 period Employee or Contractor is your choice. Software Development Manager What do you get to do in this position? Job Purpose: To lead a group of software engineers in developing and maintaining Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) software focused on SCADA Pipeline. Key Accountabilities: · This role is responsible for leading and steering a Software Development team in the design and development of software for Pipeline product in the Industrial IoT domain. · The ideal person for this role is someone who wants (and enjoys) wearing multiple hats, from hands-on coding to project planning and leading a team to increase customer impact by providing innovative, quality software with speedy delivery. · Passionate about continuous improvement and well versed with Scrum practices, Lean Agile, test driven development, extreme programming, and ensuring robust execution. · Elicit and understand the requirements, feature design, scope planning, task breakdown and estimation, code development, regular reporting, documentation and delivery of timely solutions. · Provide release estimates and monitor team velocity. · Forecast and manage team budget, promote innovation and development ideas, solution designs and provide delivery estimates. · Coach and develop Scrum Masters within the development team and undertake the role of Scrum Master when required. · Oversee the formation of Scrum teams by ensuring team members are allocated appropriate based on skills, experience and development needs. · Ensure all code is developed following R&D Software Development Process, which includes software design, documented code, code reviews, unit tests and adherence to Cyber Security standards. · Participate and comment in review sessions (walkthroughs, spec and coding reviews). · Ensure sufficient staffing levels of software developers and product specialists within the team identifying and growing any shortfall in skills. · Remain compliant with all agreed internal and external quality frameworks. Measures of Success: · Delivery of quality product development to optimal level of technical ability and quality. · Building high performing teams. This job might be for you if you have or are: · 7+ years as Software Development Manager. · Technical software experience and knowledge to support design review, prioritization, issue resolution, etc., such as: · Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering. · Knowledge of C++, C# and Microsoft .NET development framework. · Technical Support · System Integration · Highly skilled facilitator and organizer. · Proven experience of managing, leading and coaching others. · Experience of working on multi-location and multi-national software development projects. · Experience with similar products preferred. · Experience of writing software where performance and integrity are critical. · Computer engineering or computer science background, ideally in enterprise solutions and industrial automation. · Strong management and leadership skills with the ability to manage teams based in geographically dispersed locations. · Experience in driving and developing high-performance technical teams. · Highly effective in a global and matrix environment. · Clear and engaging communication and presenting style. · Understand software architecture and design using Agile management. · Will challenge conventional thinking, managing risk and influencing a broad cross-section of stakeholders. · Builds rapport and robust relationships as well as influencing at all levels including. · Resilience and resourcefulness to make change happen. Behaviors: · Innovative · Customer focused · Quality focused · Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions. · Widely trusted · Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably. · Analyzes both success and failure for clues to improvement. · Creates a climate where people are appreciated and want to do their best by nurturing strong morale and team spirit. · Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups. · Can comfortably handle risk, change and uncertainty. Key Working Relationships: · Product Owners · Development Managers and Architects · Program Managers, Training & Product Support · Program Delivery Managers · Testing & Configuration Management Teams · Global Services Customer Support Management · IT · Solutions & Technology · Development teams · Business Development ManagersCompany Description:Known in the industry as “The Partner You Can Trust, we are currently relied upon to provide world-class IT services to industry giants in the information technology and communications industry. WITS AMERICA CORP is US BU of Wistron ITS, subsidiary of Wistron Group.Location: Lake Forest, CARate: Paid positionWITS America, Corp is a US subsidiary of WistronITS, which is a CMMI Level 3, ISO 27001 certified, multifaceted and professional IT services company that is part of Wistron Group.WistronITS provides IT consulting and staffing services to Fortune 500 companies worldwide including IBM, Apple and Aveva/Schneider. Job ID: 4937713
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