Software Development Manager

Job Type Permanent
Salary Very Attractive
Reference 31965
Global Leading iGaming operator launching into US needs a Software Development Manager to launch their FS Team 
  • Preference in Tri-state area but possible also for Miami/Boston/Pennsylvania based candidates 
  • You will have the exciting opportunity of creative autonomy in the creation of department protocols/establish architecture and build the team in your image
  • You will also have the support of one of the world's most established iGaming operators behind you. 
  • You will begin more hands on technically, gradually build the team and eventually become further hands off growing more teams in your image below you 

Facilitated Software Development
  • Initial hands on architecture of the system from both a Front and Backend perspective 
  • Provide detailed and comprehensive specifications to developers, when necessary.
  • Determine most effective and efficient software design to meet specifications, when necessary.
  • Ensures that the project schedule, as pertains to his/her team's tasks, are regularly updated.
  • Signs off developed software provided by developers.
  • Ensure that all the produced artefacts are versioned correctly and accurately.

Manage/Build Team
  • Build/Scale the team and contribute actively to recruitment processes 
  • Effectively allocates appropriate resources to projects, in conjunction with Product and Project Management teams, to ensure that project deadlines and requirements are met.
  • Once team is scaled assure that the skill level of each team member is monitored, evaluated and that each team member is improved and mentored in an appropriate fashion
  • Documents the performance appraisal results and maintains a portfolio of evidence for each team member.
  • Conducts performance appraisals of department members at least twice a year
  • Ensures that the team business plan is aligned with the company strategy and working towards achieving the strategy.

Competencies: Technical Skills & Experience

  • 5-8 years of software development experience with a focus on Mobile/Web Based development 
  • Good working knowledge of OO languages, preferably
  •  A strong academic background (formal qualification, HND, Degree or equivalent experience)
  • Advocate of Agile development methodologies (Scrum, TDD, DDD)
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of the full life cycle of the software development process
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Strong mentoring and leadership skills
  • Impeccable time-management - Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong relationship management at all levels of the hierarchy
  • Strong business acumen
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