Software Development Manager


Do you crave the challenge of working in a fast-paced, product-focused company? If you want to change the world, work on a platform that is growing like mad and is impacting the lives of millions in Canada and across the world, then we want to hear from you!

Our Software Development Manager will be responsible for leading a team of talented developers and QA Engineers, driven by a common goal of making VarageSale the best customer experience possible with a focus on scalability.

In this role you'll lead your team, and work closely with product managers, product designers, QA engineers and other engineering teams to bring our products and infrastructure services to life. Also, If you have mad ping-pong skills, we consider that an asset.

The Software Development Manager will apply their experience leading top development teams to ensure we continue to execute our objectives while maintaining our unique values and culture.
You’ll be working on….

Developing an incredible team of talented and motivated developers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact - Setting up goals relating to the application and communicate them to the appropriate team members - Driving the successful delivery of regular software releases in an Agile/Scrum environment - Working directly with Product Management teams to track velocity and plan sprints for the development team - Providing guidance to team members in areas of software architecture design, refactoring and on-going code improvements - Demonstrate strong technical leadership and people management skills including solid communication and analytical skills with thorough understanding of product development and successful problem definition, decomposition and estimation - Maintaining and support our team culture to continually motivate quality, productivity, and innovation - Working closely with areas of the business including our Customer Support Team to ensure timely resolution to any product related issues - Ensuring implementation of effective metrics, controls and reporting to measure the progress, productivity, and quality of each scrum team

We are looking for someone who…. - Has 2 - 3 years or more of work experience as an Engineering Manager, or in Technical Management Role in the Tech Industry - Has 4 - 5 experience in working in Tech Industry among Developers and Engineers - Experience in a startup company would be considered an asset - Considers the needs of their team; we want a team player! - Is familiar with shipping apps in the App Store and Play Store - Has knowledge of responsive web practices and mobile web - Has knowledge of the full software development cycle - Familiar with Linux systems, Ruby on Rails, systems administration

How to apply:

If leading and mentoring teams are your thing, come on over, and we'll continue to build our app together. Please follow this link to complete the application process:

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