Job Title: Software Development Manager

Location: Houston, TX

Type: Full time managerial

Top 3-5 must haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years in a Leadership role
  • Experience building large WPF applications
  • Experience with MVVM frameworks
  • Experience using a version control system such as Git
  • Agile/Scrum Experience

Job Summary:

The Software Development Manager is responsible for managing the software development team at the client. The team is responsible for designing, developing, and supporting Kirby’s custom developed applications. The Software Dev Manager is also responsible for serving as a liaison with the Business Analysis and Infrastructure teams as well as interfacing with the PMO.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide management and leadership to the development team
  • Assigned work to developers by planning iterations and application release schedules
  • Help troubleshoot issues
  • Mentor and train Jr developers
  • Assist with escalated production
  • Perform Code Reviews and QA testing as needed
  • Work with cross functional teams to insure quality throughout the software development life cycle
  • Recruits qualified technical resources and ensures resources get appropriate training when needed
  • Proactively mitigate potential issues
  • Work to reduce technical debt and provide coding best practices and recommendations
  • Keep up to date with emerging technologies and trends
  • Other tasks as needed or assigned by management

Qualifications Knowledge & Skill:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years of software development leadership experience
  • Experience building large WPF applications and experience with MVVM frameworks
  • Experience using a version control system such as Git
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience with service bus and messaging technologies such as NServiceBus, Amazon SQS, MSMQ, and RabbitMQ a plus
  • Experience with ORM technologies such as NHibernate/Entity Framework a plus
  • Web Development experience a plus
  • Mobile development experience a plus

Availability to interview and start:  ASAP and ASAP

Hours: Typical work hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.



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