Software Development Manager

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Full Time






Mar 18, 2022


If you’re a Software Development Manager looking for your next opportunity, we should talk. Are you looking to have the choice to work in the comfort of your home and with a flexible work schedule whilst working approx. 40 hours per week? Yes? Well, MessageMedia could be the place for you!

Right now, we are looking for a Software Development Manager to join the team on a contract basis to help us provide leadership through building and coaching people and owning delivery on behalf of the team and liaising with stakeholders to help form product roadmaps. The role be responsible for supporting the build of front and back end services working with cross functional teams in Python, Java and bespoke languages.

This is a remote job and you can work anywhere in the Philippines.

Who is MessageMedia?
MessageMedia provides innovative mobile messaging solutions that help businesses of all sizes, from SMBs to enterprise-level – better connect with customers. With 90 percent of messages read within 90 seconds, MessageMedia drives business success by creating engaging mobile experiences that customers love. Our messaging solutions for alerts and notifications, billing and payments, appointment reminders, marketing, and staff scheduling are trusted by over 50,000 customers in industries such as healthcare, education, retail, and utilities. With offices across Australia, United States, United Kingdom, and New Zealand, MessageMedia is the number one choice for easy and engaging business messaging.

About the Role

As Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for:

Leading and growing a team of passionate engineers through their journey to Agile Maturity. Provide support and guidance that enables the squad to self-organize and to achieve sustained high velocity and predictability.
Managing employee career development by providing coaching and mentoring to junior engineers while guiding senior contributors to maximize their dtzdpjpjz. Drtplete performance check-in’s, collaborate with squad members on their objectives and provide a clear path for progression through personal development plans.
Owning, operating and maintaining your squad’s services. Employ Agile methodologies to continuously deliver value to zojdyabqc. Fhstitute and maintain a rotating on-call ihyhusuj escalation and response processes for the team.
Collaborating on roadmaps with Product Managers, Architects and Tech Leads to ensure the squad has clear direction and priorities. Ensure there is cross-training and a healthy balance between features and technical debt.
rving as the team’s Scrum Master, breaking down roadblocks as well as managing communications with stakeholders and dependent teams. Create a culture of continuous improvement through retrospection.
stituting development best practices to ensure the squad produces high quality, well architected and supportable code.
Helping to break down roadblocks as well as manage communications with stakeholders and dependent teams.
Maintaining a culture of measured, continuous improvement.
Skills and Qualifications:

Minimum two (2) years of experience in leading a team.
You are first and foremost a people person who has the ability to attract and motivate top talent.
You have demonstrated abilities in engaging people in career development, helping them to build a plan, and coached them to see it become a reality.
You are a strategic thinker and thrive operating in broad scope, from conception through continuous operation of 24x7 services. As a pragmatist, you are able to distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans for your team.
Master of agile processes, continuous integration and test automation.
A development or system engineering background is preferred, with a minimum 7 years hands-on experience developing complex systems. You have worked across a full stack, and you have experience with backend services and distributed systems.
Experience leading engineers in a highly technical and complex operations environment. Ideally, you have experience in a production Cloud / DevOps environment.
You have a strong understanding of IT service management best practices, preferably with ITIL certification.
You have an operational background, understanding and having operated in an environment based on 24/7 service.
You are a delivery focused individual who values curiosity, collaboration and developing others to succeed.
If leading, building teams and managing people in high-performing environments is what you like to do then this could well be the role for you. We are looking to start someone as soon as possible so apply today and let’s talk real soon.

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