Software Development Manager

Location

Vancouver, Canada

Term

Full Time

Date Posted

September 28, 2021

SAXX Underwear Co. is looking for a Software Development Manager to join the team based at our Vancouver office location.

This is your opportunity to be part of a globally growing brand in a dynamic work environment.

The Software Development Manager will…

Work in an Agile environment, provide leadership and support to a growing Information Systems team. This is a unique opportunity to lead a fully cross-functional team including developers, QAs, and BAs. If you’re a technology leader with a background in software development and a passion for helping people, we’d love to speak with you.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Manage a cross-functional team including software developers, QAs, BAs, and others as needed to support business growth
  • Support successful team outcomes by tracking goals, participating in regular one-on-ones, and overseeing work assignments
  • Support the Senior Director Information Systems by providing input into long term plans, budgets, and architecture
  • Manage a portfolio of initiatives to support the business, including:
    • Custom software development
    • COTS implementations
    • Integrations and EDI onboarding
    • ERP customization and configuration
  • Partner closely with the IT Infrastructure Lead on initiatives that require infrastructure, security, or helpdesk support
  • Proactively recommend technology solutions to business problems
  • Execute on the company’s technology roadmap, including annual work plans
  • Support requirements gathering, planning, and sequencing of work plan items
  • Develop and implement software development and QA policies and procedures
  • Continually improve delivery quality through vendor management, dev testing, code reviews, QA, and UAT
  • Create, approve, and track project budgets, ensuring alignment to the department budget
  • Develop and educate the team on consistent and scalable Agile best practices
  • Oversee Agile ceremonies including sprint planning, retrospectives, demos, and training
  • Work closely with functional leaders in Finance, Operations, and Ecommerce to deliver on common goals
  • Provide business context, motivate, and inspire your team to achieve their best
  • Provide mentorship, coaching, and career development opportunities to your team
  • Foster a fun, engaging, and supportive team environment that celebrates success
  • Proven track record of delivering solutions that are achieved in a collaborative and client oriented manner
Required Qualifications:
  • Degree or Diploma in computer science, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience directly managing development teams
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a software developer
  • Agile certification, ideally Scrum
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of flexibility and adaptability to change
  • 2+ years’ experience managing COTS implementation projects, including vendor management
  • High degree of responsibility and attention to detail
Why we think you'll love working with us
  • We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision coverage, and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support your wellbeing
  • Get additional health care support through a virtual health care platform and a health spending account
  • Have your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • Be part of a team of incredibly talented, passionate, and driven people focused on building and innovating
  • Make an impact with your work—each person has an equal opportunity to contribute to our goals
  • Join one of the fastest-growing companies in Vancouver and find opportunities to grow in your own career—offering advancement opportunities for our team members is important to us!
  • Stay fueled with our in-house chef, healthy snacks, coffee, and tea
  • Hang out with the cute and cuddly dogs at our headquarters
  • Stay fit with our in-office gym
  • During the COVID 19 pandemic, we learned the majority of our roles are remote-friendly. Although there may be times where it is required or more effective to be in office for certain meetings or tasks. As the pandemic evolves, we will continue to adjust our working arrangements as necessary.
To Apply…

Please forward your resume and quote Software Development Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please. We appreciate your interest in the role, however; only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in a career with SAXX.

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