Software Development Manager

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Department: Minneapolis, MN

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

UnityWorks is looking for a Software Development Manager to join their Bloomington, MN office.

 

Position Overview: 

The Software Development Manager leads a front and backend development team of 9 associates, setting team strategy which supports corporate objectives, developing associates and managing day to day execution of team activities to deliver top quality software for UnityWorks’ industry-leading automotive-focused web video products and solutions.  To accomplish your work objectives, you will work primarily with members of the development staff, including quality assurance associates. You will also work with product owners and key business stakeholders across the organization, from project initiation through release and maintenance.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing day to day execution of team activities: both project and sustain activities for front and backend development associates as well as activities associated with company objectives
  • Lead team to deliver assigned software components on time and within budget in an SDLC context
  • Developing staff, setting and upholding clear expectations
  • Driving software engineering excellence: collaborate with counterparts in engineering across the company to evolve coding and testing best practices
  • Collaborating with product team and business unit leaders to establish and execute on resource plans
  • Developing and maintaining a team work load plan

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, or related area
  • 10+ years’ experience with software design and development with at least 5 years in a leadership role with direct reports in SDLC project and daily support environments.
  • Balanced skillset in terms of front and back end technologies and languages; experienced and knowledgeable in .NET as well as HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Ability to coach associates in personal development and set clear expectations
  • Ability to quickly establish partnerships with functional group leaders
  • Demonstrated customer focus and passion for continual improvement; ability to drive the team in the area of coding best practices
  • Strong experience leading offshore teams through software design and construction efforts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator; enables an environment of trust

 

UnityWorks is a leader in providing web video products and solutions to auto manufacturers, dealers and partners.  UnityWorks takes "big data," adds customer intelligence, and delivers relevant content to the consumer throughout the purchase cycle.  Founded in 2001, UnityWorks has flourished from just three employees to a dynamic and diverse team of more than 100 talented, professional, go-getters that make things happen!  Our team is comprised entirely of creative and tech-savvy in-house specialists that bring creative ideas to life in unexpected and beautiful ways.

For more information about UnityWorks, please visit our company website at www.unityworks.us.

 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be notified. UnityWorks is an equal opportunity employer.  

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