Development Manager

Location: Melbourne
Discipline: Development
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: 677866
Published: about 1 year ago
We are seeking an experienced Software Development Manager to join our Product Development team. You will be responsible for leading a team of 11 software developers and testers to maintain and expand our software product range in line with our organizational goals and customer requirements. As a leader, you will also ensure that your team works in a safe and positive environment.

  • Collaborate with the CTO and Enterprise Architect to plan and implement the overall technology vision and strategy, and to drive key initiatives
  • Lead the team in developing software products with a focus on quality, sustainability, and continuous improvement, involving stakeholders and team members throughout the process
  • Facilitate the team’s Lean and Agile development processes with a focus on delivering value through working software
  • Foster a culture of high-quality development practices and techniques, while balancing the need to be pragmatic and deliver value early and iteratively
  • Oversee the growth and development of the team, including hiring new talent to complement the skills and culture of the team
  • Create a responsive and respectful workplace culture that integrates the company’s values
  • Provide effective leadership to drive the performance and outputs of the team
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Relevant experience in a people leadership role in the software development industry, coaching and mentoring other software developers
  • Prior experience in software development as a developer, ideally in a SaaS environment with service-oriented architecture including microservices
  • Experience implementing and/or adopting modern software development practices and paradigms, including cloud, CI/CD, DevOps, Lean and Agile
  • Strong technical capabilities with the ability to create, understand and validate solution architectures and technical designs
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, formal and informal, and the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to make pragmatic decisions regarding the team’s focus, ensuring outcome effectiveness is prioritized above resource utilization
  • Strong people focus with a preference for team success over individual achievements
  • Low ego and high Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
If you are passionate about software development and leading a team, we encourage you to apply for this position.