Software Development Manager

Software Development Manager

About the Role:

Shipcom Wireless is looking for a Software Development Manager to lead the Product Development team. You will coach and lead a team of Software Development Engineers to build highly scalable, multi-tenant services for the next generation of the Catamaran platform.

At Shipcom, we hire hands-on managers. This role requires you to set a compelling vision for you team, and deliver high quality solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. To succeed, you will need excellent technical skills, coupled with powerful leadership, planning, and management capabilities. You will need to be skilled with building highly scalable, reliable back-end services.

This is a unique opportunity to join a small team and have a large impact across different sides of the business as it advances quickly to meet customer demand. As an integral member on the team, you will have a massive impact on our product’s success.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

  • Being a player-coach who can engage and lead colleagues by setting examples, and giving guidance for new strategies of “out-of-the-box” thinking
  • Dive deep into the details on business, operations and engineering
  • Be a technical, detail-oriented leader who can build and grow an engineering organization
  • Excel at hiring and developing strong software development engineers
  • Deliver the most customer-centric experience
  • Be able to look at problems in new ways, inventing simple solutions to complex problems
  • Build and champion a psychologically safe culture as well as structure and develop diverse organizations
  • Present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Take great care of the development needs, of your best-in-class team and cultivate an environment of belonging so high performing individuals can form outstanding teams that deliver results for our customers
  • Discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions

Expected Skills/Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience working directly within engineering teams
  • 3+ years of people management experience, managing engineers
  • 3+ years of experience architecting and designing (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of experience designing and developing solutions in distributed systems environments
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline. Master’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience with building web and mobile solutions
  • Hands-on expertise with building and operating back-end services
  • Experience partnering with product OR program management teams
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills, written and verbal communication skills
  • Being passionate about what you do and a get-things-done attitude to make your product and team successful

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston Shipcom HQ

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