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Software Development Manager



Software Engineering
British Columbia, Canada · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

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Position Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated and hands-on SWD/Engineering Manager to join our AEC Design Platform team. In this position, you are expected to lead the team to provide excellent and world-class services and engineering infrastructure to support AEC Design products like AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D development, from build, continuous integration and deployment, to delivery.

  • You understand what it takes to build and support business critical desktop/web/cloud clients, components, and frameworks

  • You know how to motivate and inspire your teams to be as effective as possible

  • You can spot and attract amazing talent

  • You have a passion for being a coach, a mentor, and a teacher

  • You are a leader with vision

  • You take risks and can make quick decisions

  • You can maneuver sometimes vague requirements

  • You have a passion for continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps

  • You understand your job is to sometimes stay out of the way

  • And last, but not least, you know how to execute and have demonstrated the ability to incrementally deliver on your team's vision


  • Manage cross functional teams of Developers, Testers and DevOps Engineers for delivering engineering service, features and functionality

  • Work with your team to help understand requirements, evaluate new features, new architecture and help drive decisions

  • Build and foster a high-performance culture, mentor team members and provide your team with the tools and motivation to get things done

  • Create plans, track and ensure tactical execution and adherence to budgets, schedules, plans, and performance

  • Be responsible for the team's technical strategy, roadmap and success metrics

  • Regularly communicate and collaborate across offices and time zones and across various functions including engineers, Product Owners, Product Managers, Software Architects / Tech Leads, and key stakeholders within other organizations

  • Establish team goals that connect to the wider organization goals, and monitor progress against them

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of software development experience

  • 5+ years in managing SWD/Engineering teams

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field

  • Experience with key technologies and tools such as C++, Python, Node.js, React, etc

  • Experience designing and developing desktop/web/cloud applications

  • Experience deploying production applications with Amazon Web Services or/and Delivery Technologies

  • Experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, etc

  • Experience with Scrum and agile development processes and methodologies

  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cross-platform development experience with Windows, Mac and Linux will be a bonus


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