Software Development Manager - Remote
CapeTown, South Africa
4d ago
source : Executive Placements

They specialize in backup and recovery, archiving, disaster recovery, search and insight, and data migration that is managed through a single control centre, on any device.

Trusted by more than 40,000 global customers across all industries, they use proven, leading technology to help you discover, analyse, control, and protect your critical data and its making downtime a thing of the past.

As a private equity backed software vendor, with global aspirations, they operate in a fantastic, fast growing market. This is a wonderful and exciting opportunity for a high-achieving, highly motivated and results orientated professional who wants to spend the next few years driving significant growth.

Their VISION : To discover, manage and protect all theirr customers'''' data from a single control centre.

MISSION : To make their customers life simpler, safer and smarter.

PURPOSE (WHY) : they belief that there is a smarter way of doing data management.

PHILOSOPHY : They have many different styles and strengths, but what everyone have in common is their commitment to :

perform on a high level with high standards,

deliver great results,

learn and grow, and

feel engaged in their work.


FUN - Work in a role that suits your nature. Be focused, aligned and engaged.

LEARNING - Fail fast, fail forward. Innovate. Learn and grow.

INTEGRITY - Be upfront and honest. Be accountable.

PROFIT - Customer satisfaction. Increased performance.

Engineering Manager Smart Tribe

Duties and Responsibilities

  • What does world class look like? Are you ready to help define and set that standard? In need of a strong, inspirational, transformative leader of engineering, who can develop growth mindsets, professionalise the way they operate and develop people
  • You will have the opportunity to drive change and transform the way they do things. Develop, nurture and recruit top talent and build high-performance, world-class engineering teams.
  • This is an opportunity to do your careers best.

  • This is a hands-on role : you should expect to spend some of your time writing / reviewing code or working with others on your team directly.
  • The rest of your time will be split between architectural and strategic planning with peers and senior developers and the day-to-day people management and development required of a high-performing and successful team.

  • Extensive engineering management experience, including experience with global, cross-functional teams and operational and cost efficiencies
  • You will be from a development background and have a good understanding of architectural practices. You will be an advocate of Agile engineering practices and you will have prior line management experience with a track record of keeping highly skilled developers motivated.
  • Proven results-oriented person with a delivery focus and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
  • Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed project plans and schedules; manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team by defining, implementing and maintaining a coherent, progressive development strategy for our product line.
  • Evolution of the software engineering practice within the organization, including better reporting, tools, and evolution of development methodology
  • Continue to build an effective development organization by driving the recruiting and hiring of senior level engineers, developing and managing the group, and conducting performance reviews of team members
  • Be curious, research and try new working practices that can enhance the teams performance
  • Drive consistent standards and approaches throughout the development teams
  • Define and report on appropriate KPIs for both the team and executive stakeholders
  • Behaviours to demonstrate

  • Be ambitious, dont hold back
  • Evangelize and embrace design thinking
  • Hungry for market knowledge
  • Collaborative and transparent
  • Set and expect high standards
  • Encourage and expect high levels of self-improvement from team members
  • Essential skills, qualifications and experience

  • 5+ Years working experience in software development preferably with .NET, C#.
  • Must come from a Design led, high-growth SaaS business background
  • Expertise in technology areas including but not limited to APIs, C#, Java, Angular, NgRx, CSS3
  • 3+ Years experience in a line management role with direct reports
  • Knowledge on building complex web applications (RESTful APIs, Security best practices, Scalability)
  • Experience in developing engineering processes
  • Experience leading a team technically, with a focus on a very high quality output
  • Experience mentoring and developing technical teams
  • Excellent written and spoken English and communication skills
  • Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Understanding of AI / ML tools and technologies
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