Software Development Manager

PressReader - Richmond, BC (30+ days ago)

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At PressReader Software Development we are invested in your success. We want you to have a job you are genuinely excited about, as well as opportunities to learn, grow and challenge yourself. If you are passionate about your career and are eager to be a key contributor to the company’s success, then this is the company for you.

Software Development Manager plays a key role within R&D team that builds the platform for PressReader.com web-site and app-services using cutting-edge technologies.

Main responsibilities:
Design, implement and support reliable infrastructure for services;
Create and oversee budget for hardware and software, cloud services and other 3rd party SaaS solutions
Manage infrastructure team and work groups of software developers, research engineers, DevOps engineers, including hiring, supervising, monitoring performance and progress
Supervise research projects for R&D teams
Analyze product requirements, planning their implementation in collaboration with product team
Design and implementation of IT-related policies for Security, Software Deploying, Incident Management as well as others

Skills and Qualification:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering/Development
Minimum 10 years of leading software development teams developing large web-based commercial applications
Subject matter expert in Native AI and NLP
Proven successful experience creating, coaching and leading AI and Machine Learning software development teams
Background in research is a must
Strong technical and analytical skills with expertise in problem-solving
Strong desire for self-improvement in related software development technologies and processes
Experience leading multidisciplinary teams in test driven development and Agile/iterative development methodologies
Ability to multitask and manage teams with multiple concurrent assignments
This is a full time permanent position working 40 hours per week from our corporate office in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada at 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC Canada, V6V 2J1.

Compensation package includes 100K annual salary and the following benefits: extended health care, dental, vision and Life &ADD insurance; MSP installments; 3 weeks paid vacation from the first year, up to 6 paid sick and up to 5 paid bereavement days per year; reimbursements for professional training and membership in professional associations; gym membership and more. The overtime rate of 1.5 regular rate starts after 40 hours per week.

Please apply with your resume and cover letter at https://workable.com/j/296F65B3ED You can learn more about PressReader and our other openings at www.pressreader.com