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Bilingual French/English Software Development Manager

General information

Location:

Montreal - Quebec - Canada

Function:

Software & Product Development

Ref #:

20210019232

Description & Requirements

Description

Our Bilingual French/English Software Development Manager will be leading an experienced software developer team within the schedule generation and forecasting engine group. This group develops and maintains software applications based on advanced mathematical and analytical methods (Operations Research) to solve complex decision-making problems. The Software Development Manager ensures that software products deliver on time with excellent quality. He/She will be part of our global engineering management team within our latest SaaS/Google Cloud platform, UKG Dimensions.

• As a manager, provide mentorship, guidance, and support to the team, in using processes and tools, and ensure career growths as well
• Support the agile (scrum) software development process
• Responsible for effectiveness of the project team and its evolution to being fully self-managed through coaching and collaboration with the scrum team
• Work closely with other managers and directors to plan and deliver high quality software development projects on time and to have collective ownership for the technical excellence of the solutions
• Put in place best practices in software development
• Understands technical implications of issues/impediments and sets direction effectively
• Actively collaborate with other teams in different geographic regions to achieve organizational success and remove impediments
• Recruit new employees with the local recruiter and ensure professional improvement, progression, and training of employees through effective coaching and learning initiatives
• Ability to navigate through a large organization and complex processes while still driving process improvements

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent experience
• Good level of bilingualism French/English
• 5+ years’ experience in a software development management role, including the management of remote/offshore teams
• Experience in managing web-based application development
• 5+ years’ hands-on experience in software development (Java, JavaScript)
• Strong leadership, change management and coaching skills
• Must have led several projects from inception to completion
• Must be experienced in an Agile (scrum) environment
• Is capable of resolving diverse, complex and ambiguous issues and situations
• Dynamic personality, excellent interpersonal skills, good networker, facilitator, self-motivated and driven
• Experience with Cloud, multilayered architecture would be an asset
• Experience/Knowledge in Operations Research, or related fields, would be an asset

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Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at www.ukg.com/careers

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

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