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Software Development Manager in Chandler, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

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Job Description

Software Development Manager

Location: Chandler, AZ

Here’s what to expect: 
• Collaborate with end users, product owners, and management to determine business requirements and future development priorities
• Translate corporate and departmental objectives into specific targets for their product area.
• In conjunction with upper level management create an overall vision for the product guidelines to determine future product development
• Keep up to date with current industry trends and best practices in the Educational Technology sphere in order to ensure products are on the leading edge of industry trends and theory as it relates to educational technology
• Collaborate with the Product Owner on questions relating to the product backlog and development priorities
• Mange the professional development of everyone on their team(s).
• Perform HR management responsibilities, including on-going performance evaluations and annual reviews. 

The Successful Candidate possesses:

  • Advanced level knowledge of web development best practices e.g. MVC, REST, JavaScript
  • Advanced level knowledge of at least one modern language, multiple preferred e.g. C#, Ruby,
    Python, Java
  • Experience in Windows environment; Linux experience a bonus
  • Proven ability to lead a software project from ideation through delivery.
  • Ability to translate departmental objectives into an actionable roadmap. 
  • Intermediate level experience architecting Data Stores SQL and NoSQL.
  • Intermediate to Expert level ability to attract, hire and develop top talent


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Education, a related field, or equivalent experience 
• 5+ years’ experience in a Software Management position.
• 5+ years developing software applications
• Exceptional communication skills
• Expert knowledge of agile best practices.
• Experience collaborating across organizational boundaries and with outside clients.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Development experience within the education industry is a plus.


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