Manager, Software Development

Montreal

Offre publiée le 2024-07-02

Amilia Enterprises Inc.

Who we are : Amilia is more than just a tech company we’re a close-knit community made up of caring, entrepreneurial-minded individuals.

Our multi-disciplinary team members will challenge and support you on every project. We care about our work, our colleagues, and our clients!

What we do : We provide an eCommerce platform for activities and recreation. Our platform enables organizations to engage and connect with their community by making it easy to find, register, and pay for activities online.

How we do what we do : We provide all our team members with the tools and flexibility they need to succeed every day. We also put an emphasis on collaboration and encourage everyone to bring new ideas to the table, even if it’s outside of your department.

Why we do what we do : We’re not just here to sell software we want to revolutionize the way recreation organizations leverage technology.

Every Amilian is incredibly invested in our mission to disrupt the status quo and help our clients achieve great things.

What you can expect :

We are searching for a dynamic Manager of Software Development to joina team of 6 Software DevelopmentTeam Leads, Your direct reports will consist of 12 to 18Software Developers, and you will report to the Director of Engineering.

Reporting to the Director of Engineering, You will be responsible for leading the operational side while supporting team members' professional growth at Amilia.

Your primary focus will be on people management, including change management, performance evaluation, recruiting new talent, and continuously improving processes.

Collaborating with Directors, Team Leads, Product Managers, and Designers, you will play a key role in enhancing and maximizing the value delivered by our teams.

You will be responsible for :

Team Management

  • Participate in the recruitment process to attract top engineering talent.
  • Onboard new team members and ensure a smooth transition into the team.
  • Maintain high levels of engagement and motivation to retain talent within your team(s).
  • Conduct regular one-on-one meetings, performance reviews, and career development discussions.
  • Be an ambassador for Amilia’s culture and values, leading by example and adopting behaviors that embody them.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and implement changes to enhance efficiency and quality in collaboration with your team(s) or the engineering leadership team.
  • Communicate consistently and effectively, ensuring that change management is a priority and that the team shares a common understanding of all decisions.

Department Strategic Initiatives

  • Support the growth of a healthy engineering management practice at Amilia.
  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, and promotion of the engineering career progression framework.
  • Nurture a culture of continuous improvement and growth through personalized coaching, highly impactful communities of practice, engaging team events, and regular learning and knowledge sharing opportunities.
  • Embrace continuous learning by staying up to date with the latest technologies and industry best practices, and actively participate in conferences and training sessions to enhance your skills and knowledge.

What we want from you :

  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma (DEC) in computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a leadership or management role with a proven track record in leading and managing successful software development teams.
  • Extensive experience as a software developer, essential for understanding technical challenges, with deep knowledge and expertise in Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and Lean methodologies.
  • Exceptional mentoring and knowledge-sharing abilities, fostering professional growth within the team.
  • Strong influence and communication skills, capable of engaging team members, peers, and directors.
  • Bilingual, both spoken and written (French and English).
  • Contagious and courageous leadership with resilience and adaptability.
  • Excellent organizational and priority management skills, with an analytical mind and strong decision-making abilities.
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a quality-oriented mindset.
  • Initiative and autonomy, with the ability to collaborate effectively as a team player.

What you will get from us :

  • A competitive and progressive salary;
  • A group RRSP employer contribution up to 5%;
  • A group insurance for you and your family as well as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and telemedicine;
  • A $750 wellness allowance per year;
  • The possibility of working in the office or at home, and up to 3 months abroad per year *conditions apply;
  • A strong work-life balance : flexible hours, 4 weeks' vacation and 8 sick days yearly, and year-round mini-Fridays;
  • Skill development opportunities through engaging workshops, communities of practice, trainings, access to Udemy and opportunities to attend conferences;
  • Companywide and team bonding activities to connect with your peers throughout the year and weekly social activities to connect with your peers;
  • Weekly Bootcamp and Yoga classes for Amilians;
  • 25% discount on annual membership for STM and EXO;
  • In-office snacks, including fresh fruit baskets, coffee, beverages, and free drinks.

Amilia is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities and ethnic groups, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations of the Province of Quebec.

Amilia is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Amilia's strength lies in the sum of the ideas and innovations shared by its diverse and inclusive teams.

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