Software Development Manager


Offre publiée le 2024-07-02

Alexa Translations

About Alexa Translations

Alexa Translations provides translation services in the legal, financial, and securities sectors by leveraging proprietary A.

I. technology and a team of highly specialized linguistic experts. Unmatched in speed and quality, our machine translation engine is best-in-class and specifically trained for the French-Canadian market.

If that wasn’t enough, our technology is backed by two decades of award-winning client service.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Software Development Manager to lead our Technology Team, overseeing software development, quality assurance (QA), and DevOps teams.

The Software Development Manager will play a pivotal role in driving the development and execution of our technical strategy, ensuring the delivery of high quality products and services that meet the needs of our clients and partners.

You will report to the VP of Technology and work directly with the ML Team Manager and Information Technology.


  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the team within an Agile / Scrum environment
  • Work closely with senior developers, architects, and stakeholders to develop a long-term strategy and feature backlogs for your libraries and translate that into achievable road maps and project plans in an Agile environment
  • Establish a software development process that spans the entire software development life cycle and work with your engineers and key stakeholders from QA, DevOps, and product management to establish and continuously improve that process
  • Set and maintain a high bar for code quality and excellence in delivery with ownership of uptime.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to improve the performance of the engineering organization and drive the necessary structure, process, and system changes.
  • Work with senior developers and architects to develop the best technical designs and approaches
  • Manage, execute, and report progress against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Build and track metrics to proactively drive process improvement
  • Hire, mentor and develop software engineers

Minimum Requirements

  • Strong leadership / management skills and experience managing globally diverse software development teams.
  • Results-oriented with a keen sense of initiative, internal motivation, and an unrelenting focus to think and act strategically, lead and communicate effectively in all directions, and drive measurable results delivered on commitments.
  • A coaching mindset, comfortable leading teams, and direct reports through influence and with a continuous learning approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated through presentations, emails, software documentation, collecting customer requirements, and communicating with team members.
  • 10+ years of hands on experience in the industry involving developing SaaS Platform solutions
  • 8+ years of experience leading and managing cross -functional development teams
  • 3+ years of experience managing other managers, leads, senior developers and architects
  • Experience leading teams developing large, scalable, available and resilient cloud data systems
  • Experience building API strategy and API architecture
  • Experience with AWS cloud services
  • Exposure to compute platforms, large-scale cloud compute systems
  • Experience hiring talented developers and setting up teams for success
  • Experience managing geo distributed teams across different time zones
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field


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