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Software Development Manager

MyMediabox

Jan 17, 2020

Website :

https://www.mymediabox.com/

Location :

Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Type :

Full Time

Company Description :

Mediabox (www.mymediabox.com) is the leader in online business applications SaaS (software-as-a-service), for digital asset management, creative workflows and royalty management, and are used daily by over 100 “high-profile” Media, Entertainment and Consumer Product licensing companies and 33,000+ business End Users in 120+ countries.  
 
The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with an additional office in Cincinnati, Ohio and is owned by Jonas a 100% owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc., headquartered in Toronto and traded on the S&P/TSX 60.

Job Description :

Reporting to the VP of Information Technology, the Development Manager prioritizes, oversees and supervises all DevOps software developers, their work, and application performance for our Software as a Service product.  This position requires excellent coaching, leadership, motivation, decision-making, and communication skills, and the strong ability to collaborate productively across the other departments, including Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Sales, Marketing, Support, and Infrastructure.  This role also requires active participation in developing and executing a clear development strategy, including implementing standards/methodologies that create an effective and measurable robust software development environment that can produce high-quality software solutions.

The ideal candidate will have a background in software development, a current passion for managing developers, and be a creative and self-motivated problem solver with the ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously.  In addition, this strong communicator requires a proven ability to persevere, articulate ideas, and motivate team members to drive for results while following accepted development and security standards.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directing Others: Lead the software development team on a daily basis to ensure that tickets and projects are delivered “bug free”, on time, and within budget, and have fun doing it.
  • Implement efficient processes, scalable tools, and resource allocation to achieve a high level of productivity, maintain exemplary application performance, and coordinate timely development response to critical customer issues in our DevOps environment.
  • Managing and Measuring Work: Provide guidance and direction to the development team, be able to address performance issues, and facilitate positive and effective communications throughout the company.
  • Provide immediate and ongoing metrics on development performance and output quality.
  • Plan and execute staff development activities and training.
  • Recruit, hire, train, develop, supervise, and evaluate development staff for Building Effective Teams
  • Maintain contractor/staffing relationships and propose changes as needed.
  • Report weekly to the management team regarding work in progress, timelines, updates, staffing issues, and/or obstacles to on-time releases.
  • Process Management: Encourage, promote, and enforce team best practices (Unit Testing, Code Reviews, Adherence to ticketing procedures, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Professional Services, Support, and Sales teams to reach consensus on ticket and roadmap priorities.
  • Review and write technical design specifications, diagrams, wireframes, and client Statements of Work to address both functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Self-Development: Continually stay abreast of emerging software technologies to evaluate if and how they can be game-changers for the company (e.g., Docker containers, microservices, serverless, machine learning, noSQL, etc.).
  • Direct development efforts to comply with evolving security and privacy standards and regulations (e.g, PCI, GDPR, CCPA, Privacy Shield, at-rest and in-transit encryption, pseudonymization, anonymization, etc.).
  • Forecast and adhere to an annual budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years of software development experience writing applications using .NET and related technologies
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience successfully implementing an Agile Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology with a development team that designs and delivers high-quality software products and services that make our customers happy
  • Technical Learning: Working knowledge of SQL Server Database queries, data structures, and basic administration
  • .NET Development experience in C# and MS SQL highly preferred, especially with ASP.NET and MVC
  • Experience with ReactJS, Couchbase, Elasticsearch, Docker Containers, and Machine Learning are all plusses
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in writing and verbally as appropriate for the needs of the audience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google G-Suite tools, webinar tools, and Internet-based collaboration systems and programs
  • Customer-focused and action-oriented
  • Strong functional/technical skills and technical self-learning ability
  • Clear understanding of the ethics and values of the business.
  • Lead & Directing Others: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • Ability to be ‘hands-on’, as this position will require the person to manage numerous projects simultaneously, performing research, and doing analysis personally
  • Confident and positive attitude in facing complex organizations and processes

Is This You?

IS THIS YOU?

To apply for this position, submit a resume to Human Resources at: 

jobs@gjonas.com

Please indicate job title in subject heading of email 

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”