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Job Title:  Software Development Manager

Location: Austin, TX

Employment Type: Full-time

About Us: Our client is a leading technology firm specializing in managing software development projects across a diverse portfolio of companies and industries. Based in Austin, TX, we are committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions that drive innovation and transform businesses.

Job Description: We are seeking a skilled Software Development Manager with experience in managing projects across multiple companies spanning various industries. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical expertise, leadership abilities, and a proven track record of successfully leading software development initiatives in dynamic environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Portfolio Management: Lead and oversee software development projects across multiple companies within our portfolio, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and with high-quality standards across diverse industries such as technology, healthcare, finance, retail, and more.
  • Strategic Planning: Develop and implement strategic plans for each software development project, aligning them with company objectives and market opportunities across different sectors.
  • Team Leadership: Manage a team of software developers, engineers, and technical professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment to drive project success.
  • Resource Allocation: Effectively allocate resources including internal teams, external contractors, and technology partners to optimize project outcomes and ensure efficient project execution.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions and ensure the successful delivery of software development projects across varied industry landscapes.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Serve as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project progress, milestones achieved, and upcoming objectives related to software development initiatives.
  • Budget Oversight: Monitor project budgets, expenditures, and financial forecasts to ensure projects remain within financial parameters and achieve targeted returns on investment.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure all software development projects adhere to industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and quality standards throughout the software development lifecycle.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related technical field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Software Development Manager or similar role with at least 5+ years of management experience, managing complex software development projects across multiple companies or entities within diverse industries.
  • Strong technical background with proficiency in software development methodologies, tools, and technologies.
  • 6+ years of hands-on Java experience, building and leading a team of 10+ Java Developers.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships across various industry stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple software development projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and compliance considerations relevant to software development across different industries.
  • Certification in Project Management (PMP) or related fields is advantageous.
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