Software Manager - Fruit Industry - Stellenbosch

Thursday, 22 April, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Our Client is seeking a versatile Senior Software Manager to develop cutting-edge software solutions to optimize our business operations. In this role, your duties will include supervising Junior Software Developers, analyzing software performance and configuration systems, and managing the deployment and integration of new software. You will also be required to hire new Software Developers. To ensure success as a Senior Software Manager, you should possess extensive experience as a Senior Software Manager and a mentor of Junior Software Developers. First-class Senior Software Managers drive software innovation at their companies.

Senior Software Manager Responsibilities & Tasks

• Consulting with management and Software Developers to determine software solution requirements.
• Evaluating software solutions and system performance, as well as supervising the software development team.
• Demonstrating patience and using effective explanations when mentoring Junior Software Developers.
• Managing the development, deployment, and integration of software solutions.
• Determining system specifications and analyzing test stage data prior to software installation.
• Managing the installation and configuration of software solutions.
• Collaborating with front end users on software functionality.
• Resolving software deployment and integration errors, and documenting processes.
• Performing routine maintenance and monitoring performance metrics.
• Keeping abreast of new software technologies, as well as conforming to best practices in cyber security.
• Develop, manage and prepare best software development team.
• Guide, coach and mentor software development staff.
• Provide project management and technical leadership for every aspect of software.
• Prepare life cycle for different projects inclusive of research, development, design, evaluation, testing along with delivery to product management.
• Supervise architecture plus lead efforts to develop technical road map of all projects.
• Establish and stimulate software development standards and processes along with best practices for delivery of scalable and high-quality software.
• Perform closely with Developers and Product Owners throughout organization to influence product development assisting or improving products.
• Develop relations with existing and prospective internal customers to interpret all individual requirements.
• Learn and display as how products would add value to respective business.
• Ensure top quality design reviews attaining business goals.
• Supervise resource allocation to assure attainment of apt business and personnel development goals.
• Involved in strategic plans to accomplish technical as well as business with leadership chain, team and with customers.
• Manage and execute software development projects from beginning to finish.
• Evaluate projects, develop and update schedules plus supervise project status.
• Collaborate effectively with all team members as well as hold regular team meetings.

Software Manager Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or similar preferable.
• 5 years of experience in software development and team management.
• In-depth knowledge of programming languages such as Python and JavaScript.
• Ability to mentor Junior Software Developers, as well as to collaborate with all stakeholders.
• Extensive experience in developing, deploying, and integrating software solutions.
• Proficiency in documenting processes and monitoring performance metrics.
• Knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cyber security.
• Ability to keep up with software industry trends and innovation.
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

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