Careers - Development Manager

The Development Manager ensures that technical team members are motivated, organized, and coordinated across Scrum Teams. Provides an employee-focused approach to understanding individual growth needs, organizational needs, and career goals to develop team members. This role manages a development organization ranging from 8 to 20 team members, and is ultimately accountable for the day-to-day activities of each team member. This position works closely with Product Management, Director of Product Development, and the VP of Product Development to ensure that team members are effectively utilized, trained, and coached.

Essential Functions

  • Development Management: Responsible for coordination and supervision of development activities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Mentors and leads and Software Engineers on software development best practices
  • Incorporates development best practices based on American Healthtech commercialization process
  • Leads projects and Scrum Development teams in the delivery of product roadmap features
  • Staff Management: Responsible for ensuring area of responsibility has the talent and resources to meet short- and long-term organizational goals as well as ensuring maximum productivity and performance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Proactively recruit, screen, and select candidates for current and future resource requirements
  • Effectively orient new hires to ensure a positive and productive employee engagement experience
  • Ensure structure and hiring plans (within budget) are appropriate for performance and productivity levels required
  • Utilize the company’s performance management program as designed to align individual performance to overall performance objectives. Meet all completion requirements at a high quality level. Provide ongoing performance feedback. Identify and take appropriate action for non-performance
  • Ensure each employee has a clear and thorough understanding of their role and responsibilities. Keep job descriptions current for each position
  • Actively support and participate in organizational development and training programs. Meet all completion requirements at a high quality level
  • Mentor, guide, and coach direct reports in order to expand their capabilities and performance
  • Communicate all corporate matters in a positive and timely manner as directed by Corporate Communications or senior managements
  • Administer all internal policies and procedures in accordance with corporate, human resources, budgetary, and finance guidelines. Ensure accuracy of staff data records.
  • Comply with all employment laws and regulations including, but not limited to, equal employment opportunities for all

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer science or a combination of relevant education and equivalent experience.
  • 5 years of Software programming experience
  • 4 years’ experience within an enterprise application development team
  • 1 year of team leadership or staff management experience
  • Demonstrated skills with project management tools and methodologies with an ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to assess training gaps and develop and implement required training
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent team building and employee relationship skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Must be detail oriented and able to follow through on issues to resolution
  • Experience managing remote development teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of team leadership or staff management experience

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Ridgeland, MS