Software Development Manager - Toronto (Remote)
Our Ontario-based client has been at the forefront of the insurance industry for the past 100 years, and is leading the way in digital innovation for the industry.
Think working for a life insurance company is nothing but legacy code and stuffy old offices? Think again. Our client is leveraging nearly a century of industry success and is emerging as a national FinTech leader. With industry-first apps, and a digital-first mentality, they have gained a reputation as one of the most innovative life insurance/investment companies in the country. But they’re not done yet. As a Dev Manager, you'd be engaged to coach, mentor, and advocate for a growing digital development team working on building core apps, APIs and microservices to support a digital first strategy, and build and evolve their growing digital business platform.
As a Development Manager, your responsibilities would comprise:
Acting as a leader, mentor and advocate for Front Office Development teams
Diving into details to assist the team’s delivery and effectiveness, while providing strategic and technical leadership to the team
Working closely with a cross-functional team of IT leaders and peers, as well as business colleagues, to help guide and prioritize work initiatives
Managing and maintaining KPIs and metrics to help inform decisions around efficiency and effectiveness at a team level
Liaising closely with HR for the sourcing and hiring of positions within their team(s)
Managing all areas of employee performance management, including overall compensation, performance planning, employee growth and maintaining our career framework.
Overseeing the development and delivery of code for industry-leading digital insurance and investments applications and services
Developing and communicating quality software development standards, in collaboration with the Development team, and the Back Office management team
Researching, prototyping and testing new tools and technologies for DevOps and business applications
Working with the development team in the research and investigation of solutions for improvements; analyze and provide findings and recommendations to management
Providing operational support of highly available web applications and services and plan releases from development, staging and through to production.
Exploring innovative new technologies and trends
You should have:
Education / Professional Courses
*** Interested applicants should apply directly to firstname.lastname@example.org - please ensure that your resume is titled with your name.