Looking for technical leader who is passionate about high performance and prioritizing the performance of their team
D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift.
New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.
D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.
D2L’s has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.
The Development Manager is crucial to the success and the productivity of the department. A successful Development Manager ensures teams are working effectively to deliver high quality software at a predictable cadence, while developing the individuals to their full potential.
You are passionate about high performance and put the development of the team above you as an individual.
As you grow in this role, you continue to keep up-to-date and innovate with the latest in web, mobile and software technologies. You continuously learn the best practice to manage teams to high performance. You take pride not just getting things done, but getting them done well.
HOW WILL I MAKE AN IMPACT?
- Build it right. Ensure solutions are built with high quality, using simple clean designs according to sound architectural principles.
- Develop and grow your people. Coach and enable the growth of people on the team.
- Remove road blocks. Support the team by guiding them on overcoming impediments to their success.
- Enable effective process. Act as Scrum Master and/or Agile coach to ensure the team is operating effectively.
- Create reliable plans. Work with the team to estimate work, assess risk and provide effective delivery plans.
- Communicate and collaborate with other teams and roles to ensure alignment and achievement of higher level goals.
- Assess new technologies and determine how to utilize them to improve product lines.
- Drive a culture of high quality and innovation,by collaborating with Architects, Product Managers and your peers.
- Improve how we deliver software. We want people how are driven to improve all of Product Development, beyond just their team.
WHAT IS D2L LOOKING FOR FROM ME?
- 5+ years of relevant work experience.
- Proven experience of successfully managing and leading Agile teams.
- Deep understanding of software engineering best practices.
- Strong knowledge and experience in Agile methodologies.
- Experience managing people to high performance and reaching their potential
- Hands on experience building software.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience.
WHY WE'RE AWESOME:
- Flexible work hours
- Health and wellness programs
- Collaborative work environment
- Dog Friendly office
- Snacks and food trays!
- Foosball and Ping-Pong tables
- Showers on site
- Centrally located in downtown, close to restaurants and pubs, easily accessible by public transit
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