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SW Development Manager

Boston, MA
We are looking for a highly motivated experienced manager with a strong background in developing dynamic high volume, mobile, and web applications to lead a talented team of developers in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is a passionate and experienced in leading teams building SaaS based consumer solutions ideally with Ruby, Go, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS.
If you love building cutting edge technology, are deeply technical, and want to have some fun while you work, we want to talk to you.

Responsibilities

  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
  • Work closely with the Product Management and engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  • Develop and review code with an eye for quality, efficiency, and stability for all aspects of the front-end and back-end web application technology stack with a strong interest in back-end applications
  • Help plan and manage complex projects in a dynamic environment an communicate status.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Must have successfully lead and managed developers for 3 - 5 years; preferably in developing Cloud applications following Agile methodologies.
  • Expertise in back-end/full stack development with one or more of the following: Ruby, GoLang,  JavaScript, HTML, and CSS expertise desirable.
  • Familiarity with Unix-based systems and terminal commands, esp. MacOS/X, Linux, Ubuntu or Debian.
  • Ability to work independently, take ownership, be accountable, and adjust to changing requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
Desirable Experience
  • Ruby/Rails
  • Go(lang) / Node.js
  • JavaScript web application frameworks, esp. backbone.js and underscore.js
  • Middleman
  • Haml, Sass, Compass, Bourbon
  • Test-driven development, esp. using Jasmine and/or RSpec
  • APIs, REST and Service Oriented Architectures
  • Agile methodologies

Comp & Benefits

  • Competitive comp based on experience level
  • Healthcare HMO & PPO
  • Stock options and 401k
  • Flexible Spending and Transit Reimbursement Accounts
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