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Manager, Software Development



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

The salary range for this position is $115,500- $214,500

This position is also eligible for bonus as part of the total compensation package.

Base pay offered may vary depending on various factors, including, but not limited to: job-related knowledge; skills; experience; and other eligibility factors such as geographic location. The Total Rewards package includes competitive base pay and an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and several programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

Description - External

Our development leaders foster an environment of passion, craftsmanship and innovation within the teams they lead, and own the technical development and delivery of Intelex software products. Managers work with their teams and departmental stakeholders to delight our customers and empower them with industry-leading capabilities and UX. Within their teams, Managers build a culture of continuous improvement across development, quality assurance and product delivery.

Responsibilities and deliverables:

  • Provide direct management of SW Developers across multiple Scrum Teams (typically 2-3 teams).
  • Manages performance and leadership development of their direct reports.
  • Coaches and mentors team members and manages their professional development.
  • Coordinate the development of key performance goals for functions and direct reports
  • Oversee key hiring and talent development programs to build a world class engineering team that develops and delivers high quality industry leading EHSQ software in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure the development of tactical programs to pursue strategic goals and objectives
  • Foster a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation, and customer focus and a fun work environment while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our R&D organization.
  • Drive Fortive Business System (FBS) as a practitioner and leader
  • Works closely with developers to break down business requirements into work items within the scope of multiple development teams.
  • Works closely with R&D leadership to develop and monitor Key Performance Indicators, metrics and landmarks that lead development teams to success.
  • Proactively identifies gaps in technology, process, product, and team workflow and acts independently to coordinate resourcing and work items to solve these problems across multiple teams.
  • Identifies and leads departmental initiatives to improve technology, process, product, and team workflow with the aim of implementing standard processes to optimize development cycles as well as increase predictability and product quality.
  • Works in an agile team environment that practices continuous improvement when planning, estimating, and building software.
  • Facilitates and manages delivery of project commitments by working proactively with product management and other key collaborators to identify and navigate obstacles to effectively implement the product roadmap and other key deliverables.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional project teams including Architects, QA, Product Management, and others to delight our clients.

Organizational alignment:

  • Reports to the Sr Manager, Software Development


Skills & work traits:

  • Great attitude and motivation that inspires others in the organization.
  • Team builder – identify and develop the skills, competencies & behaviors within the software engineering team to support continued rapid growth of the business
  • Great teammate -- develop strong collaboration with peers across the organization, including product management, customer support, sales, and information assurance
  • Disciplined – work closely with peer functions to ensure predictable and reliable achievement of objectives (e.g., roadmap execution, budgets, etc.)
  • Highly motivated, proactive, creative, and self-directed with a commitment to excellence.
  • Preference for collaborative work within an agile practice.
  • Exceptional analysis and troubleshooting skills, and persistence in solving problems.
  • Active interest and participation in DevOps as a culture.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and participation in a culture of writing things down.
  • Exceptional research skills combined with the ability to generate options to make technology and architectural decisions.
  • Able to switch context between the big picture and the details to identify and evangelize the creation of effective user experiences.
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor developers of all levels.
  • Analytical and data oriented – taking data and turning it into insight.
  • Process oriented and comfortable with technology tools and systems to drive process efficiencies and improvements.
  • Ability to lead change and turn something that is ambiguous into something that is structured (comfort with ambiguity and change in general).
  • Strong critical thinking skills and attention-to-detail with ability to quickly catch pitfalls and potential issues.
  • Leader that will embrace Fortive Business System and tools to drive growth.

Technical competencies:

  • Expertise developing large scale web applications and a thorough understanding of common architecture choices for them.
  • Expertise with the concepts and building blocks of large-scale applications including messaging systems, load balancing, microservice architecture, and production telemetry.
  • Understands DevOps pipelines and cloud deployment tools like Kubernetes or equivalent technologies.
  • Previous experience in full stack development across different technical stacks including JavaScript (ReactJS / Webpack), Golang, and cloud (AWS) or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience with mobile applications.
  • Previous experience with relational/non-relational database like MongoDB.
  • A solid understanding of user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) principles.
  • A solid understanding of object-oriented programming and Microservices.
  • Understanding of NoSQL and unstructured storage technologies used to optimize high-scale applications and the ability to apply them to different parts of a system.
  • Self-guided learning of new tools, technologies, and stacks.

Experience (required):

  • 5+ years of experience coding and delivering software as a team member
  • 2+ years of experience leading software development teams
  • Strong understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and Agile Scrum development methodology and in leading Agile Scrum development teams.

Experience (preferred):

  • Ten or more years professional experience preferred.
  • Professional experience within a software product or SaaS organization preferred.

Education (required):

  • Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.

Education (preferred):

  • Master’s Degree and/or vendor certifications (such as Microsoft Certified Professional) valued.

Other requirements:

  • Please note that this role requires a satisfactory Criminal Background Check and Public Safety Verification

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About Us

Company Overview

With more than 1,300 clients and 1.6 million users, Intelex Technologies, ULC is a global leader in environmental, health, safety and quality (EHSQ) management software. Since 1992 its scalable, webbased platform and applications have helped clients across all industries improve business performance, mitigate organization-wide risk, and ensure sustained compliance with internationally accepted standards (e.g., ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001) and regulatory requirements. Intelex is one of North America’s fastest-growing tech companies who has recently been recognized as a Great Place to Work for over 7 years, Best Workplace in Technology, Best Workplace for Millennials and Canadian HR Team for fewer than 500 employees and has been recipient of Waterstone’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures award, and Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies award. For more information, visit or see what our employees are saying by following our #ProudIntelexian hashtag.