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Software Development Manager

KOHO Financial

KOHO Financial

Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

About KOHO

KOHO’s purpose is to empower Canadians to build a great financial foundation with products that are radically transparent and easy to manage. We first launched in 2017, and we have since built a community of over 1 million users. Leading investors around the globe believe in our vision, and we’ve successfully raised over $320M to make our vision a reality.
Discover our culture here and get the inside scoop from our team here!

About the Role

As a Software Development Manager, you will build, lead and inspire a cross-functional team to deliver product features and services while developing a team culture of ownership that reinforces the core values of KOHO. You will help prioritize work for your team, making difficult tradeoffs on design based on business constraints, while ensuring on-time deliverables and high-quality software. You will provide technical guidance and mentor developers to help them reach their potential and ship a world-class product.

What You'll Do

  • Manage the growth and development of a high-performing technical team
  • Lead and inspire engineers, product managers, and designers to build great products while managing deadlines and priorities
  • Provide technical guidance including system design, and code review
  • Continuously improve software engineering practices
  • Own the craftsmanship, reliability, and scalability of your solutions
  • Participate in interviewing, hiring decisions, onboarding, and mentoring new engineers

Who You Are

  • You are collaborative and understand the importance of working as part of a team
  • You have experience with web or mobile applications
  • You are an owner and are invested in the success of the product and the team
  • You know how to reach consensus with your peers
  • You are focused on the customer and the details that make their experience amazing
  • You are practical, making the best use of time and resources to find the simplest solution that works

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience as a people manager
  • Experience working with/owning a data warehouse is a plus
  • Experience building Infrastructure as Code is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and a strong sense of ownership and urgency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sufficient for a remote-first environment
  • Ability to concisely communicate about complex technical issues
  • Experience with cross-functional engineering teams is preferred
  • Familiarity with Software Development Best Practices

At KOHO, we are dedicated to providing pay transparency to all candidates. Compensation at KOHO is determined through various factors including but not limited to: comparable salary market data within Canada, technical skill assessment, a holistic view of previous work history, and internal pay equity with other KOHO team members.

Target Base Salary Range
$165,000$190,000 CAD

What's In It For You?

We invest time and resources into making sure KOHO is as good as the people we hire. Here are some of the reasons we attract the best people:
🧘‍♂️ Balance Your Life - Company-wide summer wellness days, winter holiday closure, personal days, a wellness spending account, and maternity & parental leave top-up
💻 Remote First - Work from anywhere in Canada with a budget to set up your home office
🆙 Level Up - Access to an in-house certified performance coach and an annual training budget
🥅 Reach Your Goals - Salary assessments twice per year
🙌 The KOHO Culture - We have won 7 "Great Place to Work ®" awards since 2019
🤝 Be an Owner - Every KOHO employee gets a generous amount of equity with a 10 year exercise window
The KOHO culture is one of collaboration, creativity, and diverse perspectives. We are committed to building and fostering an inclusive, accessible environment for everyone. If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding accessibility needs, please contact and the People and Culture team will be happy to help.