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LLamasoft Software Development Manager, Senior in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Software Development Manager, Senior

Ann Arbor, MI

Are you looking for a stimulating company atmosphere where your efforts will have a significant impact on redefining the supply chain analytics market to fuel our company's success? We?re driven by people who have a passion for technology and innovation; we are a fun, results-driven company that thrives on delivering value to customers and making a difference in the world leveraging our solutions. If this sounds like you, come join our herd!

At LLamasoft, our mission is to elevate lives and organizations through the science of smarter decision-making. Powered by AI and advanced analytics, our enterprise decision platform enables business leaders to solve problems in new ways and make smarter decisions faster as their business and operating models change. We are pioneering the use of a true digital twin of the extended supply chain combined with our powerful algorithms and deep supply chain, data engineering, AI and operational expertise. LLamasoft deploys decision solutions through enterprise ready apps, custom apps, and an extensible no-code App Studio.

The Role:

The Development Manager, Senior will work with and grow a talented team consisting of software developers, business analysts, user experience specialists, quality analysts and DevOps engineers in developing and deploying our SaaS products. This position will manage the entire vertical for a business domain in development including web components, APIs and desktop applications. This individual is also responsible for forging strong working relationships across organizational lines, working as needed with Product Management, Customer Success, Applied Research, Professional Services, and Solution Architecture and Design.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Drive software product delivery by leading a cross-functional engineering team, prioritizing and setting team goals and being accountable for team success.

  • Manage team productivity, organizing and delegating tasks, responding to team needs, and assessing team member performance.

  • Develop team members by providing coaching and mentoring, supporting professional development activities, and working towards career growth.

  • Provide visibility to leadership by regularly communicating essential project information such as timeline updates, roadblocks, and opportunities.

  • Work with product managers to strategize, prioritize, and commit to a product roadmap.

  • Oversee an agile software delivery and deployment process, responding to changing requirements and inter-departmental needs.

  • Work with business analysts and UX designers to translate product vision into impactful feature definition.

  • Facilitate effective communication among people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, both within the team and across organizational boundaries.

  • Help LLamasoft grow with a strong professional network and participation in recruitment activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science (or related field) or 8+ years of experience in software development

  • 5+ years of Software Development management experience, showing increasing responsibility and managing groups upwards of 10 people

  • Strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, changing business environments

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Experience with Agile (SCRUM) development processes, methodologies, and tools

  • Aptitude and desire to learn new technologies

  • Excellent organizational skills, with extreme attention to detail, accuracy and accountability

  • Highly flexible approach to new environments and working outside your comfort zone

About LLamasoft

Over 750 of the world?s most innovative companies rely on LLamasoft to design operational strategies to achieve profitability and growth goals. In addition to helping our customers identify billions of dollars in value, LLamasoft partners with humanitarian organizations, government entities and the World Economic Forum, using our solutions to design and optimize health supply chains around the globe in order to reach our goal of positively impacting 100 million lives by 2022.

LLamasoft is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to accommodation@llamasoft.com.