Software Development Manager at Moovel Transit
Portland, OR, US
The Job:

moovel North America is looking for a Software Development Manager who is interested in delivering world-class products to transit agencies and users throughout the world. The ideal candidate believes development is a team activity and enjoys it being that way. They thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the technical expertise necessary to help us solve our most difficult challenges.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Leading an agile cross-functional team through the delivery of new products and services, as well as their ongoing support and maintenance
Helping the team understand their goals and the underlying business strategy
Inspiring, mentoring and setting expectations for team members
Making sure the team has clear priorities and adequate resources
Ensuring processes, best practices and technical strategies are carried out
Assuring code meets functional requirements and quality standards
Considering business priorities and appropriately optimizing approach
Continually improving the output of the team, working with the team to find ways to improve outcomes and deliver value
Planning upcoming work in a way that sets the team up for success
Work with or lead teams in architecture and technicals solution design
Shipping code regularly as an active member of the team
Facilitating daily standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and backlog grooming (shared with Product Owner)
Managing technical and delivery risk, proactively escalating and proposing mitigation strategies
Addressing challenges and proposing solutions to issues shared across teams
Performing basic line management responsibilities such as PTO approval, performance reviews, etc.
Other duties as required by the company
Required Qualifications and Skills:

BS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or combination of equivalent experience
8+ years of hands-on development experience
4+ years in a leadership position
Proven experience successfully delivering software projects
Expertise in an agile development
Strong understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery
Practical experience with web or mobile application development
Experience with automated testing frameworks and concepts
Hands-on experience with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
Experience with micro-service or service oriented architectures
Expert knowledge of RESTful principles
Expertise with source control (git)
Understanding of the AWS stack
Strong understanding of Development Operations and Quality Assurance
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence or similar tools
Experience with NoSQL databases
Experience with data pipelines and data streams (Kinesis or Kafka)
Understanding of virtualization and containers (Docker)
Practical experience with multiple languages, frameworks and paradigms
Proficiency in either Web, iOS, or Android development
Web requires Javascript, Node.js, AngularJS
iOS requires Objective C, Swift
Android requires Java, Kotlin
Understanding of mobile application publishing
Required Attributes:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong time management and organization skills
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team environment
Preferred Attributes:

Willingness and capacity to learn new frameworks and languages quickly
Positive attitude and a willingness to step into legacy code base
Special Information (Travel required, physical requirements, etc.):

Additional hours as necessary to accomplish objectives, goals and projects
Travel Required: 0-10% of the time
Who We Are:

At moovel, we see the world changing around us. Transportation is experiencing an incredibly rapid transformation with on-demand services and mobile technology changing the way we get around. But this change is good. It connects us with new options, experiences, and people that make our lives richer. moovel builds products that people use every day, whether on a daily commute or vacation in a new place. Join us as we develop solutions that shape cities and interactions within them.

moovel is seeking exceptional people. We expect that you’ll work hard, collaborate often, respect others, and have a good attitude even during the busiest of days. moovel N.A. offers competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability benefits at no cost to employees. We also offer a generous holiday schedule with four weeks of PTO annually. Our compensation program includes a 6% retirement contribution, an annual bonus program and competitive base salaries.

In addition to the more traditional benefits, we offer a transit allowance, gym allowance, in-office meals and snacks, ping-pong, and many other perks. You will also have the opportunity to work with a diverse team in our Portland office as well as our parent company based in Stuttgart, Germany.

Our office is centrally located in the heart of Old Town, bike friendly, and within walking distance to a multitude of restaurants, bars, and shops. The Portland Streetcar and TriMet offer easy-to-use transit services connecting the downtown Portland district to the Pearl District and greater Downtown Portland.

moovel provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, moovel complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.