Software Progect manager

  • Status Closed
  • Budget $750 - $1500 USD
  • Total Bids 8

Project Description


The Software Development Manager manages a team of software developers (6-10) to gather and/or analyze project requirements, design technical specifications and to implement, test and deploy custom, web-based software applications.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Supervise and mentor software developers responsible for the organization’s software development function to ensure quality and efficacy are met and standards are followed in all programming efforts.

Manage software development projects by providing the appropriate technical specifications and direction to development resources and establishing realistic estimates for timelines to ensure that projects remain on target to meet deadlines.

Collaborate with the CTO to set and implement policies and procedures related to software quality standards, change control and testing.

Identify and implement appropriate design, development and testing methodologies, best practices, documentation and tools to be applied to new and ongoing maintenance of applications.

Maintain source code and change management control.

Manage the release process.

Assist in coding, testing, debugging, and documenting applications on projects when necessary.

Required Skills/Experience

5+ years prior experience managing a software development team in a LAMP stack environment (Linux, Apache, MySql but MS SQL Server preferred, PHP) utilizing an MVC framework.

Strong communications skills, the ability to present ideas and challenges to development and management staff to promote collaboration

Hands-on experience with the following:

Participating and supporting an Agile/Scrum process for release planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, and retrospectives

Working with Project Managers and BA’s to remove impediments

Setting and measuring employee goals in annual and mid-year reviews

Hiring developers, and building a highly performing team

Prior significant, hands-on LAMP stack web-based software development experience (you can also still code!)

Other Skills/Experience

Prior experience and/or very strong working knowledge of MooTools, jQuery, JavaScript, Ajax, Lucene/Solr, Mongo DB, MS SQL Server


4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience

PMP certification a plus

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