Manager of Application Development

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Job Description


Swoon is hiring a Manager of Application Development for our client in Toronto, ON.  This is a direct hire, full time, opportunity. 

The Manager of Application Development will be responsible for guiding a team of Tech Leads and Software Developers dedicated to advancing and expanding the portfolio of applications

What you will be doing

  • Manage application development teams from initial inception of ideas to delivery 
  • Lead, coach and mentor a team of Tech Leads and Software Developers
  • Work closely with the development teams to architect and implement best-in-class technical designs and approaches
  • Ensure technical and quality standards are enforced throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Facilitate the day-to-day activities of the development teams within an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance 
  • Ensure successful and functional on-boarding of new developers

What you need to know

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years experience managing teams to deliver complex applications, including 3 years relevant experience with Agile software development methodologies
  • A minimum of 3 years experience with software development best practices, including coding standards and code reviews 
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in a service oriented architecture 
  • PMP certificate is a plus!
  • Experience with source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Knowledge of relational and nonrelational databases, web technologies and web analytics tools
  • Must have experience with AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or other PaaS based solutions
  • Knowledge of a broad range of modern programming languages including PHP, Node.js, Java, ReactJS/React-Native, Objective-C and Swift

Company Description

Swoon connects with job candidates one-on-one to learn exactly who they are and understand which of our Fortune 1000 clients would have their dream jobs. We form relationships, not just connections, and we pride ourselves on our contractor care initiatives.

Our accomplishments continue to increase each year, and we have received some of the highest honors in the industry. We were named a “Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015 and 2014.