Software Development Manager

Winnipeg, Manitoba
David Aplin Group has partnered with a client to recruit Software Development Manager. The role of Software Development Manager will lead and manage a team of in-house and remote developers. This role will also be required to manage large and complex projects from initiation through to close out. The role works collaboratively with business stakeholders, vendors, technical resources and external customers to deliver reliable, consistent and customer focused implementations.
The Role:
• Lead, manage and mentor a team of in-house and remote developers. 
• Manage the process related to the identification, assessment, prioritization, and staffing of operational requests for development. 
• Working collaboratively with other business units, departments and provide IS operational and technical subject matter expertise in support of strategic initiatives. 
• Responsible for developing project plans, project estimates and negotiating project resources
• Efficiently communicate with stakeholders to manage expectations, project progress and critical issues
• Stay abreast of industry/technology trends relevant to the software development goals
The Ideal Candidate:
• Post-secondary degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
• Minimum 8-10 years of experience with Microsoft .NET software development
• Minimum 5 years of management and leadership experience in a development team
• Significant experience in Agile development methodologies, continuous integration and automated deployment.
• Ability to motivate and provide leadership and mentoring to employees and create a culture that supports high employee morale.
• Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions.
• Strong customer service focus, adaptable, flexible and willing to learn.
• Self-starter able to work in a dynamic environment and make independent decisions.
• Strong communication, presentation and listening skills.
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, visit the website to submit your resume or send your resume in confidence directly to Ron Cantiveros (, IT Consultant with Aplin Information Technology. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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