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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

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Do what you love. Love what you do.

At Workday, we help the world’s largest organizations adapt to what’s next by bringing finance, HR, and planning into a single enterprise cloud. We work hard, and we’re serious about what we do. But we like to have fun, too. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive innovation, and do good in the communities where we live and work.

Job Description

About the Team

The “Natural Workspaces” team builds the Workday apps for the places where customers spend most of their time, like Slack and Microsoft Teams.  These Workday apps expose the most common and important Workday functionality right where the customers naturally spend their work day.  This enables our users to complete their tasks efficiently and effectively and get on with their day.

As a small team, we enjoy the quick decision-making and innovation of a startup while benefiting from the stability of a large corporation.  We value work life balance and camaraderie, while building cutting edge software that will be used by millions. The Natural Workspaces team is a driven, dynamic and entrepreneurial team motivated to build products that are based on user research.

About the Role

Natural Workspaces is looking for an experienced manager who will lead a team of software developers and will be responsible for delivering the Workday experience in Slack and MS Teams. Built using the most modern technologies, providing an unparalleled level of agility, ease-of-use, and integration capability.

• Grow, lead and inspire  a team of software developers to build and maintain the product

• Mentor team with career growth and personal development

• Plan, release, and schedule development, working closely with Product Management to determine scope and ensure that features meet requirements

• Provide estimates and initial assessment for proposed development tasks

• Track and report progress of the project against key milestones and keep feature stakeholders updated

• Coordinate cross functionally across various teams/organizations both internal and external driving research and product development efforts

• Ensure on-time and high quality delivery of the project

• Promote good software engineering practices


About You

• Passionate about software development and the Agile mindset.

• 5+ years managing development teams of 6+ engineers, including remote developers

• 5+ years of software design and development experience

• 10+ years of enterprise software experience

• Experience and passion with Agile development methodologies (Kanban, Scrum) and Test Driven Development

• Attention to detail and deep understanding of engineering best practices

• Experience with any of AWS, Slack or MS Teams development is a plus

• BS in Computer Science/related field or equivalent experience

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

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