Software Manager – Java, Algorithms, Mentor Role, Growing & Disruptive Firm


Why should I apply here?

  • Startup with mature roots from a large parent company
  • New product development, technical challenges
  • Passionate management team with a successful track record
  • Ground-floor opportunity to work on disruptive technology
  • Cubicles, collaborative environment, think-outside-the-box mentality
  • Excellent benefits, high retention rate, work/life balance
  • Chance to grow a team and serve as a key contributor to the company


What will I be doing?

  • Managing and growing a team of 15 junior- to senior-level engineers for distributed systems software development in Java
  • Overseeing multiple projects (including budgets), solving problems through prioritization
  • Identifying impactful projects and allocating resources
  • Aligning technical objectives with business goals
  • Mentoring team members and helping them grow personally and professionally
  • Putting your strong technical foundation to use, about 30% hands-on technical work
  • Fostering a culture of accountability and making decisions for the team as needed
  • Providing ‘micro’ feedback and open communication channels to encourage honesty
  • Reading business reports from P&L statements to cash flow analysis
  • Serving as an Agile coach


What skills/experience do I need?

  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a Software Manager for a team of at least 15 developers (must be direct reports) for a commercial software company
  • Background in software development using an object-oriented language such as Java
  • Experience developing software and algorithms in a distributed systems environment
  • First-hand familiarity with overseeing a budget
  • Understanding of P&L reports and cash flow analysis
  • Ability to see the big picture without losing sight of the details
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence


What will make my résumé stand out?

  • Strong mathematics background
  • Some hardware development experience
  • A high retention rate for previously managed teams


Location: Dallas, TX


Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship.


Salary: 140 – 170k


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