Software Develeopment Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consumer Electronics

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Ottawa, ON
5 - 7 years experience
Consumer Electronics
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

The NME Architecture and Software Development Manager will be responsible for successful design, delivery and enhancement of OSS applications and tools to support ION business needs, and is accountable for the integrity of the solution to ensure it fully addresses customer needs. The candidate will also be responsible for building and managing a global team of software developers. The candidate will work closely with the other teams including network design, development, test, product teams, project management, account teams, local delivery teams and Nokia end customers to develop complete high-quality solutions on time and on budget.


The Architecture and Requirements Manager responsibilities will include:

  • ·      Architect and Innovate all NME Solutions in consultation with PLM, SW/Scripting leads
    • o   New NME solutions/Tools strategy including migration tools
    • o   Improve existing solutions based on customer feedback and emerging trends
    • o   Innovation pipeline and roadmap ownership with PLM/PMs for existing and new solutions
    • ·       Convene customer workshops and gather requirements and write HLD/LLDs for customer engagements
    • ·      Support technical pre-sales and marketing activities for all NME Solutions
      • o   Technical consultation for all external queries – be recognized as a trusted timely source of expertise
      • o   Organize internally or delegate demos to delivery teams
      • o   Demos for Proof-of-Concept deployments
      • o   Maintaining relationship with Global and Regional PLMs/BDs
      • o   Support PLM and marketing teams to help develop marketing material
      • o   Provide physical and remote expertise and support for marketing events such as SReXperts
      • ·      Management & Leadership
        • o   Hire, train, motivate and maintain a strong global team of solution architects and software developers
        • o   Interface with stakeholders (account team, test & support, pre-sales team, end customers) to manage projects and risk and derive optimized solutions
        • o   Provide development estimates and schedules for projects based on requirements analysis
        • o   Allocate resources and prioritize team assignments to fulfill business requirements and committed deliverables
        • ·       Provide regular status updates to Project Management
        • ·       Keep up with new product offerings and the competitive landscape


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • 5+ years experience in Software Development
  • Extensive knowledge of ION portfolio as well as IP routing and optical technologies
  • IP or Optical network design experience an asset
  • Solid understanding of software development process
  • Experience in managing software development teams and concurrent complex software development/deployment projects.
  • Excellent working knowledge of web development software stacks, specifically RHEL/Mysql/Tomcat/Java/Spring/HTML/CSS/Javascript. 
  • experience with the following technologies would be an asset:
    • Java 1.6, 1.7, 1.8
    • Spring 2.5.6, 4.X
    • Restful APIs
    • JSP / Tiles/ Thymeleaf
    • Bootstrap
    • Prototype / JQuery
    • Maven
    • Bamboo / JIRA / Confluence
  • Experience working on OSS/BSS implementation projects
  • Proven track record of delivering quality solutions on time & budget
  • Strong customer orientation -  willingness to do what it takes to meet customer needs
  • 5+ years working directly with customers (remotely and on site)
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, customer interfacing
  • Strong leadership and management skills required
  • Proven experience working with global teams and customers
  • ·       Excellent analytic and problem solving skills
  • Understands and utilizes risk management techniques.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Ability to travel to customer sites, work across time zones and cultures


Desired Qualifications:

  • Program management experience
  • Experience working in Professional Services


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