Software Development Manager at IHS

Software Development Manager

Gdansk - ul. Marynarki Polskiej 163

We are looking for an exceptional Software Development Manager to help us build and manage agile team in a Gdansk, Poland office. As the leader of our team in a new location, we need your expertise to hire the best talent, build a team culture that melds with the unique automotiveMastermind (aM) values, and help us discover how this team will best fit into the greater engineering effort.

Who you are:

In this role, you will build and manage a team of talented engineers contributing to key parts of the aM mission. You will be an instrumental member of our unique, people first culture, where your blend of collaboration, technical prowess, cross functional interactions, team mentorship, and overall problem solving will be relied upon to lead your team towards continual improvement in software engineering excellence.
You bring a combination of expertise in hiring in the local Gdansk software engineering market, an understanding of building cloud based software products, experience working with US based companies as a geographically extended portion of the team, and are skilled at driving high efficiency engineering teams using Agile methodology.
As a Software Development Manager, you will:
  • Help define and drive the recruiting and hiring efforts for the first team based in a new location; as well as establishing the model for future teams as growth continues
  • Directly manage and mentor a team of software professionals, growing members through technical and career advancement to consistently up-level the team
  • Drive your team through successful and efficient execution of projects, while continuously staying focused on improving efficiency, quality and maintaining our unique people driven culture
  • Coordinate with US based company peers spanning Product Management, CTO, Technical Anchors, Data Science, UX, and Executive leaders to ensure the right things are being done at the right time
  • Contribute your experience and thought leadership related to running a Gdansk based extension of a larger engineering team to help determine the right mix of work and projects for your team to own

As a Software Development Manager, you will be expected to bring:
  • 10+ years’ overall experience professionally developing software products
  • Have directly supervised and mentored software development staff
  • Demonstrated success leading projects in dynamic, fast moving environments
  • Solid experience in delivering software in an Agile framework
  • Skills in growing Engineering staff from recruitment through onboarding through ensuring that the individuals on your team are expanding their own skills
  • Fluency in English and Polish, spoken and written

You will also need established experience in and/or knowledge of:
  • Cloud/SaaS/Web Services development, using SOA/microservices architectures
  • Experienced with hands on full stack development in progressive stacks, such as .NET, MEAN, Java/Spring, Go, Python
  • Familiarity with building on and deploying containerized services to 3rd party platforms such MS Azure, Google Cloud and AWS
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge applying a test driven CI/CD framework and culture at a team level
  • A background with Big Data driven analysis and productization – nice to have
  • The ability to break down and drive solutions to technical problems as they arise

We offer:

  • Access to the most interesting information technologies
  • The ability to implement your own ideas and solutions
  • Participation in conferences and training
  • English classes
  • Three days for charity/volunteering
  • Chillout & fun room (table tennis, table football, Xbox, billiards)
  • Attractive benefits package (private health care, life insurance, MultiSport card)
  • Fruit days, Coffee, tea, chocolate

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).
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