Software Development Manager - comiXology

US-NY-New York
3 weeks ago
Job ID
547946
Iconology, Inc. d/b/a comiXology
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Software Development Manager - comiXology
Web & Mobile | New York, NY, United States

ComiXology, an Amazon.com, Inc. subsidiary is looking for a Software Development Manager to lead a web/SOA development team focusing on a significant system migration from PHP to Java, and thereafter implementing innovative consumer features. The SDM role requires excellent leadership skills, strong technical expertise and hands-on project management skills.

Along with demonstrable tech chops — you should be able to solve complex technical problems and design robust, scalable solutions. While you won’t be writing code every day in this role, you’ll need to in order to get the role!

You are an ideal candidate if you have a demonstrated track record of hiring and leading teams of software development engineers to design and deploy the next version of comiXology.

The SDM will work closely with the Systems Architect to design applications and will oversee the execution of that design in an agile environment. The SDM will report directly to comiXology’s CTO and will assist in planning, staff training and development, budgeting and forecasting, etc.


What You’ll Do:

· Lead a team of software engineers responsible for the design, development, and testing of the comiXology platform
· Advise and consult with the Software Architect and Systems team on design and architecture
· Mentor application developers and participate in their career development
· Evaluate and recommend new and emerging products and technologies
· Contribute to projects that develop new intellectual property


Basic Qualifications

Who You Are and What You Do:

-BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent desired

-Demonstrable tech chops — you should be able to solve complex technical problems and design robust, scalable solutions. While you won’t be writing code every day in this role, you’ll need to in order to get the role!

- 7+ years experience planning, designing, developing and delivering software, including highly scalable systems and experience with service-oriented architecture

- 5+ years experience managing a team in a software development organization that delivered commercial software or software-based services

- 3+ years hands-on experience with Java, OO, and Service Oriented Architecture;

- Experience designing and developing large scale, highly available applications.

-Proven leadership skills and teamwork skills. You have experience guiding and mentoring software development engineers.


Preferred Qualifications


15 + years experience planning, designing, developing and delivering software, including highly scalable systems and experience with service-oriented architecture

10 + years experience managing a team in a software development organization that delivered commercial software or software-based services

5 + years hands-on experience with Java, OO, and Service Oriented Architecture;
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