Software Technology Manager

Location

Diemen (Amsterdam, NL)

Department

Software Engineering

Date

24 July 2020

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Wanted: Software Technology Manager

 

Our drive

We love cities. And we’re doing something to make our cities healthier, cleaner and more livable. How? By providing parking solutions that are simple, quick and effortless. Today, PARK NOW is the world’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We make life easier for more than 17,000,000 drivers in over 700 cities in Europe.

 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Engineering manager to be part of the development team that is responsible for the technical design, development and maintenance of the ParkNow applications and Services. In this role, you're key responsibility as a people manager is growing, developing and coaching the people in your team. You will also be part of the engineering management team and will work alongside the other engineering managers to help teams and engineers to be as successful as they can possibly be!

Your experience in the software industry and affinity with coaching developers and Agile teams will be instrumental in developing our most important asset in ParkNow: our people! You are not afraid of challenges and can help us improve our services and impactour drive toward further convergence of our platforms. You will also have a keen eye for what is good for the future of ParkNow and our customer’s parking journey.

Sounds like your kind of challenge? Then let’s talk!

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Shares line management duties for the development team, which includes recruiting, objectives setting, appraisals etc. Everything to do with successfully managing direct reports;
  • Ensures that the squads meet all agreed deliveries for quality, definition, specification, timescales and budget;
  • Supports decision making on system architecture and implementation issues in conjunction with our technical architects, evaluate new technologies and integrate them into the product;
  • Represents the development teams when liaising with other internal departments as and when needed;
  • Supports the Release Train Engineer (RTE) in a release train and deliver objectives according to the agreed scope for a Program Increment;
  • Provides updates to the Software Engineering Director and CTO.

 

Requirements

You’re an enthusiastic, innovative thinker who never settles for ‘good enough’. You’re always trying to improve. To develop solutions faster. To make our systems run better. You’re driven, analytical, flexible and critical. And you’re a great communicator. You have:

  • A University’s or HBO degree in Information Technology (or a related field);
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Software Development Manager, Chapter Lead or a Software Team Lead developing app’s in an Agile / SAFe development environment;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of programming languages such as .NET and REST web services;
  • Knowledge of and experience with database technologies and branching strategies and release management;
  • Experience of using the Atlassian toolset including Jira is optional;
  • An enthusiastic approach and “can-do” attitude;
  • Drive, flexibility and a critical personality;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications.

 

Our offer

Want to be part of a dynamic fast-growing scale-up and global, urban mobility leader? Yes! Want to make an impact? Yes!

We offer a lot of autonomy and room to develop your talents. We know our people are at their best when they enjoy a good work-life balance, which we fully support. You can expect great employment benefits, including a mobility plan, weekly bootcamps/gym memberships, monthly massages, lunch, Friday beers and snacks, daily fresh fruit, fun team events and much more!

 

PARK NOW. We are driven to improve. Come join the ride!  

 

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