Are you dreaming about leading and coaching multiple development teams in a fast-growing product organization? Do you believe in an agile software development approach, collaboration, empowerment, and continuous improvement?
We know that to continuously improve our App Platform and to keep amazing our global user base, we need the best product development team.
We are now looking for a Software Development Manager.
Your main challenges
Lead a super-efficient result-oriented software development organization that rapidly and continuously builds Mendix product releases;
Maintain an agile and fun technology-oriented environment that continues the tradition at Mendix as an employer for the best and brightest engineers.
You will be responsible for the product delivery process with a specific focus on the overall product quality processes;
You collaborate with other departments to further extend the agile process outside R&D. You will drive the complete, organization-
wide agile product delivery process;
You will continuously improve all processes within Mendix R&D. We are not dogmatic; we want to stay adaptive and eager to learn;
You will coach team leads and teams in working in a disciplined process;
You will act as a people manager for teams that do not have a dedicated team lead yet;
You will be responsible for product delivery and team focus. You collaborate with other departments to make sure R&D can keep focus;
You will be accountable for the weekly progress, clearly defined sprints, well-led meetings, and the delivery of working products to our users after each sprint;
You will be responsible for HR, culture, and employee happiness. Together with the other Software Development Managers you need to make sure Mendix R&D is a great place to work.
Desired skills and experience
Not a high-level spreadsheet manager , but hands-on, pragmatic, part of the team, a natural leader;
Experienced Agile Coach; experience with creating a multi-team agile software delivery process;
Experience with quality processes in a multi-team agile environment with a focus on continuous delivery;
Ability to lead team retrospectives that bring any issue (on any level) on the table to improve team culture and working processes;
Experience in keeping teams focused while also handling defects;
Enjoys rhythm / cadence and has enduring discipline to create that;
Great time-management skills, Getting Things Done approach;
Proven ability to continuously improve own thinking (and that of others) around agile software development (e.g. thought leadership via blogs or social media);
A good 10 years of experience in software engineering, including hands-on programming skills;
Experience with developing cloud-based software for the enterprise;
Skills and creativity to create (and keep) a great place to work for highly skilled professionals.
Experience a culture like no other at Mendix Relaxed environment with the coolest office in the Netherlands, and great view of the ErasmusbrugIntelligent and fun colleagues from all over the worldWe like people who take ownership and we give everyone as much freedom as possible.
This means there’s as little process as we can get away with, because we don't want to get in your way. We also strive to stay as flat as possible.
Do you have an issue? Walk right into our CTO's office and bring it up. Even though our client base consists of large enterprises, we do not allow a bureaucratic culture to enter our R&D department.
We value the start-up culture that has brought us so much success. We are a high-tech company, not a project-oriented organization.
About Mendix Mendix provides a platform and approach that helps enterprises innovate and digitally transform their businesses and industries.
Nearly 4,000 organizations worldwide, including KLM, Medtronic, Merck, and Philips, rely on Mendix to build web and mobile applications to delight their customers and empower their employees.
We are a recognized Leader by Gartner and Forrester in a red-hot market expected to exceed $15 billion by 2020.While we live on different continents and work on different things, we are one team with a shared mission and set of values.
We are passionate and strive for new heights, professionally and personally. We value hard work, accountability, and results.
Above all else, we believe in a culture of growth, respect, and fun. So, are you the brilliant Software Development Manager we're looking for? Join now!