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Software Development Manager

Job Code: 1140

The Software Development Manager will lead our software engineering team at a high level while continuing to improve our new Web-based CRM for the insurance industry. The successful candidate will have a .Net software development background and a proven record of success in leading software engineering for ISVs, as well as an intimate knowledge of the SDLC process. He/she will be an excellent leader with a passion for developing leadership products that customers will love. The Software Development Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

About the Company
Named one of the “25 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies” in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal in 2011, QQ Solutions is a Software as a Services (SaaS) company that provides solutions to help independent insurance agencies grow revenues, enhance productivity and operate more efficiently. Our mission is to help independent insurance agencies compete in the digital world, by leveraging Web technology, social media, Internet marketing and real-time services. We strive to delight our customers by exceeding their expectations in product quality, customer service, training & support, and by meeting their evolving needs through a program of continuous product development and improvement incorporating the best available technologies. Now in our twenty-fifth year, QQ Solutions’ headquarters is located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, where we employ 65 people in software development and testing, customer support & training, marketing, sales, IT and administration.

Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of 20 developers and testers, including 2 direct reports
  • Ensure that development teams have complete technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively by providing estimates as well as realistic timelines in order to meet deadlines
  • Lead code and technical design document reviews with the software development team
  • Track and report the status of projects in development, acting as a gateway through which work should be assigned to appropriate teams
  • Spend approximately 25% of your time coding
  • Keep new product development and sustaining development programs on track
  • Evolve the existing software system applications and architecture in various areas as needed
  • Analyze requests for new features, enhancements, and bugs for impact, timing and deployment requirements
  • Ensure we hire and retain the best software developers and testers
  • Identify potential development partners for outsourcing, where appropriate
  • Evolve the existing software system applications and architecture in various areas as needed
  • Visit/interface with customers to help identify areas for product improvement
  • Become familiar with the insurance industry
  • Be a strong contributor to strategic product planning
  • Report to Chief Operating Officer weekly on status of all development programs
  • Participate in periodic meetings with senior management (CEO, COO, etc.)
Requirements
  • Minimum of 10 years experience developing software for commercial applications
  • Proven record of leading successful product development programs
  • Intimate knowledge of and experience in managing the entire SDLC
  • Must develop in Web technologies, including the .Net framework, MVC, C#, JavaScript, jQueryHTML5/CSS3, etc.
  • Familiarity with REST and Service Oriented Architecture principles
  • Experience in the agile development environment (i.e., Scrum)
  • Detail oriented “perfectionist” driven to fully realize the stated vision for new products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly analytical
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, software engineering, computer science, or related
Pluses
  • Masters degree a plus
  • Experience leading SaaS/Web application development teams a plus
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform
  • Insurance industry domain knowledge/experience a plus

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