Software Application Development Manager, C#,

SilkRoad technology - San Francisco, CA

Posted 688 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology, Management
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Computer Software
  • Job ID

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Job description

Do you want a Management position without losing your technical skills?   Are you looking for a nice blend of managing a team of motivated, professional software engineers, while still directly participating in architecting, and also doing a bit of hands-on coding?  And do you want that in a state-of-the-art environment, in a rapidly growing organization? And last but certainly not a GREAT company to work for?  What are you waiting for? 


You have to see what SilkRoad is all about... 


At SilkRoad, it's all about the employees!

It's all about the flexibility. It's all about the extras. It's all about growth (yours and ours). It's all about build your career with a leader. At SilkRoad, you can have a major impact on our clients, you can have an important part in our success, and you'll lead our small development team in a casual but focused work environment. And this is your opportunity to join us.


It's all here!


As the Manager of Software Application Development on the User Interface team, you'll have the opportunity to lead a talented team in support of HeartBeat, our dynamic core Human Resources product. You'll be challenged to grow the functionality, add product features, and contribute to the product itself in this flexible, fast-paced, exciting, and yes, FUN environment!


The position is based in the heart of the San Francisco  financial district. The Manager will provide strategic direction for application development and maintenance of current and future UI technologies. The ideal candidate should be 30% hands on technical (can lead by example or provide technical leadership), 50% management and 20% architecture (can develop a vision for the technology future). Identifies new technologies and tools to support and improve our “life suite” of products. Provides strategic guidance and technical assistance.


Responsibilities include:


  • Maintaining and extending the HeartBeat LifeSuite application as agreed to with product management;
  • Controlling and tracking project performance, time allocations, and quality by constantly evaluating project progress and conducting regular team status meetings;
  • Working with support and operations to quickly diagnose, correct and prevent future occurrences of application performance and stability issues;
  • Remaining continuously aware of business and technical issues and actively participates in the recommendation of creative solutions;
  • Collaborating with product management in order to fully understand business priorities organization as a whole.

Candidates must be lawfully and fully (without restriction) employable in the United States, either by virtue of citizenship or by having authorization from the Department of Homeland Security and the US Department of Justice.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A track record of hiring, building, and leading high performance software teams;
  • Demonstrated hands on leadership experience with the software development life cycle; from product conception through delivery, and the ability to meet aggressive schedules;
  • Proven experience in managing projects and delivering products on time and within scope;
  • Proven track record of effectively working well with people of all levels and disciplines such as Design, Application Engineering and other technical teams within the company;
  • Proven track record of developing commercial end-user applications; architecting and implementing large-scale software systems;
  • Extremely competent at the following technologies:, Advanced/Complex HTML, Advanced Javascript (DHTML), CSS – Style Sheets, Extensible Markup Language (XML), , SQL Server 2008, Perforce;
  • Experience programming ASP.NET using C#. Ability to write clean, consistent, W3C compliant and well documented C# code following an established style;
  • Thorough knowledge of the .Net Master Pages;
  • Thorough understanding of ASP.NET page and control life-cycles, View State and session management;
  • Cross browser development experience targeting popular internet browser technologies including MS Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Google Chrome;
  • Use of complex 3rd party controls;
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in application development;
  • Bachelor's Degree required.

About this company

SilkRoad technology

SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad’s Life Suite, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. Our Life Suite solution set includes OpenHire, for recruiting management, RedCarpet for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpan for flexible employee performance management, GreenLight for learning management, Eprise for employee intranets and content management, and HeartBeat for core hr.

Founded in 2003, SilkRoad technology is a privately held company based in Chicago, IL, with offices around the globe. Our customers include a diverse set of industry leaders such as Allianz, and Crate and Barrel.

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