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Software Development Manager

Company: Destify
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At Destify, we focus on our people, our culture, and our technology. While many companies in our space went under or were frozen during the pandemic, our incredible, hard-working team used the downturn to accelerate our product roadmap. We launched our unique platform in Q2 2022 and will grow 6x in the next 5 years.

As the Software Development Manager, reporting directly to the Platforms & Engineering Director, you will manage our cross-functional software development teams, you will work closely with other development team members to create exceptional software that is vital to the success of Destify. You will lead a team of developers supporting multiple applications across two Agile/SCRUM teams.

You will manage the sprint delivery integrity and ensure proper capacity to meet the needs of the business. You will architect solutions that are scalable, secure and meet requirements that support the Destify business vision. In addition, you will master and circulate knowledge about emerging technologies, helping Destify build the right software.

You are driven and hungry to make an impact; are a strong hands-on developer and mentor, are a dynamic thinker, have an entrepreneurial spirit and a business sense to identify opportunities, like to move fast and deliver application value early, want to be part of a growth company that has big things on the horizon, own the engineering team, manage the people, the processes and the code across all applications. 60/40 leadership/individual contributions.

This is a player coach role. You must walk the talk.

  • Own all architecture, coding, testing, and deployment processes
  • Provide technical guidance, and grow the expertise of your team's knowledge in architecture, performance, scalability, maintainability, and experimentation
  • Partner closely with Product to define feature requirements and ensure that we prioritize and execute on opportunities as effectively as possible.
  • Mentor team members to build a highly performing, highly engaged team
  • Meet KPIs for the development team and be responsible for performance on a weekly basis
  • Stay current on modern technologies and innovations which can further enhance and improve our solutions
  • Write and groom technical stories to define, estimate, and track the team's work


Keywords: Destify, Chicago , Software Development Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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