Development Manager

Advantage Tech is searching for a talented Development Manager to work with their client based out of Overland Park, KS.

The Development Manager is responsible for all aspects of leading and managing a software development team. This position will drive agile development processes to ensure deadlines and product requirements are met.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership and vision to a software development team.
  • Manages and directs a software development team, including front and back end developers, quality assurance, and other development team positions. This involves hiring and on-boarding, setting expectations and goals for the department and individual employees, and evaluating employee performance and providing feedback.
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines, product quality, and ensuring that the end product meets the initial requirements.
  • Define and drive buy-in for the team’s technical direction, agile development processes, and culture.
  • In partnership with the Chief Technology Officer, determine product direction to drive innovation through identifying new opportunities and actionable development opportunities.
  • Report on the status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to leadership.


Education & Experience:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  2. Minimum three (3) years related work experience as a software engineer required, experience in .Net C# preferred.
  3. Minimum two (2) years work experience in a leadership role overseeing a software development team required.
  4. Experience in an Agile software development environment required (Scrum, Kanban, Lean).



  • Demonstrated ability in hiring, mentoring, and developing highly effective Software Engineers.
  • Detailed knowledge of software engineering practices and agile methodologies.
  • General knowledge of Retail Success technology stack: .Net, C#, API, SQL Server.
  • Demonstrates organizational and time management skills with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment, with a diverse group and across functional areas.
  • The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively, with tact and diplomacy, verbally and in writing, at all levels of the organization; including communicating technical information to non-technical individuals. Demonstrates active listening skills.
  • Able to connect business strategy to team execution; and simplify complex or ambiguous ideas into digestible and concrete concepts and requirements.
  • Demonstrates strong business acumen, with sound judgement, objective decision-making ability, and critical and creative thinking in an environment of competing priorities.
  • Ability to present options to stakeholders and facilitate effective decision making in a group setting.
  • Approaches work proactively; empowers a team to anticipate upcoming efforts and challenges.
  • Approaches processes and tools with an eye for adding value and eliminating waste.


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