Software Development Manager - Delivery Platform

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Software Development Manager - Delivery Platform

A full-time team member or employee

Skills and experience needed

Must have potential to develop
Verbal communication
Software development
Customer service

Organization(s) name(s)


Time zone

Monetary compensation

USD$88K to 162K /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

Monetary compensation

USD$88K - 162K /year
(Estimated by Torre The quoted compensation hasn't been verified by the organization. It's Torre's estimate based on the job requirements contained in the post. )

At Loblaw Digital, we know that our customers expect the best from us. Whether that means building the best, most innovative online shopping experiences, or designing an app that will impact the lives of people across the country, we’re up for the challenge. Loblaw Digital is the team responsible for building and operating the online businesses of Canada’s largest and most successful retailer. Based in downtown Toronto, we are an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and collaborative team working towards transforming the way Canadians shop by creating leading eCommerce experiences in the online grocery shopping, beauty, pharmacy, loyalty, and apparel spaces, and we’re only just getting started! To achieve these goals, we are looking for talented and passionate individuals who want to collaborate and solve challenging problems and make significant and lasting impact on Canadians.

The impact you'll make

As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for building an industry leading online grocery delivery platform. Your mandate will be to deliver technical innovation surrounding the delivery customer experience, as well as the operational backbone to support delivery operations. You will collaborate with stakeholders from operations, customer service, design and product management to deliver industry leading features for our customers nationally. You will use data every single day to uncover meaningful insights that inform your experimentation strategy and ultimately, your product roadmap.

What You'll Do

  • Work with Product Managers, Designers and Business Stakeholders in the roadmap definition process
  • Plan and manage product sprints
  • Analyze, plan and develop requirements and standards in reference to upcoming company projects
  • With your experience and judgment, influence the business on how software can enhance end user experience.
  • Work with your team to continuously drive improvements in quality and productivity
  • Mentor, and coach developers, through design sessions, code reviews and pair programming.
  • Be an active participant in hiring new team members and providing performance management
  • Establish and implement training processes and strategies for technical personnel
  • Delegate tasks and manage all technical issues within the team
  • Organize and participate in our twice a year hackathons, where technology and business work together to create cool things

Does this sound like you?

  • You are a seasoned developer with solid object-oriented programming skills and mentorship experience.
  • You are opinionated about what it takes to produce great software, but remain receptive to other's ideas.
  • You care about ownership. You take on the problems of the team and do not pass them off for others to resolve.
  • You are experienced with software estimation, often confronted with complexity and uncertainty.
  • You make decisions based on data. You are versed with tools to measure every aspect of the application.
  • You have developed large applications in a team environment.
  • You are a good communicator. You are able to present complicated solutions to non-technical audience in a simple and logical way.
  • Have one-on-one meetings with developers.
  • Provide technical systems guidance.
  • Lead technical architecture for a whole component
  • Conduct performance reviews. Set accountability for team members.
  • Align the team's work with the company's strategic and tactical goals.
  • Shield the team from distractions.
  • Perform advanced project management duties.
  • Define the long term vision for the team's component.
  • Provide escalation resolution for your team.
  • Establish standards for code and systems.
  • Lead technical architecture for component relationships.
  • Have one-on-one meetings with team leads.
  • Provide workplace and career guidance.
  • Create process for assigning decision-making responsibilities.
  • Establish standards for processes and co-ordination.

How you’ll succeed

At Loblaw Digital, we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections. We’re able to keep innovating because our colleagues are passionate about their work and excited about the future of eCommerce. You will get to work with some of the best digital minds and will have the support of world class technologies to craft products our customers will love!

Loblaw Digital recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired. In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing.  Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.

Posted: April 24, 2021 05:09 AM

Diana Vargas
Diana Vargas
Independent Recruiter
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