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Software Development Manager (IDG)

Location: Kanata, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 20-06-2017
Software Development Manager (Entrust Identity Guard)                  REQ#5725
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
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Position Overview: Entrust is seeking an experienced Software Development Manager to join our R&D organization to provide strategic and tactical leadership for our Entrust IdentityGuard Platform.  This award winning authentication platform is a critical solution for over 1,000 Entrust Datacard customers and tens of millions of users across enterprise, consumer and citizen deployments. The position reports to the Director of Product Development / Authentication.
  • Lead a team of 7-10 developers.
  • Coordinate the establishment and execution of timely software releases – one major software release every 12 months, while also producing multiple minor releases.
  • Manage multiple concurrent development projects and provide input to long term planning.
  • Responsible for executing in all phases of the software development life cycle.
  • Review requirements and design documents, project plans and other engineering deliverables.
  • Act as a level 3 escalation point for customer issues identified in product components.
  • Coordinate and manage additional resources from other teams or external companies to handle project peaks.
  • Demonstrate technical leadership, foster innovation, and deliver high quality software on time and on budget.
  • Liaise with Documentation and Quality Assurance Team Leads.
  • Support external teams such as Sales, Engineering, Product Management and Legal.
  • Join customer calls to ensure use cases are clear.
Education, Experience and Specialized Skills:
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development.
  • 3+ years’ experience in people management or in a team lead role.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Technical knowledge of Web Servers (Apache, IIS), Application Servers (Websphere, Tomcat, Weblogic), Database and Directory Servers, Mobile Development (iOS, Android, Windows), Virtual Appliance environments (VMWare, Hyper-V).
  • Technical knowledge of Windows and Unix operating systems (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Linux).
  • Development experience in OOP, Java, C++, Objective-C HTML, XML, Web Services.
  • Experience developing software components for managed cloud based services.
  • Experience with security concepts (PKI, certificates, online threats, authentication and authorization, information security) is a plus.
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