Software Development Manager

Idexx Laboratories, Inc. Westbrook , ME 04092

Posted 2 months ago

About the role:

We are seeking a Software Development manager to join a growing global company and innovation leader in the animal healthcare industry. The Global Application Development team is focused on building & supporting Cloud-based, customer-facing Web applications that provide our Veterinary customers with:

  • visibility to their business relationship with IDEXX, including pricing, discounts, and demographics
  • a single sign on solution and common navigation for IDEXX's many customer-facing applications
  • a global eCommerce platform personalized to each customer with integrations to our marketing, sales and service platforms
  • purpose built Web portals that provide insight to a variety of product information for IDEXX

You'll be responsible for:

  • Driving the software development effort against committed milestones in pursuit of high quality, scalable, cloud-based releases.

  • Partnering closely with our commercial organization to establish systems and processes to effectively prioritize, design, develop, test, and deliver the software

  • Managing, leading, and mentoring an IT Software Development team consisting of integration architects, UX architects, application analysts, and software developers

  • Work collaboratively with other teams within the IT organization including Data, Functional/Performance Testing, and DevOps engineers.

  • Providing the necessary technical leadership experience to lead by example and demonstrate ownership and accountability for the entire team.

  • Enabling the team to work cross-functionally with the greater IDEXX organization.

  • Engaging in the personal development and educational enrichment of team members. We are looking for a Software Manager who is aligned with this and is genuinely passionate about this philosophy.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related area, or equivalent experience.

  • Ideally 5+ years' experience managing a software engineering team, have exceptional management skills and be diligent about leveraging processes and tools.

  • Experience planning, designing, developing and delivering software in an Agile environment.

  • Strong organizational skills and experience prioritizing ongoing work requests

  • Experience managing a budget related to a technology team.

  • Experience as a People Manager in a software development organization.

  • Excellent analytic and communication skills.

  • Ability to come up to speed quickly on various development tools and protocols.


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