Software Development Manager

for Bauer's Intelligent Transportation in San Francisco, CA

mobile, web, and database software systems. 
San Francisco, CA
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Software Development Manager

Bauer*s IT is looking for a Software Development Manager for the NEW iCars* Division. Bauer*s IT is looking for someone dynamic and tech savvy, ambitious, and self-motivated. You should be able to bring new products to market, solutions driven, thrive in high-paced and creative environments, and able to represent iCars* throughout North America!

Company Overview:
To meet the needs of individuals, professionals, executives, and public officials on the go, Bauer*s IT has evolved the iCars* On-Demand Chauffeured Mercedes Car Service Division to its award winning range of eco-luxury transportation solutions. By either registering online or using the iCars* Mobile App from the convenience of their Smartphone, iCars* riders can book, pay, and get picked up in a Chauffeured Black Mercedes in minutes.

* The Software Development Manager is at the forefront of the development process and is a key collaborator to the business in delivering results and meeting strategic company goals.
* The Software Development Manager is a process-oriented person, who is creative and driven to succeed.
* The successful Software Development Manager will be a hands-on leader who can achieve results through others, but not be afraid to get down into the details when necessary.
* The Software Development Manager is responsible for meeting project commitments in terms of schedule, quality, and cost. This will at times involve managing multiple projects, development groups and/or application support functions for a business unit.
* The successful Software Development Manager should be technically savvy with previous coding experience.
* The Software Development Manager should be professional, and have vision into how the product will scale over time.
* The Software Development Manager will have visibility with the company*s senior executives.

Major Duties and Functions:
* Full project life cycle responsibility, including project initiation, status reporting, and other administrative activities.
* Oversees the development and implementation of mobile, web, and database software systems.
* Participates in the development of division operating and long range plans and technical strategies.
* Leads and participates in the design, development, and testing of systems.
* Defines and manages resource requirements and allocations, monitors and improves quality, and ensures 'best practice' development techniques.
* Develops and implements application programs driving the business.
* Technology advocate for application owners and advises them on the technology possibilities and requirements.
* Helps influence investment directions and strategies.
* Directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.
* Partners with vendors and assists in developing statements of work, deliverables, and outcomes.
* Full off-shore development responsibility, including identification, tracking, QA*ing and releasing of managed off-shore code team.
* Ensures vendor performance and that deliverables meet contract specifications.
* Utilizes knowledge of programming languages; C/C++/Java/Python/Perl/Ruby/Unix Shells and software engineering best practices.
* Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art developments in programming and integrates into programming design.

What You Need to Succeed:
* Experience in leading the development of both iPhone and Android applications and tools.
* 5+ years of experience in application development in an Enterprise computing environment.
* 2+ years of management, supervisory or team lead experience.
* 1+ year of experience managing offshore teams.
* Experience with web scripting languages and paradigms such as C/C++/Python/Ruby/JavaScript/AJAX, ASP.Net, DHTML.

Experience with the following technologies:
* Python scripting, Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat, IIS, and Web Services.
* Microsoft Office/Open Office; intermediate to advanced skills in Word, Excel.
* Visio or equivalent, intermediate to advanced skills.
* Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field preferred.
* Experience in large scale billing and remittance applications a strong plus.
* IT project management experience is a plus.
* Experience with MS Project or a plus.
* PMP or ITIL certification a plus

*There is no relocation for this position.*



Rose Anderson
Bauer's Intelligent Transportation
Pier 50
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 312-4222