Software Development Manager

This is a true leadership opportunity with a focus on coaching, hiring, developing and leading an engaged and innovative development team. It’s a chance for a Software Development Manager who wants to set individuals up for success and stay at the leading-edge of technology.

Toronto, Ontario

Opus One Solutions

Opus One is a software engineering company that brings real-time energy management to the smart grid. Through its leading edge offering GridOS™, Opus One delivers a new level of visibility and control to electricity distribution through sophisticated engineering analytics designed to solve and optimize complex power flows. Seamlessly integrating with utility data systems, GridOS™ provides powerful grid management capabilities and unlocks greater potential for distributed energy resources including renewable generation, energy storage and responsive demand. GridOS™ further facilitates the implementation and management of microgrids from homes to communities for unparalleled grid resiliency and value to the electricity customer.

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Overview: <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn&rsquo;t what keeps us up at night; it&rsquo;s what gets us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, we pursue solutions that will change how countries access and distribute electrical energy. From microgrids that keep things running in the event of an outage to how Tesla's latest batteries can help accelerate the integration of renewable energy. From how electric utilities can optimize their operations and reduce their carbon footprint to how every homeowner will feed energy into a power grid fueling the electrical sharing economy.</p> <p>At Opus One Solutions, we believe some of the best talent in the tech industry share our passion for delivering technology that matters and that will make a difference, in our lifetime and beyond. We want to work with people who love the complexities of software; who believe in its power to transform the world into a better place.</p> <p>Good people know that great ideas are everywhere and what matters most is practical execution. Turning vision into reality is the hard part. But, when it&rsquo;s creating technical solutions that support access to renewable energy, it&rsquo;s an engineering feat worth contributing to.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>Opus One Solutions is looking for a Software Development Manager. This is a true leadership opportunity with a focus on coaching, hiring, developing and leading an engaged and innovative development team. It&rsquo;s a chance for a Software Development Manager who wants to set individuals up for success and stay at the leading-edge of technology.</p> <p><strong>Who are you?</strong></p> <p>You are a Team Lead looking for a step up or a Software Development Manager looking for a new challenge. You have a couple of years experience coaching and growing at least one or two team members at a smaller company. You have worked on a business- or consumer-facing web app in an Agile environment. You want to contribute to a company that is building technology that matters.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p>Challenges. The electrical power grid is a lifeline to millions of people. Your challenge is to represent us to vendors and the media as an industry leader. You will need to come up to speed quickly on our platform and our organization as you work to build out the skills and career path for your team.</p> <p>Opportunity. You will be a key player with a measurable impact as we position ourselves to help utilities in North America now and the global market in the future.</p> <p>Personal and professional satisfaction. You want to do meaningful work that enables and empowers our developers to innovate technology solutions that matter. There is a shift in the energy industry, from slow-moving to incredibly fast-paced. Every day there is a new innovation and increased interest in using technology to solve problems. Joining us now is an opportunity to be at the forefront of this evolution.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As our new Software Development Manager, you will enlist our values:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Vision. Invent tomorrow today. Everyone is a visionary - we lead with ideas that change the world of energy. You will nurture a team of 5 Developers. You will provide one-on-one mentorship, coaching and direction, empowering individuals to do their best work.</li> <li>Excellence. Only the best. Continuous innovation - we achieve the highest quality with integrity. You will rollout Agile processes to improve collaboration, efficiency and quality of work.</li> <li>Drive. Work with passion. Bold conviction - we make it happen with perseverance. You will champion and promote the team across the organization.</li> <li>Growth. Create and learn. Step-by-step journey - we advance our individual and collective dreams . You will conduct formal performance evaluation, develop clear career plans and provide access to professional development, all resulting in happy and satisfied team members.</li> <li>Team. Connected strength - we are fueled by dedication, diversity, respect and fun. You will contribute to recruitment. You will plan and identify a need for new resources. You will drive the hiring pipeline and promote Opus One as an employer of choice by attending job fairs, digital networking and interviewing.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The experience. You have 2+ years managing Developers in an Agile environment. You can: <ul> <li>Instill and encourage a collaborative approach.</li> <li>Remove obstacles and champion your team.</li> <li>Inspire and guide the work of a team.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Offer hands-on assistance with work through familiarity with the tools, technologies and processes used in software development and QA.</li> <li>The knowledge. You are a strategic thinker and highly aware of the importance of retaining and growing the skills of the team. You know how to build-out a career plan, set objectives and coach and mentor individuals to achieve their goals.</li> <li>Relationship building skills. You know how to listen and you understand different perspectives. You are approachable with an open-door policy.</li> <li>Impeccable written and verbal communication skills. You can relay your message powerfully and with clarity in writing, conversations, meetings and networking presentations.</li> <li>Innovation. You have the ability to anticipate problems and provide creative, quick - and reliable - solutions to complex problems.</li> </ul>