Software Development Manager, Mobile

Santa Monica, CA
Engineering / Software
As a Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of a range of products on mobile platforms. A successful candidate will have an established background in developing customer-facing experiences, a strong technical ability, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. You will be helping to hire and build your team and systems.

In this role, you will

    • Be responsible for the overall systems development life cycle of a key product subsystem
    • Manage and execute against project plans and delivery commitments
    • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
    • Manage departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
    • Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
    • Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management

Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 5+ years of experience building successful production software systems
    • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as GoLang, Ruby, C, C++, C#, Java, or PERL
    • Development experience on mobile platforms such as Google Android, WebOS, Windows Phone, Apple iOS and RIM Blackberry
    • Experience hiring, mentoring and growing software development leaders and managers

Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science
    • The ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life
    • Experience working with networking or communications devices in an embedded environment
    • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
    • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • A passion for developing engaging user experiences
    • Ability to rapidly prototype and evaluate customer applications and interaction methodologies
    • Experience developing software foundations and environments for application development
    • Ability to work closely with other developers to understand their needs and issues and to develop cooperative solutions
About Ring

Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of smart home security products: Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Ring Stick Up Cam and the new Ring Floodlight Cam. With these security devices, Ring has created the neighborhood watch for the digital age and continues to keep homes around the world safe. For more information, visit With Ring, you're always home.

Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants with our regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ring Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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