Software Development Manager

About OpenMarket 

We’ve got a pretty good thing going on here at OpenMarket. We’re leaders of a mobile industry that's transforming the way customer obsessed businesses communicate with their customers. Join our team: we're friendly, caring, weirdly tenacious, and fun.

The world’s biggest brands seek us out because we love finding ways to help them make their customers’ lives easier. It’s this obsession with customer experience that helps us develop software, technology and processes that competitors all over the world desire.

OpenMarket Culture 

We’re seeking enthusiastic, collaborative and resourceful people from a range of backgrounds who know how to get things done. Success comes from our culture, diversity and dynamic global team so we value people who are authentic, take ownership, and deliver together. Does this sound like you? 

Software Development Manager

Do you enjoy breaking down large, multi-functional technical problems into meaningful chunks and leading the resources required to make things happen? Do you want to play a key role in building great development teams?

OpenMarket is currently seeking a Software Development Manager to lead a technical team comprised of software development engineers, quality assurance engineers, and program managers. You will provide guidance and support to your team throughout the software development lifecycle as they build projects and services in an agile environment. Working with small, dedicated service teams, you will ensure your services are able to scale while maintaining high-performance in a 99.99% up-time environment. 

What to bring

  • +5 years of formal experience leading software development teams as development manager or technical lead
  • +1 years of experience working with high throughput, availability and scalability of applications, platforms, services and microservices
  • +1 years of experience with Java server-side software design and development
  • A collaborative working style to champion OpenMarket's culture and team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, across technical matters and business discussions
  • Ability to contribute to software design discussions and solve problems while considering the bigger picture
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and drive projects to deliver value to meet internal or external customer needs
  • Ability to work through roadblocks and provide solutions
  • Ability to cultivate a positive work environment
  • Enthusiasm for actively mentoring and giving feedback, as well as receiving feedback from others
  • Ability to recognize how your own behavior influences others
  • Willingness to have an advocacy mindset to address the needs of your team
  • Ability to navigate difficult conversations
  • Ability to effectively conduct interviews to evangelize OpenMarket and evaluate culture fit
  • Desire to drive and define OpenMarket processes, such as: recruiting, training, career progression, etc.

Nice to have

  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with driving the technical strategy of a suite of applications or technological platforms

We’d love to hear from you if

  • You love leading small, dynamic, and agile teams that encourage you to learn and grow
  • You care about working with some of the world’s top brands
  • You love finding solutions to interesting problems
  • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks
  • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Additional Information 

This position is open in Guadalajara, MX 
OpenMarket embraces diversity and is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. 
Employment in this position may be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal and/or credit background investigation.

See Inside the Office of OpenMarket

OpenMarket is a global company that offers mobile messaging solutions to business and enterprises in every industry. From optimizing communication strategies and improving customer service experiences to driving brand awareness and ultimately increasing revenue growth, the company helps engage its target audiences through top mobile technologies and proven network performance.

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