Software Development Manager (Build-Tools)

Workiva started with an idea: to make complex collaboration easy. Wdesk is an all in one platform that simplifies complex collaboration while keeping data in sync, thus reducing risk. Thousands of organizations, including over 70% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue, use Wdesk.

Product Development Managers lead agile product development teams. They ensure effective coordination and optimization of behavior over a diverse team. This role provides technical oversight and guidance while managing team members to ensure effective team functioning and product development.

As a Product Development Manager on the Build-Tools team, you will be tasked with creating, enhancing, and supporting the build environment at Workiva. 

What You’ll Do

  • People Management: You will provide employees with coaching, feedback, and development opportunities to enhance their skills, motivation, and performance.
  • Fulfillment of Customer Requirements: You will provide leadership for the team to fully understand and resolve issues, and problems that result in delivering high quality products
  • Technical Oversight: You will provide leadership for the development team in generating innovative solutions and exploring new approaches to identify issues and provide optimal solutions. You will share best practices and ensure the team production meets customer needs
  • Product Development Planning: You will provide oversight of forecasts, team deliverables, and timelines all while ensuring a quality finished product. This requires knowing the team’s capabilities and the scope/level of anticipated effort to produce intended results.
What You’ll Need
  • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate critical thinking, problem solving, and conflict resolution
  • Senior level software engineering experience, experience in automated testing and process improvement.
  • Experience working/building CI/CD tools
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience as a leader within a technical organization
  • An acute focus on people development, job mastery, and continuous learning
  • Experience working with AWS and/or Docker is a plus
  • Travel is typically 25% 

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