Manager, Software Development
MyWebGrocer - Winooski, VT

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Founded in 1999, MyWebGrocer (MWG) is the leading digital services provider for retail grocery, connecting retail brands to their consumers through ecommerce and online tools. Retail partners include Kroger, Brookshire's, ShopRite, Lowes Food Stores, Big Y, Food Lion and more than 130 other leading grocery chains. MWG also has the largest online grocery-advertising network, attracting advertisers such as Kellogg's, Unilever, Nestle, P&G and 200+ other leading brands. Located in the historic Champlain Mill in Winooski, Vermont, MWG employs more than 180 professionals from diverse backgrounds, including database and development, customer service, web design, sales, marketing, graphic design, and account management. MWG is consistently ranked among the fastest growing companies in Vermont and is proud to employ the most energetic and dynamic team in the area.

As a Development Manager at MWG, you will be responsible for the management of the entire product lifecycle, releasing both additional functionality and new functionality for MWG's suite of internally/externally-facing data-management tools and applications, as well as all processes and procedures for managing retail and CPG data.

Responsibilities:
Consult with designers, internal stakeholders, retailers and CPGs to evaluate and develop product specifications. Estimate and prepare project plans, budgets, time-lines. Work as a team member with product management, support, documentation, other development teams, training and sales departments providing in depth product knowledge. Track project status and communicate progress effectively to internal management and external customers. Lead communications and facilitate development (software development life cycle) with global sourcing partners. Manage employees including evaluating employee performance and writing and delivering performance reviews. Motivate engineering staff. Provide guidance around technology choices for both build and buy options. Lead design/architecture reviews and provide direction for design and architecture choices. Facilitate standards and process guidance and choices. Assist in both tactical and strategic planning decisions. Managing daily work and progress of development team. Define and manage team roles and responsibilities. Create and oversee team’s agile processes and schedules. Provide guidance and oversight of the QA process. Provide technical product vision and oversight. Integration of business strategy and requirements into technical implementation of products.

Qualifications:
B.S. degree in computer science or related discipline or equivalent combined education and experience. Minimum of 5 years software systems work with extensive experience on large scale internet based systems and at least 2 years of team leadership. Expertise in software development. Excellent writing, modeling and communication skills. Demonstrable leadership and people skills.

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Founded in 1999, MyWebGrocer (MWG) is the leading digital services provider for retail grocery, connecting retail brands to their consumers...