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Senior Development Manager
Brand: SumTotal
Req#: 480600
Updated: 05/03/2019
Job Type: Regular
Location: Hyderabad India (DivyaSree)
Category: Engineering
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Position Title:                   Development Manager                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                 

About Company:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

SumTotal Systems, LLC, a Skillsoft Company, is the only HR software provider to deliver Talent Expansion™ solutions that help organizations discover, develop and unleash the hidden potential within their workforce and entire business ecosystem. SumTotal goes beyond traditional talent management and HCM applications, offering contextual and pervasive HR solutions that actually help improve employee performance in real time.

                                                                                                                                                                                 

Position Overview/ Job Summary                                                                                                                                             

Are you passionate about learning and intellectually curious? Do you thrive in a fast paced, innovative work environment where team members hold themselves and others accountable? Are you energized by trying new things, have an agile mindset and enjoy making an impact? Is working for a purpose driven organization important to you? If the answers to these questions are a resounding YES, then read on!

Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning. We help businesses solve their biggest challenge – attracting, motivating and retaining world class talent. Our team is recognized for cutting edge digital learning and human capital management solutions. Trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500, we train more professionals than any other company in the world. Our 100,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed over 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. At Skillsoft, we believe that knowledge is the fuel for innovation and innovation is the fuel for business growth.

We are all about “Making Work Matter.” With over 2200 employees around the world, we are always looking for amazing talent!                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Development Manager is Responsible for the delivering the key features by involving in design, development, and maintenance of SumTotal Talent Expansion suite. Drive the squad using Agile methodologies to create a competitive high quality product deliverables.                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Responsibilities                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

  • Responsible for the delivering the key features by involving in design, development, and maintenance of SumTotal Talent Expansion suite
  • Use Agile principles to run the development lifecycle for SumTotal suite of products. Drive Agile squads to accomplish requirements with high quality.
  • Motivate team from time to time and take initiatives to improve quality of the products
  • Develop teams that meets design specifications, follows standards, and is easy to maintain
  • Reduce defect backlog by driving sustenance activities for the key customer escalations
  • Enhance team skillset by constantly engaging with the team members through mentoring, supervising and driving the projects
  • Improve the performance of the product deliverables

     

    Requirements (Must-Haves)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • 5+ years’ experience with Microsoft technologies
  • 5+ years’ experience with Relation Database Systems (SQL Server)
  • 3+ years’ experience in Web application development using Microsoft technologies. HTML and Javascript development skills are required
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing a team of atleast 6 direct reports
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be an energetic, self-motivated problem solver who works well in a team.
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Related Field. Masters in Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Strong logical, analytical and problem solving along with troubleshooting/debugging skills
  • Ability to work well with the team and have passion for delivering high quality code
  • Demonstrates proficiency in all phases of the product development cycle
  • Has excellent customer viewpoint, and uses it effectively in decision making
  • Work effectively with other departments as and when required

  • Requirements (Nice-to-Haves)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

  • Web application development using AngularJS is very desirable
  • Knowledge of unit testing frameworks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

                        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                 
                                                 
                                                   
                                               
                                                   
                                                   
                                                 
                                                   
 
                                                   
                                               
 
 
                                 
     
                                                   
                                                   
                                                 
                             
                             
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                 
                                             
                                                   
                                                 
                                             
                                               
                                           
                               
                                           
                                               
                                       
                               
                                       
                                         
                                           
                                         
                                             
                                                   
                                                 
                                             
                                               
                                                   
                                                   
                                                   
                                                   
                                                   
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