Manager, Software Development



  • Office Professionals
  • Job Code: 9C844771105
  • Posted: November 06, 2018

David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our customer to recruit a Manager of Software Development.  Our customer is a leader in Tangible Asset Valuation and requires a strong technical software developer with great management skills to join them at the leadership table.

This is a great opportunity for someone with the desire to keep abreast of the latest shifts in technology, and the ability to generate and convey forward-thinking ideas. Our customer offers the stability of 50 years in business, and the excitement of a new corporate strategy which is designed to build on past successes and continue their market growth. They are looking for a candidate with the experience, education, and skills necessary to handle the overall delivery of product software from conception to release.


The Role:

  • Help set the direction of the company through the development and implementation of a Strategic Plan that empowers growth and long-term business sustainability;
  • Develop prototypes, design software interfaces and handle all code related tasks (in a combination of supervisory and hands-on role). Much initial work will be based in large part on updating and improving legacy code;
  • Provide leadership and support to the management team to ensure they are aligned with the guiding strategies of the business;
  • Generate ideas to improve system design and streamline product delivery, thereby enhancing customer satisfaction, sales, and profits;
  • Author technical and training documentation needed by developers, business analysts, and IT staff;
  • Oversee testing, gather and act upon feedback from pre-release testers;
  • Internal Collaboration & Project Management which includes: definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis, design and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling out the solutions;
  • Use knowledge and experience of talent management best practices – talent acquisition, performance management, succession planning, professional development, and workforce planning;
  • Participate in software code reviews, and review/repair legacy code; and
  • Develop, maintain and adhere to project schedules.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering or Computer Science;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience software development; 
  • At least 3 years’ experience with VB.Net;
  • Strong knowledge of C#;
  • SQL Server (2012 or new);
  • Experience with infrastructure, including network, storage, and servers will be highly desirable;
  • Strong knowledge of project management; and
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience and strong leadership skills that will drive high performance and instill trust and credibility with end users and team members.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Charlotte Kimble, Senior Consultant, Information and Technology. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips, and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Charlotte Kimble

Office Professionals / Information Technology


Senior Consultant

  • 306.665.1385

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