Senior Manager, Software Development Austin, TX

Senior Manager, Software Development

Full Time • Austin, TX

What you’ll be called: Senior Manager, Software Development

Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX

Named Happiest Company to Work for 2018; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and winner of the prestigious Training 125 award from Training Magazine in 2017, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where being at the forefront of real estate is our primary goal. We're looking for a Senior Manager, Software Development to help us build a robust platform and microservices.

With more than 180K agents worldwide, Keller Williams Technology Group is the foremost provider of real-estate solutions, offering the most comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of products, services and training in the industry. Our passionate and experienced team converts agent challenges into opportunities in the areas of: relationship management, collaboration, transaction management, education and consumer engagement. All in support of enabling agents to drive greater intimacy in the relationships they have with their customers and enabling consumers to chart their own customer journey.

What you’ll do:

We are looking for a Senior Manager, Software Development who will be responsible for managing the engineering needs across our product portfolio. As our Senior Manager, Software Development, you will drive our cloud-based development and integration platform while working to modernize and decommission several legacy systems. You will be responsible process management, scaling the team and working with outside development partners.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own process management, budgeting and resource sourcing, ensuring that the solution is delivered on time, with quality and meeting requirements.
  • Manage both onsite and offsite development teams.
  • Design secure development and coding systems and models using the latest industry standards and tools, including QA automation.
  • Deliver highly available, scalable and performant solutions.
  • Work in an agile environment and deliver a consistent burndown rate.
  • Partner with business units and provide engineering insight on product design.
  • Provide product teams accurate level of effort estimates.
  • Mentor and lead other members of the department in development best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or relevant work demonstrating desired skill set.
  • 8 years of experience in software development.
  • 5 years experience managing and scaling high functioning internal and external  software development teams.
  • Proven track record of working with product and engineering teams to deliver innovative software solutions.
  • Strong technical understanding of the tool sets used to develop and deploy code in microservices and/or (SOA) service oriented architecture.
  • Data driven with experience managing / measuring / refining / optimizing development processes to scale nimble development teams.
  • Experience managing development budget with dynamic interdependencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong business acumen and operational background.
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS and GCP.
  • Experience with Golang, PHP, Python or NodeJS.
  • Experience with MySQL or Postgres.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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Finding and serving the higher purpose of business is at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. Our dedication to our associates and their families extends far beyond the typical benefits package.

Your Voice Matters
Built on the philosophy that people matter most, our Employee Leadership Council (ELC) ensures that the voice of every KWRI team member is heard! ELC members vote on proposals and recommendations that enrich the lives and enhance the productivity of our KWRI team.
Financial Security & Wealth Building
We want to help you meet your financial goals! In addition to administering our 401(k) plan, Maxwell Locke & Ritter's team of experts are available for free financial portfolio counseling. Associates are also encouraged to take advantage of profit share and growth share, two monetary perks that are tied to recruiting agents to Keller Williams offices.
A Commitment to Education
KWRI places a high importance on employee growth through educational opportunities and encourages its associates to attend our training programs at no cost. We also offer tuition reimbursement to team members interested in expanding their skillset through outside education providers.
Dedicated to Our Community
KWRI is founded in Austin, based in Austin and dedicated to Austin! Each year, the corporate headquarters closes for RED Day, the company's global day of service that encourages volunteerism by its associates around the world. Short for Renew, Energize and Donate, RED Day shows Keller Williams' commitment to the cities and towns where associates live and work.
Health & Wellness
We are committed to creating balanced and healthy lifestyles. Our wellness manager leads training sessions in the office gym and helps associates with goal setting and accountability. Our team also has the opportunity to take advantage of our farm-to-work food delivery program, as well as weekly in-house massage, acupuncture, nutrition and chiropractic services.
The HEART Fund
KWRI goes to great lengths to ensure that our employees are financially secure but realize that unexpected tragedies are a reality of life. The HEART Fund is a program that provides financial assistance to employees for special needs such as medical expenses, major home or car repairs, airfare in times of family emergency, legal fees and funeral fees.