Development Manager

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Job Location:
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Job Category:
Software Developer

Who are we?

From pioneer to leader in the security industry, Genetec has always been committed to providing the most innovative solutions. Today, we offer world-class IP security solutions with our unified security platform encompassing license plate recognition (LPR), video surveillance and access control. Genetec has been recognized as one of Montreal’s top employers for over a decade!

The Digital Business Solution (DBS) team is responsible for the support, evolution and implementation of new business solutions across the company. As part of a major digital transformation, we own a portfolio of projects and initiatives covering a large variety of applications and fields of expertise (ERP, CRM, custom made applications, Business Intelligence, etc.).

Reporting to the Director of Digital Business Solutions, the Development Manager will join a growing team and will oversee our development activities ensuring alignment between the various teams, recommending best practices and contributing to the delivery of reliable and adequate solutions.


What your day will look like:
Technical leadership:

• Keep up to date on the different technologies (existing and to come) and stimulate innovation in practices, tooling and skills to anticipate future mutations.
• Foster harmonization within heterogeneous teams (branching, code review, automated testing, deployment etc.)
• Ensure consistent quality outcomes within development and testing using agreed technologies and frameworks.
• optimize the management of our development environments (data sync, updates, up time etc.).
• Identify all development related project dependencies and risks and ensure mitigation or contingency plans are in place.
• With the director and architect, challenge the technical teams on technological decisions.
• Ensure technical alignment with the other Genetec development Groups and anticipate our technical transformations.
• Always think and act with clients’ and end users’ satisfaction in mind.

Team Management:

• Create an environment built on trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.
• Supervise and assess developers and team leads.
• Handle the objectives/achievements of the employees and conduct performance reviews.
• Optimize the ability of the team to adapt to these mutations.
• Ensure the teams’ growth and evolution in terms of resources, competencies and potential while managing the employees’ careers. Identify any support actions for personal development (training, coaching).
• Ensure the team’s morale is high during all phases of the lifecycle (dev, review, QA, release)
• Act as an escalation point for all risks and issues affecting the development team, and for working to define and implement mitigation strategies.
• Follow up and report activity in conjunction with the other managers through financial and operational KPIs.


About you:
• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering and a certificate in project management or equivalent experience.
• 5+ years in technical leadership role in a software development environment
• General knowledge of following technologies and platforms: TFS (DevOps), Git, C# / IIS / ASP.NET, MS CRM / D365 FO (X++), SQL / SSRS, MS Test, NUnit or equivalent, IT (DNS, cluster, security)
• Understand the benefits of the various programming languages and accurately suggests the use of the appropriate technology
• Excellent leadership and communication skills;
• Ability to delegate and build accountability;
• Ability to collaborate with individuals at all hierarchical levels and in different teams;
• Results focused;
• Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple concurrent projects;
• Bilingualism (French-English);


• Knowledge of Azure, Jira / Confluence

Why you'll love Genetec
• Attractive compensation package
• Work-life balance
• Flexible working schedule
• Free, unlimited coffee
• Private free parking for all employees
• Onsite gym

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies, please.