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Development Manager, Augmented BI - Story Container Team Job

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago



Requisition ID: 251705
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Management
Employment Type: Regular Full Time



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SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) combines all analytics capabilities – including business intelligence (BI), planning, predictive analytics, data visualization, and digital boardroom tools – in a single cloud-based solution. It gives everyone from frontline workers to execs the power to find new insights and take action, anytime, anywhere.

The Analytics Cloud organization is looking for a development manager to help with our next generation cloud-based Analytics platform. Are you a passionate individual who wants an opportunity to learn new things while honing your skills using leading edge technologies for Cloud, Big Data, Mobile, SAP HANA (in Memory) and modern Visualization? Do you thrive in a team with strong engineers to learn from and where all members of the engineering team, including management are close to the code and making technical contributions? If so, then this is the right job for you! Help us shape the future.

About the Team

The Story Container team in the Augmented BI Cluster is currently responsible for the story container and its various workflows, the redux store (“Unified Store”) and several of the more simple story widgets. You will be responsible to grow an established team of engineers of various skill levels and seniorities with the team make-up that is probably more senior than other teams. As a development manager, you will be expected to keep up technically with the team and be able to provide different types of guidance to make the team successful in it’s delivery of features and improve the overall quality of the area.

Expectations and Tasks
• The successful candidate will lead a cross functional development team. Because we work on the cutting edge, we need someone who is eager to learn, results-oriented, resourceful in getting things to work and productive working independently or collaboratively.
• Ultimately be accountable for the quality, experience, readiness and timely delivery of all features produced by your team.
• Have a comprehensive understanding of sound software engineering principles and best practices for development. Be capable of driving projects end to end.
• Everyone, including management, is close to the code and making technical contributions - including contributing to design, coding, testing, systems setup, …
• Knowledgeable in analytics so that you can effectively participate in requirements definition.
• Enable quality excellence within product units through test techniques, process, frameworks and tools
• Lead a team of developer/test experts in multi-technology environment:
• Responsible for creating and maintaining a high-performance team
• Manage the lifecycle of employees – e.g. recruiting/retaining, developing/guiding/motivating, managing performance
• Ensure ongoing communication of company/org messages, objectives, goals and strategy into own team
• Work closely/collaborate across roles, functions and teams, as well as with colleagues in other countries and also customers/partners when needed.
• Able to understand and play an active role in all aspects of the development process (of both new and existing applications and functionality)
• Stay current on technology and understand how it may fit into or advance our strategic direction

• Growing the skills of the team and participating in their growth and career plans

Education and Qualifications / Skills and Competencies
• University degree in Computer Science (or related subject)
• Excellent people management skills, strong dedication to people development and mentoring
• Excellent analytical and communication skills
• Create project and execution plans, factoring in essential elements like monitoring and steering.
• Manage critical situations and their impact on business deliverables
• Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills and a high degree of personal initiative
• Flexible to changing priorities and requirements with flexibility to react on new challenges and opportunities
• Ability to encourage innovation and foster a high-energy and focused environment
• Develop, monitor, and optimize using metrics and technologies
• Identify and define a targeted audience strategy and a messaging approach
• Create an environment of continuous learning and improvement, where people actively seek to coach and help with team and peer development

• Understanding/knowledge of Business Intelligence
• Familiarity of client-side technologies and development including react and redux

Work Experience

• 5+ years experience as a software developer working in Cloud software

• Prior experience as a team lead, people manager, and/or other experience in leadership role(s) is strongly desired

• Experience being the end to end delivery (i.e. solution definition, implementation, and quality) lead of a major topic or sufficiently complex features

• Prior experience in delivering cloud software is strongly desired
• Prior experience with Business Intelligence is desired


Vancouver, BC


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