Software Development Manager - Cape Town

The position demands excellent technical skills and knowledge coupled with strong leadership, planning, and management abilities. Knowledge and experience with one or more development methodologies, and experience developing engineering process is required. The following will help ensure a successful application Strong customer focus Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. 5-10 years experience in Software development and 2-5 years as development Manager Proven results oriented person with a delivery focus and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating. Experience with Ruby, Perl, Java or C/C++. Experience with Java, Linux/Unix, Perl, XML, and Web services, and UNIX tools. BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities. Strong technical vision. Strong presentation and leadership skills. Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment Previous demonstrated project management success on similar projects emphasis placed on experience with high-volume web-based applications. This opportunity offers a demanding, exciting and rewarding experience, with opportunities to work with the world’s best computer scientists on some of the most interesting problems.

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