Development Manager

Job Description

Development Manager – SaaS Cloud Solutions

A brand-new team. A brand-new location. A brand-new challenge.

We need you to get us going. You’re a Development Manager, and a Scrum Master, and alongside our Cloud Architect and our Product Owner, you’ll be responsible for getting our team started in Katowice as we build a new programme from scratch.

Mentor, a Siemens Company, is a global technology powerhouse.  With some of the best-known brands in the world, Siemens has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, and reliability for more than 165 years.

You might not know that we’re focusing on a new SaaS offering for Electronic Board Systems, to complement the existing market leading desktop and on-premise solutions. To do this, we’re setting up a brand-new team in Katowice, focused on delivering cloud solutions that leverage the investments made in our desktop and on-premise products, our Siemens Cloud solutions, as well as our market leading low-code platform. We’re proud to work in a fast-paced environment where agile development is embraced, and innovation is encouraged. If you’re interested in finding out more, here’s what you’ll need to know.

What will I do?

  • Build and lead our Development team – you’ll hire and lead and strong team of talented developers. You’ll build skills, bring people together and set the standard for development in this new structure.

  • Be our first Scrum Master – while we’re scaling, you’ll be the Scrum Master until we reach critical mass. Eventually, you’ll spend much less of your time in this space and hand over the role to a new Scrum Master who’ll report to you.

  • Make sure we deliver a great product – You’ll deliver market leading products with fast performance and a compelling user experience. It’s your job to make sure the quality surpasses customer expectations and our releases run smoothly.

This role is at the forefront of our new team – you’re a leader. You promote transparency and collaboration, and you connect with people at every opportunity by sharing your knowledge. At Siemens, everyone can positively impact thousands of customers, and you will be called on to identify, realise, and drive these opportunities as our Development Manager.

What’s needed to do this job successfully? 
We’re looking for three key things

  • Software development expertise
  • Outstanding leadership
  • Scrum Master expertise

You’ll already need to be an experienced development professional. You’ll need the kind of knowledge that comes along with an education in software engineering or computer science, backed up with real world programming and coding skills gained from working in service-oriented architectures.

You’re going to be our first Scrum Master too, someone who’s seen a lot of enterprise or engineering software development in at least one previous Scrum Master role, where you’ve had accountability for driving Agile and Scrum practices successfully. You’ll be comfortable working with various patterns and techniques for filling in the intentional gaps left in the Scrum approach – like numerous Burndown technologies, various Retrospective formats, handling bugs, etc. You’ll also have experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games and the like.

We’ll hire someone who is a naturally authentic and capable leader; someone who can influence positively and inspire those around you to collaborate and innovate. You’ll be at your best when you’re building people and teams; driving transparency and a culture of continual improvement, and you’ll be the kind of person who thrives on coaching and mentoring others.

What’s the catch?

There is none. We offer a great salary and benefits – everything you’d expect from a world-renowned company. You get to join at the very start of a high profile global project with the backing of a great leader, Andy Mitchell. You’ll be surrounded by passionate and driven colleagues who share a vision for the success of this team, and you’ll have every opportunity to grow and develop at the heart of our organization.

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Job ID: 116689

Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Mentor Graphics Polska Sp. z o.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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