Job Details


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2021-08-06 23:00:00


Senior Manager - Software Development

  • We're looking for an experienced technical manager with experience in managing software engineering teams to join the Bazaarvoice development team as a Software Development Manager. The team is responsible for maintaining and developing products which leverage Bazaarvoice's massive data network using cutting edge technologies like ElasticSearch, Mongo, AWS Lambda, Docker, etc.As a development manager on the Bazaarvoice team, you will guide a team of software developers and work with program/product managers to build new products or capabilities on our existing platforms that will be leveraged throughout the company. You will help shape the products that power the future of Bazaarvoice.

    Key Responsibilities:

        • Overall leadership and mentorship of one or more Development teams, Connections and Media.
        • Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into individual release assignments.
        • Work closely with the product management team to determine the optimum feature sets for products.
        • Definition and continued refinement of the software development and delivery processes.
        • Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with management and development team in bringing new technologies

    Essential Criteria:·

      • 6+ years of Software Development management experience.
      • 4+ years of project management or scrum master experience.
      • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
      • 4+ years’ experience, with at least one full stack language such as C#, Java, Javascript, or similar.Excellent verbal and written communication.
      • Strong presentation and technology leadership skills.
      • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
      • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithm, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures.
      • Experience recruiting and building high performance teams

    Desired Criteria: (If applicable)·

      • Master’s degree in a technical field or an MBA.
      • Proven results-oriented person with a track record of delivery.
      • Demonstrated ability to inspire and mentor a technical team.
      • Knowledge of and experience in, maintaining software that has 24x7 operations, 5 9’s uptime requirements, and under very high usage load.
      • Experience managing the large budgets for AWS or other cloud platform
      • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines
      • Ability to adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements.
      • Experience managing contractors and distributed teams.
      • Works well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements.
      • Demonstrated experience in setting long term strategic technical direction for one of more software engineering teams.
      • Experience with large distributed applications.
    About Bazaarvoice
    At Bazaarvoice, we create smart shopping experiences. Through our expansive global network, product-passionate community & enterprise technology, we connect thousands of brands and retailers with billions of consumers. Our solutions enable brands to connect with consumers and collect valuable user-generated content, at an unprecedented scale. This content achieves global reach by leveraging our extensive and ever-expanding retail, social & search syndication network. And we make it easy for brands & retailers to gain valuable business insights from real-time consumer feedback with intuitive tools and dashboards. The result is smarter shopping: loyal customers, increased sales, and improved products.
    The problem we are trying to solve : Brands and retailers struggle to make real connections with consumers. It's a challenge to deliver trustworthy and inspiring content in the moments that matter most during the discovery and purchase cycle. The result? Time and money spent on content that doesn't attract new consumers, convert them, or earn their long-term loyalty.
    Our brand promise : closing the gap between brands and consumers.
    Founded in 2005, Bazaarvoice is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
    It’s official: Bazaarvoice is a Great Place to Work in the US and the UK!
    Why join Bazaarvoice?
    Customer is key
    We see our own success through our customers’ outcomes.  
    We approach every situation with a customer first mindset.
    Transparency & Integrity Builds Trust
    We believe in the power of authentic feedback because it’s in our DNA. 
    We do the right thing when faced with hard choices. Transparency and trust accelerate our collective performance.
    Passionate Pursuit of Performance
     Our energy is contagious, because we hire for passion, drive & curiosity. 
    We love what we do, and because we’re laser focused on our mission.
    Innovation over Imitation
    We seek to innovate as we are not content with the status quo. 
    We embrace agility and experimentation as an advantage.
    Stronger Together
    We bring our whole selves to the mission and find value in diverse perspectives. 
    We champion what’s best for Bazaarvoice before individuals or teams.  
    As a stronger company we build a stronger community.
    Commitment to diversity and inclusion
    Bazaarvoice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants according to their experience, talent, and qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping, and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in every location in which the company has facilities. Bazaarvoice believes that diversity and an inclusive company culture are key drivers of creativity, innovation and performance. Furthermore, a diverse workforce and the maintenance of an atmosphere that welcomes versatile perspectives will enhance our ability to fulfill our vision of creating the world’s smartest network of consumers, brands, and retailers.