Manager of Applications (SaaS)

Location: Pennsauken, NJ
Date Posted: 09-13-2017
Our client is a highly successful discount retailer in NJ. They have engaged us to fill a fantastic opportunity for a Manager of SaaS Applications with Retail experience.

Manager of Applications (SaaS)


Job Summary:
The Manager of Applications will help build, deploy and maintain a highly available, elastic, enterprise PaaS and SaaS solution for our retailer client. You will own the 24x7 global support, operational maturity model, operations provisioning process and monitoring to ensure availability, reliability, recoverability and optimum performance. You will have ability to work cross-functionally with product, engineering, professional services, and DevOps teams to prioritize initiatives, balancing internal priorities with customer expectations. This is a hands-on senior level position managing a team of Cloud system engineers supporting internal SaaS customers.
Responsibilities
  • Experience with retail systems like Merchandising, PO Management, Store Systems, Planning, Allocation, or Inventory Control.
  • Manage internal and external resources that develop & maintain the entire IoT architecture starting at the individual device through connectivity, data collection and analytics, cloud, middleware, APIs, mobile apps, security and operations.
  • Be a key stakeholder in IoT strategy, tool selection, business integration and monetization.
  • Work closely with product marketing to ensure technology stack can deliver the IoT product road maps.
  • Be accountable for IoT platform operations concerning production and support in Dev-Ops.
  • Design and support new processes to promote agile development.
  • Work cross-functionally, internally & externally to oversee the timely execution of product launches.
  • Continuous development of IoT data analytics and reporting.
  • Establish people management & processes to attract and retain the best talent in the software and IoT space.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems or industry experience equivalent.
  • Software Development management experience preferably in the IoT space; understanding of complexity of hardware, firmware, and software development environments.
  • 5+ years professional experience in technology related roles.
  • Experience managing software teams in a Dev-Ops model.
  • Full stack development experience.
  • Preferred experience with AWS tools and platforms; AWS IoT, EC2, S3, Kinesis, Redshift and related AWS services.
  • Experience with database architecture and modern relational database products.
  • Proficiency (understanding) in various programming languages such as Java, C++, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, etc.
  • Experience leading in Agile/Scrum development environments.
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives and technical and non-technical team members alike.
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, environment where you must take on multiple responsibilities and do what it takes to get things done.
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