Development Manager

  • Kabbage
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Aug 01, 2018
Full time Developer

Job Description

Kabbage is blazing a trail in big data and FinTech, and we are looking for a Development Manager to join our software team as we continue our amazing growth trajectory.  

Kabbage is more than a lender for small businesses; our data and technology platform is now being used as a fully branded product by other lenders, and our products are expanding. We've received numerous awards & recognition, including Glassdoor's 2017 Best Places to Work, "36th fastest growing company in the US" on the INC 500 List, Fast Company's "Top 10 most innovative companies in finance" and Forbes' "America's Top 100 Most Promising Companies" among others.

Your mission:

Lead and grow a highly technical team of software engineers, SDETs, and BAs to develop the Kabbage Platform.

What you'll be doing:

  1. Lead your team to be a high producing and quality focused team by facilitating a smooth agile software development lifecycle. Actively coach and mentor your team members in their careers.
  2. Provide technical input and oversight of a large-scale and high-performance application through high level estimations, architecture designs, and adhering to best practices.
  3. Be seen as a leader and subject matter expert at Kabbage in terms of our technology stack, our process, and the Kabbage business.
  4. Be actively involved in molding the Kabbage product strategy and initiatives.
  5. Ship software that involves multiple teams, external dependencies, and partnerships.

What you should have:

  • Relevant technical experience and technical management experience.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proven track record of shipping large complex scalable systems in an agile environment.
  • Experience with professional software engineering best practices such as Agile project management, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Has implemented best practices such as agile development, reusability, automated testing, and DevOps.
  • Ability to understand, manage, and evolve complex enterprise solutions involving multiple systems, languages, frameworks, databases, and integrations.
  • Experience in architectural patterns of a large high-scale web applications with scalability, resiliency, and security in the forefront.

What we're looking for in you:

  • Organization and Planning: Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; focuses on key priorities; manages time well.
  • Intelligence: Learns quickly, demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information.
  • Assertiveness: Moves quickly and takes a forceful stand without being overly abrasive.
  • Analytical Skills: Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it; exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
  • Problem Solving: Provides practical solutions to problems.
  • Initiative: Actively finds ways to make improvements at work.
  • Strategic Thinking/Visioning: Able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way; determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends.
  • Ability to Develop People: Coaches peoples in their current roles to improve performance, and prepares them for future roles.
  • Team Builder: Bringing people together to work effectively.
  • Collaboration: Working well with a range of people from across the business.

The Kabbage Advantage

At Kabbage, we think our people are awesome, so we created the Kabbage Advantage—our way of being awesome right back. We offer competitive benefits including unlimited PTO, equity in the company, and exceptional health coverage options. Our team members enjoy a dynamic work environment with daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchens, and onsite fitness classes.

While our perks and benefits are generous, the people are actually what make Kabbage great. Kabbagers are curious, creative, and resilient. We are proactive, productive, and problem solvers. And we don’t do it alone. At Kabbage, you will find humble individuals who work hard to communicate effectively and work collaboratively.