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Manager- Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023

ApplyBoard simplifies the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process by connecting international students, recruitment partners, and educational institutions on one intuitive and personalized platform. ApplyBoard is a mission-driven, hyper-growth organization. It has been attracting dedicated individuals for more than eight years who are inspired every day to break down barriers to international education and take their careers to new heights at a company that will invest in their career growth. Our six core values are our compass in our mission to Educate the World and the foundation of our unique company culture. As an organization built on a foundation of diversity, it’s important that our team members are representative of the students from more than 140 countries that we support.

The Opportunity:

We are seeking an experienced Software Development Manager to lead and manage a team of up to 10 developers with different responsibilities, including Backend, Frontend, and Mobile development.

This role is hands-on and includes both technical and people leadership, where you will work with other development managers and leaders across ApplyBoard to ensure the continued success of our software development team in India.

What you’ll be doing every day:

  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and mentoring to the development team.

  • Manage the software development life cycle from planning, design, development, testing, and deployment.

  • Work closely with product managers, UX designers, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality software products.

  • Develop and implement software development best practices, standards, and processes.

  • Manage the team's workload and ensure timely delivery of projects.

  • Participate in the recruitment and hiring of developers.

  • Conduct performance evaluations, provide feedback, and mentor team members to improve their skills and capabilities.

  • Ensure that the team is up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in software development.

What you bring to the table:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in leading teams as a software development manager or a team lead.

  • Proficiency in Ruby on Rails, NodeJS (JavaScript / Typescript), React

  • Experience in mobile app development. Familiarity with Flutter is a plus

  • Experience with AWS (Microservices or SOA), Kubernetes, HelmCharts, Observability, Infrastructure as Code

  • Strong system and relational database design skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • A high bar for quality and attention to detail.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

Ideally, you also have experience with some of:

  • If you are a dynamic, hands-on, and results-driven Software Development Manager passionate about leading and developing teams of talented developers to deliver high-quality software products, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Life at ApplyBoard:

By joining our team, you have the opportunity to:

  • Join one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada, with many opportunities for growth and advancement.

  • Work alongside a globally diverse team of over 1,500 team members based in over 25 countries, who speak more than 75 languages.

  • Make a difference in the lives of thousands of students as they explore educational opportunities

  • Want to learn more about ApplyBoard, read our Life at ApplyBoard Blog, and be sure to follow us on our LinkedIn page.

About ApplyBoard

ApplyBoard empowers students around the world to access the best education by simplifying the study abroad search, application, and acceptance process to more than 1,750 institutions across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Ireland. Headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and with an additional operational office in Gurugram, India, ApplyBoard has helped more than 600,000 students from over 150 countries fulfill their study abroad dreams since 2015.

In 2022, Deloitte named ApplyBoard one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Canada for the fourth consecutive year, ranking #30 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and #170 on the 2022 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list. ApplyBoard ranked on LinkedIn’s 2022 Top Startups List in Canada in 2020, 2021, and 2022 and was recognized as CIX’s Innovator of the Year 2022 and the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 Ontario Winner.

Thank you for your interest in joining ApplyBoard on our mission to Educate the World. Please note that only qualified applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted.