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Software Manager

Reference ID: software-manager
Management and Executive
Full Time
Victoria, BC     

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At this time, we are looking for an experienced and dedicated Software Manager to join our Research and Development team on a permanent full-time basis. We are seeking a true visionary who leads by example. Our ideal candidate is passionate about teamwork and employee engagement while maintaining his focus on our company objectives such as on-time delivery, quality and efficiency of Reliable Controls products. The role will report directly to the Vice President of Research and Development.

Perks & Benefits:

  • Extended Health & Dental Coverage
  • RRSP matching plan + extra contribution towards your RRSP account 
  • Paid time-off to volunteer for a charity of choice*
  • Well-equipped on-site fitness facilities with 24/7 access
  • Free parking
  • Green Transportation Incentive 
  • Social Committee Events 
  • Employee Service Awards 
  • Performance Bonus*
  • Opportunities for continuous learning*
  • …And most importantly: amazing culture

Role Responsibilities:


  • Provide strong leadership to our team to coach, motivate and lead our team to their optimum performance levels and career development
  • Monitor and manage employee and team performance
  • Evaluate resource requirements and assist with recruitment initiatives when needed
  • Select and administrate software tools used in development
  • Establish/analyze metrics to manage team and product performance
  • Assess, evaluate and manage our effectiveness in scrum meetings
  • Work closely with Product Owners and external stakeholders to plan and execute software development plans
  • Assist with defining vision for software products
  • Advocate corporate Agile methodologies
  • Demonstrate strong leadership abilities to our customers with the deployment of software upgrades, enhancements, and fixes that are coordinated based on release schedules
  • Identify, analyze, plan and implement processes/standards where needed to continually improve and meet company objectives
  • Provide software development plans that meets future needs of customers and markets based on current technologies
  • Assist project management team with release and sprint planning strategies
  • Evaluate and facilitate employee skills and training
  • Ensure that all deployed software is sufficiently supported


  • Ensure software processes are efficient and fit in an ISO certified organization
  • Become familiar with the Corporation’s complete product line, specifically the software. Knowledge should be sufficient to manage resources in the maintenance and development of these products
  • Gain a reasonable working knowledge of the building automation industry and the application of the Corporation’s product line 
  • Maintain an up-to-date “expert” level of programming skills in Reliable Controls’ primary development languages, primarily C++, C#, JavaScript, MFC, ASP/ASP.NET
  • Technical support to dealers and customers as needed on Software developed or as may be required by the Employer

Role Qualifications:

Key Experience:

  • Post-Secondary education in computer science or related field
  • 5 years of management/leadership experience in a software development organization
  • 5 years of software development experience
  • Working experience successfully managing team projects
  • Employee selection and hiring
  • Software dev. environments 
  • Experience with version tracking software
  • Debt analysis and reduction 
  • DevOps for Agile

Key Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills with a track record of motivating high performing teams
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Organizational skills 
  • Risk & root cause analysis skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Process minded individual

Posted: October 13, 2016
Closes:December 12, 2016
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About Reliable Controls Corporation

Reliable Controls Corporation specializes in the design and manufacture of Internet-connected, building automation controls. Our innovative products automate building environments, decreasing their...