Software Development Manager (m/f/d)

  • Location: Waterloo, ON, Canada
  • Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Location: Bad Homburg (Metropolitan Area Frankfurt), Germany

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Software Development Manager to lead the Red Giant team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of software developers and QA Specialists. They will play a crucial role in ensuring the quality delivery of products on the Red Giant roadmap, meeting the needs of our diverse user base.

What you will do:

  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of software developers and QA professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Product Roadmap Execution: Work closely with product management and other stakeholders to define and prioritize features and enhancements on the Red Giant product roadmap
  • Product Management: Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of software development projects, ensuring adherence to deadlines and quality standards
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and maintain robust QA processes and procedures to ensure the reliability, performance, and usability of Red Giant products
  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical guidance and support to team members, assisting with problem-solving, code reviews, and architectural decisions
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other teams within Maxon, including design, marketing, and customer support, to ensure alignment and synergy across all aspects of product development and delivery
  • Performance Management: Conduct regular performance evaluations, set goals, and provide feedback and coaching to team members to support their professional growth and development

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • Proven experience in software development, with a focus on leading teams and delivering high-quality products
  • Strong technical skills in software development methodologies, programming languages (e.g., C++, Python), and development tools (e.g., Git, JIRA)
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate team members and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Experience in the VFX, motion graphics, or multimedia software industry is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, and other industry-standard applications is a plus
  • Very good communications and English language skills

What we offer:

You will be offered permanent employment, full-time, at our office listed above. You will be part of a highly motivated international team of specialists working in an environment that offers a warm welcome with detailed onboarding and a dedicated mentor for a familiarization period as well as a wide range of individual development possibilities. Interested in joining our team? Fill out the form or email us your resume/CV (.pdf).
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Maxon we embrace diversity, are avid explorers and curious learners, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t entirely match every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply in any case. You may be just the right candidate for this or other positions.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Maxon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.