Technical Manager Software Development – Azure, .NET, Stable SaaS Company

San Diego, CA 92121 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/23/18 Job ID: 18070601 - P Industry or Function: Software Compensation: $120K to $140K

JOB #: 18070601 - P

JOB DESCRIPTION: Established, Privately-held Software Company creating best in class applications in the retail industry is hiring a key leader for their Software Team. As a Lead Software Engineer/ Technical Software Manager, you will utilize your skills as a “player/coach” for small team of four senior level engineers. This is a high-impact role that’s ideal for a business-minded engineering leader, as you’ll report directly to the CEO.

As the Lead Software Engineer/Manager, you’ll provide technical and career development direction in an Agile environment. This role will require solid project management skills to add more accountability for completing projects on time. This does not require hands-on coding, but will require deep and current knowledge of the latest web applications technologies to create best-in-class web based applications for their established customer base.

The ideal candidate is a natural leader, collaborative, curious, versatile, organized, and intrinsically motivated to improve themselves and others around them. You’ll join a family-oriented, small software company with a dedicated Executive Team and loyal customer base of over 3,500 retailers. The leadership team values ethics, career growth, and work/life balance, thus the average employee tenure is over 10 years!


• Provide leadership, guidance and motivation to the development team.
• Oversee code deployment process, ensuring sufficient change testing, defect tracking and coverage for after-hours support.
• Build relationships with business stakeholders, infrastructure teams, other IT teams and vendors. Drive projects and improvement activities across the extended team(s).
• Manage development of Cloud-based web services using technologies, such as C#.NET, AngularJS (version 6), Azure, and SQL.
• Evaluate requirements of feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions.
• Analyze product requirements and create software architectures and designs.
• Design and develop state-of-the-art approaches to solving complex and ambiguous problems.
• Cultivate engineering and operational excellence through metrics and continuous learning.
• Mentor and grow superstar Software Engineers to take on increasingly higher responsibilities.

To apply, send your resume for confidential review to Kanani Masterson ( This is a fulltime position based in San Diego, CA. Local candidates only, please.

Salary Range and Bonus Potential:
$120K to $140K

• Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
• Profit Sharing/bonuses
• Casual, supportive, and flexible work environment. Can work from home 1-2 days per week as needed.

Job Requirements:

• Must have minimum of 2 years in a technical management or leadership role
• Must have minimum of 10 years of hands-on software development experience.
• Excellent Agile Project Management skills, with proven track record of delivering results.
• Must have current knowledge of C#.NET, SQL, web-based, microservices, Cloud/SaaS (Azure preferred), and AngularJS.
• Must have 2+ years’ experience managing software teams that develop or maintain web-based, SaaS, or cloud based business applications.
• Success delivering products/services in a collaborative environment, exhibiting strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous customer-focused problems
• Able to lead complex technical discussions with developers and engineers, building consensus and creating action plans.
• High attention to detail with proven ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Customer Support, and Senior Leadership
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and opinions

Educational Requirements:
• BS Degree in Computer Science preferred.

KEY WORDS: PaaS, SaaS, Azure, AWS, GPC, cloud computing, CRM, Software Development Manager, Software Manager, Software Engineering Manager, Manager Software Engineering, Lead Software Engineer, Scrum, Agile, analytics, web analytics, Software as a Service, Javascript, AngularJS, C#.NET, .NET, ASP.NET, API’s, ecommerce, big data, virtualization, principal software engineer, principle software engineer, architect, software developer, web development, backend, database engineer, ERP, retail



Kanani Masterson

I joined the TriStaff Group in January 1999 as a Technical Recruiter, and am now Director of Recruiting for our Technology, Marketing, and Executive Search Division. My regional focus is the Greater San Diego Area and Southern California. I work with large public companies as well as funded, fast-growth startups, and am passionate about keeping up with whatever disruptive new advances are happening in the technology space. To date, I've placed over 940 candidates, and produced over $8.5M in placement fees, and most importantly I love helping people and companies thrive and grow... I'm lucky to love what I do! Areas of Specialty: SaaS, enterprise software, security, machine learning, robotics, online advertising, social media, mobile apps, telecommunications, cloud computing, medical devices, consumer electronics, big data/analytics, clean tech; Positions: Software Engineers, Web Developers, Firmware Engineers, Solutions Architects, Network/Systems Engineers, Systems Engineers, Systems Administrators, Product Managers, C-Level positions (COO, CMO, CTO, CFO, CIO, CRO, CEO, etc.), Supply Chain, Operations, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Business Development & Sales, and Finance. I'm a native San Diegan (I grew up in Solana Beach, CA) and attended La Jolla Country Day School from 6th grade through high school graduation. I attended the University of Southern California (USC) as a Dean’s Scholar and Golden State Scholar, and graduated BA Degree in Creative Writing & Poetry. I also have one spunky young daughter and a fantastic husband.
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