Software Development Manager Posted Mar 13
Ecova , Spokane, WA
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Making a World of Difference - At Ecova, we believe each individual, no matter the role, can make a difference for our clients, the environment and for themselves. Ecova is built on a strong foundation of integrity, community, leadership, persistence and urgency.
Our highest goal is to be the market leading, trusted advisor to organizations driven to maximize results, reduce expenses, manage risk and improve environmental performance. Our focus is to grow results on saving resources for our clients – from utilities to facilities. We apply data-driven insights – from demand to impact – to target inefficiencies and See More, Save More and Sustain More for our clients. We strive to deliver results and innovation through efforts of our unparalleled people to each and every client with whom we engage. We’re on the look-out for team players to work with us in serving as an integral extension of our clients to measure, analyze and improve resource management. Come join the Ecova family… together we can Make a World of Difference.

Role Description
This position manages all aspects of the Software Development department, which is responsible for daily support of the Operations Department, and the design, development, and deployment of software solutions that meet the needs of the business. This position reports to the VP of Information Technology.

Perform personnel management tasks including but not limited to recruiting, staff hiring, performance reviews, employee career development, timekeeping, job descriptions, salary classification, and vacation time management, etc.
Maintain a core workforce of motivated technical professionals, trained in appropriate technologies and expert in the Ecova business domain.
Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers of trained software development personnel to enable workforce augmentation in a scalable and cost effective manner.
Ensure Software Development priorities are in continual alignment with business goals and objectives.
Ensure quality processes are employed in the deployment, maintenance, and support of all solutions. Ensure that we follow our defined software development life cycle for all development projects.
Ensure solutions meet stated business requirements, are readily scalable to support business growth, and are delivered on time and within budget.
Ensure that the technology employed in software solutions is appropriate to the business problem being addressed, is thoroughly evaluated, and is proven within the industry.
Prepare departmental operational costs and ensure that the costs remain within approved budgetary constraints.
Prepare departmental goals and ensure they are met.
Manage daily project deliverables when required.


Role Competencies
BS in Computer Science, or equivalent field.
Minimum of 10 years software development management experience in a matrix style organization.
Extensive experience in quality software development lifecycle processes.
Expertise in software development project management.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ecova Information
Our salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. We are a performance-based culture and have goal-based incentive programs and generous employee benefits. Our comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, life, AD&D, short- and long-term disability insurance. We also offer flexible spending accounts and 401(k) with a generous employer match.

Ecova is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Job: Digital and IT
Primary Location: North America-United States-Washington-Spokane
Schedule: Full-time
Nature of Responsibility:Manager / Expert

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