Software Development Manager

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Don’t just land a job. Launch your future.  

 

Our all-in-one software platform gives HR pros a way to easily manage daily tasks in payroll, benefits, talent, and workforce management.

 

But what makes us different is that our technology is backed by a culture that cares. We care about our team members, clients, and partners – because people matter most. And people have always been at the heart of our business. 

 

Since our founding in 1997, this is the thing that's stayed the same, from our employees to the millions of users nationwide that access our platform. We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients to build the workplace they and their employees crave.

 

Let's go forward together.

 

Position Overview:

The Software Development Manager (Product Team Leader) is a critical role in our Product Development organization. This key leader serves as manager and scrum master - enabling the team to achieve their highest level of performance and team members to fulfill career goals. S/he acts as a servant leader and shelters the team from external distractions, allowing team members to focus on their commitments and reach their full potential. This position requires commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture within the product team. This in-turn will ensure we continue to innovate and expand our market-leading product suite.

 

Location: Remote

Reports To: Product Group Leader OR Director P&T OR Senior Director P&T

 

Responsibilities: 

 

How we work:

  • Small, self-sufficient product-oriented teams with an entrepreneurial spirit organized into categories.
  • Dedicated IT Operations experts committed to cutting-edge infrastructure and developer tools.
  • We don’t add more folks to our teams, we add additional teams to scale.
  • Casual, collaborative, agile environment which embraces and operates under our shared principles.
  • Complete transparency with open, honest discussions about our progress.
  • Close working relationship between executive stakeholders and product teams.

 

During your first six months at Paylocity, you will:

  • A proven track record of increasing team’s velocity and providing visibility across the organization.
  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies, removed impediments, and enabled the team to be their best.
  • Developed and implemented measurable continuous improvement plans.
  • Managed dependencies across product teams/business.
  • Effectively managed production issues and communicate business impact to stakeholders.
  • Developed T-shaped skill sets and leadership capabilities of team members.
  • Nourished a collaborative environment with a willingness to share ideas, where open and honest feedback flourishes.
  • Facilitated longer-term career plans with each member of the product team, and found opportunities for team members to fulfill those goals. 

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 - 7 years in building applications in a SaaS web development environment.
  • Experience directly managing Software and QA engineers in a DevOps type environment.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture and developer tools, strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field, preferred.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), a plus.
  • Experience working in a .Net environment preferred.

Soft Skills:  

  • At ease working at all levels of the organization.
  • Relentlessly curious about current market and technology trends, able to adapt accordingly.
  • Passionate about quality and controls.
  • A superior communicator with a penchant for change management.
  • Unflinching in your desire for production stability.

 

This job excludes CO applicants

 

#LI-Tech

 

Our journey forward.

Paylocity strives to create an organizational culture where every employee has a voice, feels truly welcome, appreciated, and free to be themselves, and is empowered and enabled to do their best work. A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to creating such a culture.

 

We’ve made great strides to support diversity, equity, and inclusion. That being said, we realize there’s still room for improvement. Our current focus is on the following initiatives:

  • Education & Awareness
  • Client Community
  • Company Representation
  • Advocacy & Support
  • Fairness & Equality
  • PCTY Gives

 

Want to learn more, click here to access our DEI flipbook. https://www.flipsnack.com/paylocitycom/diversity-equity-and-inclusion.html

 

 

This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

 

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Technology we use

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    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
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