Equisoft | Job Opportunities
10.08.2017 to 22.08.2017
at P3
Montréal, Canada

Software Development Manager

Job description

EquiSoft is always searching for new talent! Reporting to the Senior Director, Technology & Innovation, the Software Development Manager is accountable for the team’s productivity, efficiency, stability and health. By leading a team of developers, the incumbent’s objectives are to accelerate the delivery of quality software; improve operational efficiency; maximize resource allocation; mitigate risks; and identify possible roadblocks that may arise. If you enjoy leading and inspiring people, new technologies and a good challenge, send us your resume!

Our Technologies

  • Object-Oriented Programming (C#)
  • Git, JIRA, Confluence and Slack
  • Entity Framework
  • Design Patterns
  • jQuery
  • SQL and SQL Server

A Day in Your Life

  • Manage issues affecting the development team by escalating and developing a mitigation plan
  • Identify development related risks and ensures mitigation/contingency plans are in place
  • Lead the software development teams while being actively involved in the development process
  • Supervise all planning, organization, coordination and control of the design, deployment and testing of software applications
  • Liaise between the product, development and management teams,  enabling consistent communication channels
  • Conduct monthly one-on-one meetings as well as bi-annual performance reviews; build and follow-up on employees’ development plans
  • Manage hiring, onboarding and off boarding processes, including internship program
  • Participate in team meetings and daily Scrum meetings
  • Participate in resource allocation meetings and manage development estimates, for product and project teams
  • Coordinate efforts with remote office managers
  • Participate in technical specifications and/or requirements gathering processes


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or Information Technology
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is an asset
  • Prior experience as manager of a development team of at least five developers
  • Strong experience of SDLC management and Agile methodologies
  • Working knowledge of our technologies, mainly C# Object-Oriented Programming, relational databases, programming knowledge of ASP.NET MVC and asynchronous programming
  • Excellent knowledge of French and English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to communicate, write and synthesize information
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong sense of organization and prioritizing
  • Knowledge of Spanish is an asset
  • Knowledge of financial and/or insurance industries is an asset

Your Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits packages
  • Flexible work schedules & collaborative workspaces
  • Career development
  • International assignments
  • Various social and team activities

About EquiSoft

Founded in 1994, EquiSoft offers innovative business solutions to its clients in the insurance and wealth management industries to support their growth by taking advantage of new technologies. Our firm develops and markets innovative front-end applications (InsuranceElementsTM and WealthElementsTM) recognized as having industry-leading user interface and state-of-the-art technology, in addition to being an Oracle OIPA integration partner for more than 15 carriers globally. To complete this unique offering, EquiSoft also brings extensive experience in data migration through its subsidiary, Universal Conversion Technologies (UCT) and is currently implementing life insurance systems in multiple countries.  Recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Service Provider Award by Wealth Professionals and finalist for the 2016 Outstanding Service Provider Award by Insurance Business, EquiSoft has a growing team of nearly 250 specialized professionals based in Canada, the United States, Chile, South Africa and India.

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Thank you for submitting your application for employment at Equisoft. We will contact successful applicants for an interview. Best wishes for success with the process! And thank you for your interest in a career with Equisoft.