IT Development Manager

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: IT/YT/IDM/291118C
Posted: over 2 years ago
Consultant: Yvonne Tang
Consultant Email: email Yvonne
Consultant Phone:

Job description

As an IT development manager, you will lead a team of developers in building new solutions, enhance existing systems, and ensure great architecture and coding standards.

Key Responsibilities:

Project scoping

  • Work with the business systems to scope a project, respond to a request for proposal complete with deliverables, timeline and budget

Managing relationships

  • Develop open relationships with business systems team, project stakeholders
  • Participate in regular status updates and have good visibility on the development team activities
  • Develop and manage vendor partnerships to build and maintain products.

Project execution and process

  • Take ownership of the establishing agile process and to keep adoption on track.
  • Create the list of backlog items and prioritize them based on the overall strategy and business objectives
  • Assist the scrum master in facilitating, obtaining resources and clearing obstacles
  • Establish a “Definition of Done” for the team and guide the team to maintain this standard
  • Oversee Development stages
  • Maintain and report on team performance measures to keep helping the team improve

Technology, architecture and development standards

  • Act as architecture owner and is responsible for facilitating architecture decisions and is part of the group that is responsible for overall architectural direction.
  • Technical lead in AngularJS, LAMP and MVC (Yii) frameworks
  • Ensure that coding standards are followed
  • Provide feedback to developers through a structured peer review process

Automated testing

  • Coach team on automated testing
  • Responsible for increasing the automated testing code coverage
  • Coordinate with the business systems team on quality assurance

Release & code management & Deployment

  • Own and improve automated deployment procedures by working closely with AWS lead engineer
  • Prepare technical release notes

Team staffing and administrative functions

  • Participate in preparing budgets
  • Manage staff and related activities such as recruitment, supervision, performance evaluations.
  • Develop progression plan for each staff member and provide individual coaching and support

Preferred qualifications

  • A proven track record with at least four (4) years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience using agile principles, tools and techniques
  • Global mind-set and ability to think across cultures, functions and scenarios
  • Self-starter, strong initiative & leadership
  • Demonstrated success in managing projects and development teams
  • Be highly organised and able to balance individual tasks with the needs of the team, stakeholders and the wider business
  • Great written and oral communication skills.
  • Prior experience in higher education industry
  • Ability to drive large multi-functional projects
  • Degree in Information technology (Information Systems…) or equivalent practical experience

For all interested applicants, kindly send your updated resume in MS Word format to Yvonne Tang at

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