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Solarwinds Inc. Software Development Manager in Ottawa, Ontario


Are you an experienced Software Development Manager with a passion for delivering great products in a fast-paced environment? Do you love using the latest technology and solve problems in agile and innovative fashion? Does managing a team of people that are smarter than you excite you? Do you strive for making teams more performant and find ways to get things done more efficiently?

Then SolarWinds could be the new rewarding challenge you are looking for.

SolarWinds is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). Our award-winning product suite includes the industry’s #1 RMM Service Automation Platform and has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability. We believe that the MSPs who use our products everyday should be excited about them. That's why we put our users first in everything we do and strive to deliver powerful functionality while making their jobs easier.

We are looking for a Software Developer Manager to drive our team to success and help advance our suite of products. The ideal candidate has a passion for managing people and consistently delivering secure, scalable and high-quality software.

What you will do:

  • Plan complex projects and software release schedules

  • Coach your team on software engineering practices, agile delivery, and customer focus

  • Continually identify areas of improvement with respect to development process, product supportability, quality and technology stack

  • Develop a team culture of ownership and accountability

  • Prioritize work for your team, ensuring software quality and on-time deliverables

  • Work closely with Architects, DevOps, Product and Engineering Managers to build world class products


  • Enthusiasm for building and maintaining great software

  • Proven leadership abilities with a track record of leading & growing software teams of 6+ people over 3+ years

  • A strong technical background with experience working in large codebases and complex systems

  • Solid understanding of agile software development processes along with overall project management experience

  • A data driven mindset with the ability to balance business and technical concerns

  • The ability to influence others through strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Computer Science/Engineering degree or similar work experience


  • Experience building, deploying, debugging and scaling cloud based applications, preferably in AWS

  • Programming experience in variety of languages (C#, Java, JavaScript)

  • Experience working with distributed/remote teams

  • Understanding of IT technologies (networking, system management, etc)

  • Familiarity with the Atlassian suite of products (JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket

SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job ID 2019-12740

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Position Type Regular

Business Group SolarWinds MSP

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