Head of Application Development
Farmers Edge
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
4d ago

Reporting to the Vice President of Technology, as the Head of Application Development you will be leading several talented managers and their teams by guiding the development and direction of our grower-

facing platforms and applications. You will work at the intersection of product, engineering, and quality control to build leading edge products in the Digital Ag space.

What you'll be doing :

  • Act as reporting manager for several UI teams;
  • Collaborate with the Product division, quality control and other engineering teams;
  • Realization of design concepts (wireframes, storyboards, etc) into state-of-the-art, performant applications, tailored for internal and external users;
  • Review customer and staff feedback to consistently improve our products;
  • Manage requirements to ensure delivery on-time and on-budget.
  • Deliver presentations to senior staff, and participate in planning meetings to determine direction;
  • Work with HR in the recruitment process to find top talent for your team;
  • Assess and provide training opportunities to grow the team where new skills are needed : software, hardware, products, and technologies / methodologies;
  • Help guide architectural decisions and influence the technology roadmap;
  • Travel as required;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • What you'll need to succeed :

  • Sc. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, User Experience Design, Industrial Design, or equivalent.;
  • 5+ years of UX / UI experience;
  • 2+ years of software management experience;
  • Strong understanding of web and mobile design standards;
  • Proficient with design applications;
  • Prior management / leadership experience;
  • Comfortable interacting with executive level leadership and other key stakeholders that impact our business;
  • What you'll get :

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Extensive benefits package;
  • Employer matched DPSP retirement plan;
  • Enterprise level experience with complex systems and technically challenging work;
  • Opportunity to make a difference in supporting a growing tech company that is changing farmer's lives across the world!
  • Farmers Edge

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