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Manager, Digital Development - Crew IT - 35590

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: May 16, 2024
Posting End Date: Ongoing

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Description

Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.

At Air Canada, we are passionate about building great digital customer experiences that help our customers travel the world. As we continue to grow the company into a global champion, digital plays a leading role in all aspects of our customer’s journey. As a part of that growth, we are investing in what we build, how we build it, and the culture we build around it.

Air Canada is looking for a Manager, Digital Development focused on building and leading a team of developers to deliver innovative digital experiences, drive automation, and reduce operating costs. The candidate should be self-driven, highly motivated, innovative, and ready to lead and support our agile development teams. The Manager, Digital Development will produce scalable, fast, and robust solutions in an innovative atmosphere and provide technical leadership. They will also be responsible for growing the capabilities of the developers and leaders on their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead our software development teams.
  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged team of software developers.
  • Work with architects & developers to define system architecture and tactical solutions for product delivery. 
  • Lead all development cycles: manage the entire software development lifecycle, including planning, architecture, and implementation. 
  • Promote technical standards for quality, maintainability, scalability, availability, and security.
  • Work to improve software development processes continuously.
  • Innovate, improve, optimize, and identify opportunities for improved software development processes, design decisions, and engineering tools.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of requirements and user stories.
  • Develop scalable, high-performance, and robust Web and Mobile applications. 
  • Package and support deployment of releases.
  • Define and adhere to mobile standards and best practices.
  • Analyze and resolve technical application issues.
  • Implement new features and optimize existing ones to drive maximum performance. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years experience in software development experience in building scalable web and mobile applications
  • 2+ years’ experience managing, coaching, and mentoring other developers to grow in their careers.
  • A leader who can mentor the team - review code, design, allocate resources, and jump into the code as needed.
  • Experience with modern programming languages and libraries (PHP, JavaScript/JavaScript Frameworks, Node.js, Python, Java, GraphQL).
  • Real-world experience with mission-critical enterprise REST APIs (either as consumer or producer)
  • Experience with cross-platform development using PAAS cloud systems.
  • Experience with Web-related technologies, including HTML5/ React/ Angular/ CSS and JavaScript.
  • Database / Data Storage experience (SQL / MySQL).
  • Experience with NoSQL solutions (DynamoDB, MongoDB).
  • Strong skills and proven experience in full-stack software development, including design, implementation, and testing.
  • Ability to effectively manage complex projects, clearly communicate the status of projects to executive teams and manage and triage many competing demands and priorities.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and detail oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to work with the business and technical leadership teams.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Result-oriented with a proven track record of delivering successfully within aggressive timelines.
  • Thorough understanding of the agile software development processes with distributed development teams and proven experience in delivering complex projects on time with high quality.
  • Knowledge of mobile architecture, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of mobile performance profiling tools and optimization techniques.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.

Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates.

Diversity and Inclusion

Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.

Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

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