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#681 - Sr. Software Development Delivery Manager

Job opportunities only available for Latin America residents.

We seek a dynamic and experienced Head of Software Development and Delivery to lead our engineering efforts. The ideal candidate will be responsible for maintaining and refining our development methodology, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. Reporting to the Global Head of Engineering, the candidate will be part of the Engineering Leadership among the Head of Architecture, Software Operations and Product Management.

Requirements:

  • B2 English level (Upper-intermediate) or higher.
  • +10 years of experience in IT.
  • +6 years of experience as Delivery Manager, leading and mentoring teams.
  • Deep knowledge of cloud architecture for distributed systems (AWS preferred); preferred knowledge of React technologies for web and mobile development.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage timelines, budgets, and resources effectively.
  • Deep understanding of quality assurance methodologies, focusing on reducing defect rates and ensuring highquality deliverables.
  • Understanding of financial principles related to software development projects, including budgeting and cost optimization.
  • Ability to lead and drive technological innovations, translating the technology and architecture vision of the company into a set of deliverables that brings value.
  • Expertise in developing and implementing strategies for stakeholder engagement, ensuring products meet user needs and market demands.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of effectively articulating technical and business concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of addressing complex challenges with innovative solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the continuous refinement and implementation of the development methodology within the YUM framework, ensuring it meets the evolving needs of the markets, having a SaaS Global Platform mindset.
  • Work closely with his/her team of Delivery Managers to monitor project timelines, budgets, and quality, ensuring all projects are delivered according to the planned schedules and standards.
  • Implement and monitor quality assurance processes, including defect density, post-release bugs, and user feedback, to ensure the delivery of high-quality products.
  • Maintain effective, proactive, and constructive communication with YUM markets and stakeholders to ensure project requirements are met and aligned with business objectives. Measure stakeholder satisfaction regularly to identify areas for improvement.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a diverse team of software professionals, fostering a culture of innovation, accountability, and continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to strategic planning and decision-making at the senior management level to improve product development and delivery processes.
  • Management of KPIs; Project Delivery Timeliness, Quality Assurance and Defect Rates, Stakeholder Satisfaction.

What do we offer?

  • Type of contract: Independent Contractor with Venon Solutions LLC
  • Contract duration: Long-term
  • Benefits: 2 weeks of PTO (paid time off)
  • Holidays: from the North American calendar

Working hours: full-time CST, fully committed.