Manager of Software Development

2 months ago(10/10/2017 11:31 AM)
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At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Manager of Software Development with our Digital Commerce business unit, located in Milwaukee, WI.


Job Overview:

The Manager of Software Development is responsible for managing, coaching and developing the .NET eCommerce development team.  This position will take ownership of projects of varying size, and scope across different practices. This position entails significant responsibility of achieving an aggressive growth plan while supporting & delivering our current customers with A+ service levels.  This position reports to the Director of Delivery, and is expected to travel approximately 10%.



  • Take ownership of the .NET eCommerce software development process

  • Develop and manage a team of solution architects & software engineers

  • Develop & implement software development guidelines, standards, procedures, samples, templates, best practices, and tools

  • Create internal trainings, provide continuous coaching, as well as bring appropriate external trainings to the team members

  • Develop SAs & SEs to establish positive and collaborative relationships with customers and demonstrate a clear understanding of customer requirements and measurement criteria

  • Perform resource planning & allocate SAs & SEs for projects

  • Lead the software engineer hiring efforts and creating evaluation criteria

  • Responsible for successful technical delivery of client projects

  • Work with the Sales team and Practice Leads to develop estimates for client projects

  • Engage with clients and project teams in issue resolution and to help maintain client relationships

  • Continuously develop & streamline Software Development processes for scalability. Innovate & bring ideas for adding value to our customers, the Software development team members, & the overall organization


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in Software/Computer Engineering, or related discipline

  • 3+ years of people management experience

  • 8+ years of progressive Software Engineering, Software Architecture, & Software Consulting experience

  • Technical background in eCommerce delivery in order to guide the development team
  • Previous direct coding experience in C#, .Net strongly preferred
  • High Business Acumen and experience working direct with clients

  • Offshore management experience
  • Experience working on multiple projects and clients simultaneously

  • Experience working with an Agile development process
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple high-risk, high-visibility, large-scale projects from definition through implementation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of full life-cycle software development and infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with various levels in an organization

Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Working with a Digital and/or e-commerce agency is highly preferred


Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an award-winning IBM Premier Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 



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