Development Manager - Development Manager - Retail - #33116
Al Tayer Group
As a leader in luxury retail in the Middle East, Al Tayer Group's retail division, Al Tayer Insignia, hosts a portfolio of some of the world’s best luxury brands in the fashion, jewellery, home and department store categories. Complementing its position in luxury retail, Al Tayer Insignia has also built new frontiers in lifestyle retail, representing leading brands in the Beauty, Home, Fashion and Hospitality sectors. Our brands include Bloomingdales, Harvey Nichols and Armani to name just a few!
About The Role
The Development Manager will lead our application development endeavors, in this 2 year contract, focusing on web and mobile platforms within the Salesforce Commerce Cloud ecosystem. This individual will manage a team of talented developers to build scalable, high-performance applications integrated with a variety of systems including OMS, WMS, Logistics, ERP solutions and other 3rd party integrations.
What You’ll Be Doing
- Expertise in Salesforce Commerce Cloud, including site design and configuration, catalog management, and promotion and content management.
- Deep understanding of microservices architecture and its deployment in cloud environments.
- Experience with third-party integrations for systems such as OMS, WMS, Logistics, ERP, etc.
- Strong proficiency in Agile project management methodologies.
- Exceptional leadership skills with a proven track record in building and nurturing skilled development teams.
- Outstanding problem-solving capabilities and a strategic, results-driven work approach.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Demonstrate a strong foundation in software development with a significant portfolio of successful projects.
- Possess hands-on expertise in multiple programming languages and frameworks relevant to web and mobile application development.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of coding standards, new technologies, and best practices in software architecture.
- Directly supervise and support a team of software developers and engineers, setting clear expectations and goals.
- Conduct performance reviews, provide regular feedback, and facilitate professional development and training opportunities.
- Lead recruitment efforts to build a skilled and diverse team, and handle onboarding of new team members.
- Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability within the team.
- Mediate conflict resolution and maintain a positive work environment that encourages retention and job satisfaction.
- Act as a mentor to team members, aiding in their technical and professional growth.
Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related discipline.
Experience: 7+ years.
- Proficient with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, with a robust track record of successful deployments.
- Expertise in the implementation of microservices architecture, especially within cloud environments.
- Demonstrated capability in managing complex software development projects from conception to delivery.
- Leadership and people management skills, evidenced by successful team development and motivation.
- Strong communication skills, with proficiency in bridging the gap between technical teams and business stakeholders.