Manager, Application Development - Sourcing

Location Oakville
Discipline: Software Development
Contact name: Rob Halick

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Job ref: 526
Published: 11 days ago

Our Client, the National leader in their industry, is seeking a talented Software Development Manager to join their growing Solutions Delivery Team. This is a full-time permanent opportunity based in the west-end Greater Toronto Area (GTA). We have worked extensively with this Client for 15+ years and have received excellent feedback from those candidates whom we have successfully placed. Please contact us to learn more.

As a Manager, Application Development – Sourcing, you will assume management responsibility of all aspects of application development for outsourced vendor projects for the ongoing development, implementation and support of existing and new products. You will assume a support role for IT managers on matters related to the application development’s specific issues that need close attention with sourcing vendors. You will participate in and contribute to IT management team initiatives, and assist senior IT management with implementation of IT strategy to meet business goals while balancing day-to-day demands.


  • Work with onshore/offshore service providers to develop solutions design deliverables, project estimates reviews, development standards compliance, and quality assurance reviews.

  • Responsible to handle the RFPs, SOWs definition, reviews, and follow- through with service providers

  • Develop and support the software development teams from various service providers.

  • Participates in the relationship management between internal business/group partners and external service providers.

  • Provide consulting and guidance on project initiatives including consideration of business, technical and application of architectural standards and emerging solutions.

  • Manage project participants and relationships ensuring project teams are cohesive and operating to common objectives and priorities.

  • Assess cost, resourcing, and system impact related to projects.

  • Responsible to introduce DevSecOps and AppSec Practices across service providers


  • 8+ years of experience in Software Development, Design, and Testing with over 3 years in a leadership capacity

  • 2-3 years’ experience in IT vendor management and delivery especially working with offshore development

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent experience

  • Excellent knowledge of Software Development and related technologies (ASP.Net, .Net Core, REST, SOAP, JavaScript, HTML, Angular, JSON, SQL)

  • Deep experience in agile software development life cycle, practices, and tools (coding standards, code reviews, source code management, build processes, QA)

  • Proven experience on working with service providers managing time, cost, and scope