Energy Impact Partners
Energy Impact Partners

Software Development Manager (Portfolio Companies)

Clevest Solutions

Clevest Solutions

Software Engineering
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

IFS is a billion-dollar revenue company with 6000+ employees on all continents. Our leading AI technology is the backbone of our award-winning enterprise software solutions, enabling our customers to be their best when it really matters–at the Moment of Service™. Our commitment to internal AI adoption has allowed us to stay at the forefront of technological advancements, ensuring our colleagues can unlock their creativity and productivity, and our solutions are always cutting-edge.

At IFS, we’re flexible, we’re innovative, and we’re focused not only on how we can engage with our customers but on how we can make a real change and have a worldwide impact. We help solve some of society’s greatest challenges, fostering a better future through our agility, collaboration, and trust.

We celebrate diversity and understand our responsibility to reflect the diverse world we work in. We are committed to promoting an inclusive workforce that fully represents the many different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our customers, our partners, and our communities. As a truly international company serving people from around the globe, we realize that our success is tantamount to the respect we have for those different points of view.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to be part of a global, diverse environment; you will be joining a winning team with a commitment to sustainability; and a company where we get things done so that you can make a positive impact on the world.

We’re looking for innovative and original thinkers to work in an environment where you can #MakeYourMoment so that we can help others make theirs. With the power of our AI-driven solutions, we empower our team to change the status quo and make a real difference.

If you want to change the status quo, we’ll help you make your moment. Join Team Purple. Join IFS.

Job Description

Meet Benevity

Benevity is the way the world does good, providing companies (and their employees) with technology to take social action on the issues they care about. Through giving, volunteering, grantmaking, employee resource groups and micro-actions, we help most of the Fortune 100 brands build better cultures and use their power for good. We’re also one of the first B Corporations in Canada, meaning we’re as committed to purpose as we are to profits. We have people working all over the world, including Canada, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States, Sri Lanka and more! Benevity is searching for a Software Development Manager to join us in taking the next step in our journey to “infuse a culture of goodness in the world” by enhancing and expanding our best in class global corporate impact platform. Our culture is driven by our core value of “we-are-we” and as a Software Development Manager you will work in an outcome-driven environment where collaboration with your product, design and engineering counterparts is paramount. If you’re eager to make a difference and thrive in a collaborative setting, we invite you to join our team!

What you’ll do:

● Maintains a high level of technical knowledge, especially deeply within the team’s domain, to accurately engage with the team and validate assumptions, provide guidance, and ensure the team is making sound technology decisions while balancing business and technical constraints

● Recruiting, performance management, team culture and engagement, budget and cost control

● Accountable for the team’s execution methodology; full authority to adapt and change methodology while adhering to project controls or governance constraints

● Accountable for timely delivery of the team's project commitments

● Actively balances business and technology objectives when decision making

● Ensures all members of the team are adhering to Benevity governance/controls/standards

● Provides visibility into team's execution via performance measures and weekly/monthly reporting

● Aligns team activities with Benevity OKRs and clarifies the link between the work and the OKR as necessary

● Understands current, unspoken, and future business context for the team and ensures resource allocation, skill development and cost decisions align with business needs

● Coordinates prioritization and scheduling activities with product management on behalf of the team

● Ensures that technical team leaders and the team are making decisions that reflect their need to consider documented or undocumented standards, costs, and architectural roadmap

● Responsible for ensuring their teams commit the time to engineering-led innovation, ensuring that early projects get feedback, and ensuring that promising projects are continued during PI time to the point of cancellation or completion/delivery

● Ensures that teams are correctly resourced and flags any resourcing issues to senior leadership. Ensures that short-term embedded roles such as Architecture and SRE have the right team member to transfer knowledge to


What you’ll bring:

● You have a successful track record as a software development manager of 8+ years working with cloud-based technologies

● You love to build technology teams that deliver exceptional product experiences in high-growth companies

● You thrive on developing people, building team culture and engagement, and direct functional people leadership

● You have experience in end-to-end SaaS product development, at scale, in enterprise environments

● Experience with building and operating scalable data platforms preferably on GCP cloud.

● Excellent grasp of data and cloud engineering concepts and best implementation practices.

● Experience with implementing data warehousing and analytics reporting solutions.

● Experience with building and managing a high performance data engineering team.

● Ability to deep dive into solutions to identify the root cause issue and guide the team as needed.

● Effectively communicate technical roadmap to various stakeholders and manage timely delivery of various milestones.

● You maintain a high level of technical knowledge, including at a code level, to accurately engage with the team and validate assumptions

● You provide guidance and ensure the team is making sound technology decisions while balancing business and technical constraints

● You lead with empathy and have a high degree of self-awareness

● You help build business and client context for the team to foster a sense of team ownership

● You are passionate, not pedantic, about development methodologies and are able to adapt and change approaches

● You see opportunities in working with legacy code and optimizing existing systems

● You take satisfaction in leaving code, processes, and people better than when you got there

● You ensure you keep up to date with the latest technologies, and best practices, to ensure solutions continue to be innovative and robust

Additional Information

We believe that coming together as a community, in person, is important for innovation, connection and fostering a sense of belonging. Our roles have the right balance of remote and in-office working to enable flexibility for managing your life along with ensuring a real connection with your colleagues and the broader IFS community.