Senior Software Development Manager

Dvora Life


Jersey City, New Jersey

$210,000 - $250,000

Senior Software Development Manager

155 Second St. 
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Full Job Description

DVORA Life is a tech-first real estate development company providing a flexible backend system for residents that allow them to book events, spaces, services, pay rent, live chat with customer care, and much more. We value our residents' experience above all else and strive to offer them a lifestyle where they feel safe and happy.

Our team is looking for a Senior Software Development Manager with a strong technical background along with software managerial, and programming experience. You will manage and collaborate with a team of Mobile, Web, and Backend Engineers to further develop our suite of applications and provide our residents the best experience possible. You will need to provide strong direction and also work with Design, Product, Branding, and Marketing teams to ensure smooth operations also the entire technology organization.

What you’ll need:

  • 6+ years of experience in Software Development
  • 3+ years of experience managing Software Development teams
  • 5+ years of experience with architectural design in large scale systems. Strong experience working on reliability, scalability, and use of design patterns.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong Data Structures and Algorithms knowledge
  • Exceptional leadership skills in managing a broad group of individuals across several physical locations and discipline (Engineers, Designers, Product, Marketing, and so on)
  • Strong background in people management with skills in mentorship, guidance, and providing clear direction
  • Ability to articulate and present complex ideas and write clear technical documentation
  • Experience building REST API’s that are highly secure, understanding engineering best practices when creating a Backend system.
  • Strong understanding of how a backend system can integrate seamlessly between iOS, Android, and Web
  • Knowledge of Git, terminal commands, branching strategies, and deployment across multiple environments (Gamma, Staging, Production, and so on).

Preferred Qualifications
Not required, but if you have any of these it’s a huge plus!

  • Ruby on Rails experience, recent working knowledge with a Ruby on Rail based backend system highly preferred
  • TypeScript/JavaScript knowledge and web frontend development experience.
  • iOS or Android native development experience
  • Experience building real-time Chat software or strong experience with 3rd party Chat API’s which enable chat across Web, iOS, and Android.
  • MySQL query and relational database experience
  • Understanding of Gang of Four design patterns and how to use them to build more scalable architectural systems


  • Provide day to day direction and management of several agile scrum teams, ensuring a high level of work visibility and organization
  • Help guide the right direction for achieving our ambitious goals in enhancing and overhauling our Software to provide the best experience for our residents
  • Articulate short, medium and long term goals extremely well and be able to present and elevate the technical road map
  • Have a broad organization directly report to you across several physical locations. Engineers, Designers, Product, Marketing, all included. 
  • Handle various management tasks such as staffing, team meetings, 1 on 1’s with directs, performance reviews, and development support
  • Manage high visibility projects all the way from concept through design, backend integration, and frontend integration across Web, iOS, and Android
  • Be a strong advocate for our customers and strive to execute the best experience for them 
  • Drive decision making in a data-driven manner as we scale and enhance our suite of applications


  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Health Benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Stock Options
  • 4 weeks paid time off annually between vacation, holidays, and sick days
  • 401(k) and retirement benefits


  • Monday-Friday
  • Work from home is available during the pandemic but you are still expected at the DVORA Life headquarters at 155 Second Street, Jersey City, NJ a minimum of 3 days a week

Job Type: Full-time
Starting Date: As soon as possible 

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