Software Development Manager

Lead a team in the creation and maintenance of computer programs.
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What's it like to be a Software Development Manager?

Software Development Managers are tech professionals who oversee software development teams and coordinate between clients and their teams. They use project management skills to ensure that software is designed in accordance with the goals of the project. They are responsible for proposing software solutions to clients and monitoring their team’s execution.
Software Development Manager

Tasks and duties

  • Creating strategies for new software and applications.
  • Communicating plans and supervising a developer team in the creation of software.
  • Hiring new developers and assigning roles.
  • Creating project presentations and timelines for clients.
  • Checking and troubleshooting software throughout the design process.
  • Managing projects and setting standards and deadlines for team members.
  • Presenting and launching new products to customers.

How to become a Software Development Manager

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A bachelor degree and experience as a developer are the minimum requirement for this role. Postgraduate study along with management experience are highly preferred.

  1. Complete a bachelor degree in computer science, information technology, software engineering, or a related field.
  2. Complete an internship in a web development position to gain on-the-job experience.
  3. Consider applying for a job as a Software Developer to build coding skills.
  4. Gain years of experience as a developer, building a portfolio and taking opportunities for continuing education.
  5. Consider postgraduate studies in business leadership to advance your skills.

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