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Senior Manager, Product Development 


Ascentis is seeking an experience senior-level applications engineer and manager  to help develop the next generation of its HCM solutions platform.   We are looking for expertise in all areas of software development lifecycle as well as a broad technical skills base. This person should be able to help drive technology based platform development in close collaboration with the R&D team as well as Product Management, Quality Assurance, and Program Management Office teams. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Research, validate and partner in recommending key technology decisions for our core applications and customer facing offerings
  • Help define core engineering process and standards for the development team
  • Manage and mentor Development team
  • Assist with the design and development of a scalable SaaS platform that further the key strategic objectives for Ascentis and enhance our capabilities in Human Capital Management (HCM) marketplace
  • Work closely with engineers and Product Managers to drive ideas to implementation
  • Hands-on involvement in implementation and testing of core components (using open-source software such as Java, PHP, Javascript frameworks, Linux, MySQL/Postgres, etc)
  • Ensure that the solutions are delivered within planned budget, timelines and with highest quality while using resources most effectively
Position Requirements

Strong CS fundamentals: you will work on performance sensitive code and should understand the difference between O(n) and O(n2) algorithms
•BS degree in CS or related field
•5-7 years of experience managing technical team
•Experience with developing web based applications and services
•Extensive and broad experience with open-source based technology stack (Linux, MySQL/Postgres, Apache, Java, PHP/Ruby/Django/Python, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX) required
•Comfortable with design patterns and best practices and good analytical skills: we want to be able to read your code but avoid over-engineering
•Thorough understanding of how business needs drive product features
•Experience with financial applications or complex systems
•Experience in Agile, TDD, and continuous integration

Location San Mateo  
About the Organization Ascentis offers easy-to-use human capital management software (HCM) consisting of web-based HRIS, recruiting, online payroll solutions, talent management and timekeeping management that support greater business efficiency and accuracy. Ascentis provides world-class customer service and continues to add software offerings to its portfolio of workforce and human capital management solutions. Headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in Bellevue, WA, Roseville, CA, and Jacksonville, FL, Ascentis has attained industry recognition as one of the fastest growing private companies in the software industry.

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