Software Development Manager OSS - R1224

Engineering · Sunnyvale, California
Department Engineering
Employment Type Regular Full-Time

Job Title: Software Development Manager – OSS


Company Overview:  Here at Ooma we empower people to connect in smarter ways. We do this by creating powerful communication experiences through our cloud-based platform to bring people together at work and at home. Our solutions help small business owners stay connected with their customers and manage their businesses from anywhere. For larger companies we provide customized unified communications solutions to meet their unique needs. At home, we help our customers connect with their loved ones by providing the #1 rated VoIP phone service available. We also provide them with peace of mind though our innovative smart home security solution. At Ooma, all our products and services are priced competitively, because we believe advanced technology should be accessible to all.


Every day, we strive to uphold our brand values:

We care that everyone loves their Ooma experience.

We think big to innovate and revolutionize markets.

We create smarter solutions that uniquely deliver both superior experiences and superior value.

We embrace diversity of thought to make the best decisions.

We respect that problems are best solved by fact-based discussions and positive intent.

We choose to be a force for good in the world.


Working at Ooma means being a team player, while allowing your individual voice to come through. And, you'll receive competitive compensation, benefits and generous company perks. 


Summary: We seek a key member of the development team in the role of Software Developer Manager.  The role requires excellent knowledge of development processes, software development practices and schedule management for development teams.  This individual will be responsible for driving multiple projects through the development team – tracking project performance and ensuring delivery is key to success.  As a pivotal part of the team that provides companywide operational support system software this role controls and dictates the output of the development team to meet key business objectives. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Hire, Lead, Mentor and manage Software team 
  • Assess requested features vs. Development capacity to generate a work plan for development resources 
  • Work with engineering to assess time and effort required to deliver features. 
  • Generate work plan and timeline for deliverable from software engineering team 
  • Gatekeeper for development resource/time expenditure 
  • Work with onshore and offshore engineering teams to track adherence to plan 
  • Control/Approve release content  



Job Qualifications:

  • 5+ Management in Software Development or Software Engineering 
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Equivalent Experience 
  • Full competency in software development methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) 
  • Deep understanding in development process and CI/CD pipelines 
  • 2+ years working with and managing project planning tools 
  • Basic understanding of object-oriented design methodology, functional programming, and Design Patterns, micro services 
  • Basic understanding of databases (relational and NoSQL) 
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills in English 
  • High level of self-motivation, and an ability to take on responsibility and make a difference 



  • Full Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
  • 401k Match
  • Paid time off
  • 9 Paid holidays

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  • Location
    Sunnyvale, California
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time