Software Development Manager

Position Title:  Software Development Manager

Reports To:  VP of Engineering

Location: Canada – Remote

Employment:  Full-time

About Clir:

We are on a mission to minimize humankind’s impact on the climate. We do this by turning renewable energy data into action. We have global growth across 15 countries and 4 continents, with growth of 300% per year. Founded in Canada we are continuously expanding our global footprint with team members located in North America, Europe, and South America.

Guided by our core values, we are passionate, excited, and determined to fulfill our mission!

About the role:

We are focused on changing the renewable energy industry and as a Software Development Manager, you will be leading a team of passionate developers who are driven to deliver leading-edge products in one of the world’s most important, and fastest-growing industries.

This is a fantastic opportunity to really advance the development culture and practices of a fast-growing startup. If you are someone who inspires, mentors, takes a data-driven approach to team management and growth, and is known for your collaborative approach, this position will be for you. 

You are:

  • Experienced working with and leading cross-functional software delivery teams
  • Extensively experienced in software architecture and the design of highly scalable web applications
  • Experienced with modern software development practices on your teams including automated testing, refactoring, continuous integration, and continuous deployment
  • Passionate about software development, team management, and collaborating with peers
  • Comfortable with focusing among multiple competing priorities and approaching hard questions through a lens of curiosity 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead one or more software development teams
  • Define, delegate, and track project-level work while ensuring visibility of tasks and projects within the team and department
  • Implement modern software development practices on your teams including automated testing, refactoring, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
  • Mentor, develop, and assess team members, as well as recruit 
  • Collaborate with product managers to provide technical feasibility, specifications, and estimates for project-level work and provide other possible solutions
  • Establish and maintain high standards of security, reliability, scalability, performance, and quality in all delivered projects
  • Delivering software and potentially doing development work 
  • Adopting and refining our best practices, and unblocking the team where required
  • Working with the engineering team on improvement projects - team structure, hiring practices, workflows, and training.

What you’ll need:

  • Proven and demonstrable experience working with and leading cross-functional software delivery teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with any of the following:
  • Data processing pipelines or data engineering
  • SCADA systems
  • Any of the following technologies: Python, Go, SQL, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Elastic Container Service/Kubernetes, Terraform/Cloudformation, Apache Airflow, CircleCI/Jenkins
  • Computer Science degree or postgraduate study. In lieu of degree, relevant skills, and equivalent experience.

What’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to work in an inclusive and diverse workplace
  • Be part of a team who are focused on reducing our impact on the environment
  • A chance to grow your skills and career alongside a supportive team of mentorship-focused developers
  • Medical insurance & dental care
  • Professional development benefits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home friendly

At Clir Renewables, diversity and inclusion are not words we take lightly. These are words we take to heart, we drive to better understand our biases, and recognize that we have more work to do to create a workforce that truly represents those who our product serves. We strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to apply.


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Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to

We would like to thank all the applicants, in advance, for your interest in our company, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.