PBT Group Careers

Be part of our team of Data Specialists and embark on a career of the future!

Job Title
Software Manager
Employment Type
Full Time
6 to 20 years
Job Published
15 July 2024
Job Reference No.

Job Description

PBT Group has an opportunity for a Software Manager to empower teams with technical expertise, leadership, and mentorship to ensure seamless software development and maintenance of customized solutions vital to Customer divisions. Lead in transforming sectors with cutting-edge technology, driving innovation, mentoring top talent, and ensuring the seamless delivery and maintenance of software solutions. Join us in shaping the future of retail software technology and making a significant impact.


  • Lead, mentor, and motivate a team of engineers, providing guidance and support in their daily tasks and career development.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and execute the technical roadmap aligned with business objectives and customer needs.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, continuous improvement, and accountability within the team.
  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders to address business needs and drive implementation of relevant industry best practices.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to ensure successful project delivery on time and within budget.
  • Ensure team adherence to software engineering strategy, patterns, and standards, respecting compliance, security, and operational best practices.
  • Drive developer training plans and onboarding to ensure relevant and up-to-date digital development skills are available.
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to set development technologies, architectures, coding standards, and processes that enable a speed-with-quality agile delivery culture.
  • Manage issues with appropriate urgency, including resolution and communication with stakeholders, in conjunction with support procedures.
  • Lead by example and engage in technical details of the development landscape when needed.
  • Understand IT and Business strategy and translate into a one-year systems operating plan.
  • Stay abreast of technological advancements and recommend innovative solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Support the development of business acumen of the team through knowledge sharing and upskilling.
  • Factor in retail models and levers in building an effective IT landscape.
  • Leverage research on technology-related concepts, trends, and best practices to provide guidance on the IT roadmap.
  • Simplify large amounts of information into a format that others can understand.
  • Address groups of people confidently and establish connections to facilitate broader organizational objectives.
  • Continually search for effective means of adaptation and improvement through change.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • 5 - 10 years software development experience (C#, .Net, .NET Core, Python, Java)
  • 2+ years as a Solution Architect
  • Minimum 2 years people management
  • Cloud Computing - Saas (AWS or Azure) exposure
  • 3 to 5 years working in a lead or management role

Additional Criteria:

  • Tech-savvy with an ability to adopt innovations in business-building digital and technology applications.
  • Action-oriented with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Effective communicator with both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to manage complexity and solve problems effectively.
  • Collaborative mindset, building partnerships to meet shared objectives.


  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Commerce, or equivalent.



Qualifications/ Certification:

- A degree in Computer Science / Information Systems / Business Administration / Commerce or equivalent


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