Do you have a proven track record of leading a group of talented developers and UX specialists as well as perform hands-on development? Are you looking for an opportunity to achieve professional success and advancement while also creating positive change in the world and dramatically changing people’s lives for the better? Are you ready to take on the most meaningful and rewarding job of your life? Tobii Dynavox currently has a unique opening in Pittsburgh for a Manager for Web Applications & UX.
As the Manager for Web Applications & UX, you will lead a talented team of developers and UX specialists in the invention and development of ground breaking assistive technology products with a focus on intuitive and natural communication, eye tracking and gaze interaction. In doing this you will be collaborating with colleagues across our global offices. At Tobii Dynavox, we always strive to do what´s best for our users. To succeed you should be highly driven and structured in your approach to web application development and UX, and be someone that is passionate about finding creative solutions to challenging issues. You should be a confident but humble leader, inspiring your team to meet the challenge of bringing world-class solutions to our customers.
In this position, you will
Lead a team of developers and UX specialists, dedicated to providing life-changing solutions for our customers with disabilities.
Lead the development of major web-based products.
Co-ordinate assigned product development within the team.
Manage the day-to-day activities and professional development of department’s web development specialists and UX specialists.
Participate in the design/architecture efforts of software products.
Perform software development for assigned projects.
Work closely with teams of clinical and technical experts, other development and non-development teams to define product requirements, all with a strong track record of delivering industry-leading assistive technology products.
Work internationally, meeting colleagues, partners and customers around the world.
Handle other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Possess experience working in a lead role
ActionScript experience a plus
2 years predominantly focused on web-based user interface development
Ability to make the right decisions quickly and get team moving in the chosen direction.
Ability to introduce new ideas and practices at the appropriate pace.
Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
Ability to communicate technical matters into layman’s terms
A good listener
Demonstrate ability to discern issues and concerns of customers (internal and external)
Ability to remain calm and focused while communicating in a stressful environment
Ability to express oneself in a clear and precise manner through direct and indirect contact methods
Prepare concise and logically written materials
Organize and communicate ideas effectively in oral presentations to small and large groups
Express ideas orally to individuals or groups
Work well with small and large groups
Write computer programs for various purposes
Navigate the internet to find information
Use a computer application to enter, manipulate, and format numerical data; insert, delete, and manipulate cells, rows, and create and save worksheets, charts, and graphs. (Spreadsheets)
Use a computer application to type text, insert pictures, format, save and retrieve word processing documents
Use a computer application to manage large amounts of information including creating and editing simple databases, inputting data, retrieving specific records, and creating reports to communicate the information
Describe user interface elements within context of the entire system.
Knows when the software is good enough
Use mathematics to solve problems
Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
Conduct tests and inspections of products, services
Troubleshooting: determining causes of operating errors
Identify sources of information applicable to a problem
Identify sources of information applicable to a problem
Attentive to detail
Adapt to new procedures
Ability to make deadlines
Maintain a high level of activity
Maintain emotional control under stress
Reporting and resolution of information
Ability to think in a logical manner
Maintain accurate records
Ability to multitask
D. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a keyboard
Communication skills using the spoken word
Ability to see within normal parameters
Ability to hear within normal range
Ability to move about
Stand, walk, reach with hands and arms
E. WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to manage several projects and groups of people simultaneously
Tobii Dynavox, www.tobiidynavox.com , the largest business unit in the Tobii Group, is the world leader in eye tracking and assistive technology for communication-products that help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life. Tobii Dynavox was formed in 2014 when Tobii Assistive Technology (founded in 2005) merged with Dynavox Systems (founded in 1983). ... The merger created the world leader in devices, software and tools for alternative communication making thousands of people around the world able to communicate despite any limitations. Have a look at this fantastic video on the way we impact peoples lives and give them the power and ability to be who they are: