Tobii Dynavox, named a Top Workplace, is the world leader in eye tracking and speech generating devices - products that help individuals with speech and motor impairments live a richer and more independent life. Headquartered in Stockholm Tobii covers a global market with offices in USA, Germany, Norway, Japan and China. If you want to work with meaningful products and solve interesting problems, we might be the right company for you!
We give people a voice. We help people with various disabilities “speak” with their hands and their eyes, interact and communicate with technology, in completely new and often game changing ways. Have a look at our users Steve , Katie , and Stephen to get an idea of how our products can completely change people’s lives. Every day we help people with disabilities ranging from ALS and Cerebral Palsy to Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke.
The Software Manager will lead development of major web and flash-based products. Also, the Software Manager will manage a team of developers and UX specialists as well as perform significant hands-on development.
The role and responsibilities
In this role, you will be responsible for/work with:
Coordinating assigned product development within group.
Working with other development and non-development groups to define product requirements.
Managing the day-to-day activities and professional development of department’s web development specialists and web-based user experience specialists.
Participating in design efforts of software products.
Performing software development for assigned projects.
Investigating and implement optimal solutions for assigned tasks.
Providing technical support and knowledge to other individuals and departments
Other duties as assigned
All our jobs at Tobii are about innovation, passion and not the least- making things real.
At Tobii we want you to be yourself and we welcome applicants from all walks of life. No matter if you wear biker boots or sneakers, or if you spend your nights trying to put all your children to sleep or if you prefer playing Dungeons & Dragons with your colleagues. Welcome to Tobii!
Apply as soon as possible by our website. We handle applications ongoing, don't wait! At Tobii Dynavox, we move quickly.
Working at Tobii you will find yourself in an innovative environment and work with passionate colleagues from all around the world. Our technology brings a voice to people with speech impairments, it helps us understand human behavior and it is revolutionizing the way we interact with technology.
If you want to build a company rather than just work for one, if you take pride in honest hard work and want to perform freely in an open environment where you can be yourself, you will feel right at home.
It’s all about innovation, passion and making things real.
Tobii Dynavox values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Tobii Dynavox does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.
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
Skills needed to be successful in this position:
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
Non-confrontational and 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
Propose ideas and 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
Active learning and critical thinking
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
Disciplined and attentive to detail
Adapt to new procedures
Edit work and ability to make deadlines
Reporting and resolution of information
Ability to think in a logical manner
Maintain accurate records
Ability to multitask
About Tobii Dynavox
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: