[Clug-work] Software Development Manager at KnowledgeTree, Inc.

Arno Breedt arno.breedt at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 12:20:51 SAST 2009

Hi Cluggers

My company is looking to fill the following position. Please contact
me off-list if you are interested.

Software Development Manager at KnowledgeTree, Inc.
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
URL: http://www.knowledgetree.com

Type:                                          Full-time
Experience:                            Mid-Senior level
Compensation:              Base salary, medical aid

Job Description
Do you have a passion for building excellence in teams and products,
and a track record of relentless execution? KnowledgeTree is a leading
commercial open source software start-up focused on delivering
innovative, easy to use enterprise content management applications to
business. This is your opportunity to join our team and help us build
out our product line. If you want to make a difference and create cool
software applications that revolutionize the way the world interacts
with content, come and join us.

Job Summary
KnowledgeTree is seeking the best and most passionate senior team
members. He/She will be responsible for leading a high performance,
agile team of software engineers. He/She thrives in a high energy
entrepreneurial environment, lead-edge technologies, and complex
multi-disciplinary projects.
·       Proven past history of building excellent, agile teams of
software engineers.
·       Comfortable working in a fast-moving start-up environment with
teams in multiple cities crossing many time zones.
·       Excellent communication, organizational, leadership, and team
building skills.
·       Strong project management knowledge and experience.
·       Experience building cross disciplinary Agile/Scrum/XP teams.
·       Experience leading Agile/Scrum/XP adoption into an organization.
·       Strong thought leadership and technology experience building
solutions using:
        -  PHP, Java, Apache, IIS, Linux, Windows.
        -  open source technology.

·       Highly scalable, secure, and maintainable on-premise and
cloud-based web applications, business services, and data services.
·       Keen business acumen.
·       Extreme about execution, teams, and the customer.


·       Define and drive Scrum/agile/TDD/refactoring execution into
development team.
·       Provide strong technology, architecture/design, development
leadership and mentoring based on past experience.
·       Build and grow team and team members into first class high
performance development machine.
·       Drive a multi-disciplinary team to delivery early and often.
·       Oversee multiple projects being developed by the team.
·       Inspire others to excellence.

Company Description
KnowledgeTree is an enterprise content management provider with a
focus on document management software that is designed for business
professionals to easily install and use. Offering on-site, SaaS and a
free, open source community edition, KnowledgeTree’s features —
including workflow, electronic signatures and version control — help
organizations manage the document lifecycle, promote collaboration,
reduce paper and ensure compliance.
As a commercial open source company, KnowledgeTree is committed to
affordability, accessibility and integration across operating systems
and applications. Customers include organizations of all sizes in all
industries, including life sciences, legal, financial and government
sectors.  KnowledgeTree is headquartered in Raleigh, NC. For more
information, visit http://www.knowledgetree.com.



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