is on a mission to help people make a positive impact on themselves, their teams, and their communities. Our flagship product, Surprise for Teams™, is the world’s first and only SuccessOS™.

Surprise for Teams makes it fun and irresistible to perform better, which creates a positive, long-lasting impact on people and their organizations.

We are hiring an experienced Software Development Manager. A Software Development Manager is primarily responsible for coordinating and managing the entire software development process. An SDM oversees a team/team’s performance, schedule, capacity, and projects to ensure business goals are met. A Software Development Manager plays a crucial role in the day-to-day operations of the department and functional team/teams, providing clear direction, mentorship, ownership, and prioritization during the application’s development process, ensuring constant stability and improvement of delegated ecosystem Feature(s).

What will you be doing?
Delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently;
Taking full ownership over a delegated Feature(s), as well as teams and resources, assigned to the Functional unit;
Identifying key business objectives and providing solution recommendations while performing business proofs;
Working with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given Feature and evaluating user stories from a technical perspective;
Ensuring all delegated Features are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production);
Setting up procedural guidelines to establish a successful delivery process;
Ensuring that operations are cost-effective and stay within budget;
Handling all challenges in support of company-wide projects/programs delivery in a form of efficient scoping, prioritization, and requested functionality delivery expedition;
Mediating and resolving cross-team negotiation issues, acting as a point of escalation for stakeholders and team members;
Orchestrating team/teams backlog and scope adjusting to strict deadlines and business goals;
Implementing and maintaining Feature and team/teams KPIs, metrics, and operational excellence according to industry best practices;
Acting as liaison officer between different teams to build partnerships and develop solutions.
What are we looking for?
BA’s degree in science, engineering, technology architecture, database design, or software engineering;
8–10 years of experience in technology development, with at least five years spent on using software delivery management tools;
Proven experience delivering software projects effectively;
Strong ability to develop code using modern languages and frameworks, be familiar with newest updates and solutions
Established experience with project management programs, SCRUM, and different variants of AGILE techniques are also expected, along with familiarity with code management and Continuous Integration/Delivery Implementation (CI/DI);
Experience working with Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) architecture, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), and relational databases;
Strong analytical skills and data-oriented mindset;
Excellent people management and communication skills.
Experience with building custom UI and complex animations
Experience in application performance and data usage optimization
Commercial experience using:
Live Data
Kotlin or others DI frameworks
MVVM architecture
View Models
Navigation Component
Nice to have experience using Libgdx game engineer
About us
At, we’re committed to hiring builders who are inspired by our team’s guiding principle: to derive a tremendous sense of purpose from the inner quest for excellence itself, being driven from within to make anything we touch to be the best it can be. We take pride in developing deep user understanding, obsess about the details, and go the extra mile to show our users we love them. We are first and foremost customer-driven – engineering, product, and design collaborate as equals to create a phenomenal end-user experience. We’re also home for numerous internal teams building internally facing tools for customer service, finance, and others, to keep the operation afloat.

Work on interesting and challenging projects, while building a pioneering software category
Great atmosphere, with the vibe and energy of a high-growth tech company
Competitive salaries
Option of equity
Close collaboration between UA and US team members
Ultramodern office in the heart of Lviv (Magnus) and Kyiv (Gulliver)
Flexible working hours
Complimentary dinners (like Pizza Friday!)
English classes and an immersive English-speaking work environment (we have a lot of native speakers at the office)
Ability to travel to the US
Corporate activities and parties
Dedicated wellness area in the office
20 working days of paid vacation
15 days of paid sick leave
And, of course, we use Surprise internally!

About Surprise has created a purpose built enterprise class platform that aligns employees, managers and business leaders to effectively drive “positive, goal directed behavior” and recognizes major accomplishments and milestones across an organization in support of personal, team and corporate goals.

The company is fundamentally changing how people work, by engaging employees and providing impactful analytics to people operations professionals. To continue scaling our impact, we’re committed to hiring builders who are inspired by our team’s guiding principle: to derive a tremendous sense of purpose to make anything we touch be the best it can be.

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, is currently building a team of professionals in Lviv to help the product develop even faster and conquer new markets.

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Job posted on 7 September 2021
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