Program Manager – Software Development and Integration


Are you inspired by technological innovations? Do you demand the best from your professional career? At Black Duck Software, you will have the power to make a real impact. As the global market leader for providing open source software management solutions, Black Duck Software helps over 1,500 companies and organizations in more than 20 countries.

Purpose & Objective of Position

Black Duck Software (Canada) has a fulltime “Program Manager – Software Development and Integration” position starting January 2017. We are looking for a senior software developer cum architect, who is ready to take the next step in his/her career of managing software development, integration and delivery processes. The candidate must have a solid experience of developing software using a combination of technologies, such as Java, Python, JavaScript, Databases, JIRA. The candidate must play the role of Software Architect to make high level decisions for our Data Scientists, who regularly develop computational techniques using a variety of software solutions. The candidate must be familiar with how today’s software is packaged and built, and have experience working with continuous integration and deployment tools. The candidate needs to create architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide our data scientists. The candidate must be experienced in agile methodologies and should possess ability to develop a unified vision for integrating evolving solutions into our standard software products. The candidate also needs good understanding about machine learning, data mining, databases and R, Hadoop, Spark and similar technologies.

We offer the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to explore solutions to real-life technical problems. The selected candidate will work with a dynamic, fast-paced Black Duck Research team that play a key role in building products and services that create value for Black Duck customers and partners. The selected candidate will have access to support from the world-class data scientists, domain experts, software developers and the user experience teams. We strive to create an environment that is both productive and fun. We are located in the beautiful greater Vancouver area that has a variety of restaurants, public transit and shopping malls. It’s truly a place that we like to call “Innovation Valley”.                                                       

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  • Work with our research teams to manage the software development, processes and technologies
  • Work with our product and engineering teams to integrate software prototype(s) developed by our research teams that showcase innovative concepts into our standard software product(s)
  • Ensure that integration of evolving research based solutions into our standard software products support and align with the company's overall strategy and goals
  • Conduct internal demonstrations of the enhanced software product(s) at regular intervals, to communicate progress and solicit feedback from various stakeholders
  • Manage multiple software development tasks using SCRUM and AGILE methodologies
  • Follow up on latest software development trends and share the knowledge among the team 
  • Communicate product vision, clarify use cases and requirements, resolve issues arising during development
  • Participate in project meetings to support project goals, requirements, processes, deliverables, and timelines


  • 8-10 years of software development experience, preferably in an environment using AGILE practices
  • 5-7 years of programming experience with Java, restEasy framework
  • 5-7 years of experience developing user interfaces with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and d3
  • 5-7 years of experience with database technologies (PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Spark, etc.)
  • Strong research, analytical, and project management skills (PMP, PMI, ACP, CSPM certification preferred)
  • BSc or MSc or PhD degree in Computer Science from an accredited university
  • Excellent written, presentation and listening skills; good interpersonal skills

About Black Duck:

Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software’s industry-leading products to secure and manage open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, compliance and operational risk. Black Duck is headquartered in Burlington, MA, and has offices in Vancouver (Canada), San Jose, Belfast, London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing.

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Interested applicants may apply via: Black Duck Careers