Zodiac is a leading global manufacturer of pool and spa products. Applying our rich heritage of innovation excellence to product engineering, we develop some of the world's leading solutions for the most technologically-advanced, energy-efficient, and clean swimming pools and spas. Through our best-in-class products, Zodiac is the provider of choice for millions of people worldwide and is an industry leader in pool automation and web-enabling our pool products.

Zodiac is headquartered in Vista, CA, which is also home to its largest manufacturing plant and distribution facility. The business’s other facilities are in Salt Lake City, Utah (Cover-Pools®), Orlando, Florida and Ontario, Canada.

Be part of the team that’s vision is to exist to create the perfect pool experience by designing innovative solutions that increase comfort, enjoyment and peace of mind.

We currently have a full time opening for a Software Development Manager in our Vista, California headquarters.

We are looking for a hands-on software development leader to own and manage our IoT platform in an environment where we deliver scalable systems that are used by consumer end users. You will architect and provide leadership to an internal group of engineers aggregated with key external partners to implement new platforms for growth as well as maintain and/or migrate existing platforms. This highly visible position will work cross functionally to ensure Zodiac's technology stack stays current or ahead of the ever changing IoT environment.

This is a new position dedicated to focus our technical teams on the development, sustainment and continuous evolution of our Smart Pool Products.

• Architect, own and maintain the entire IoT platform starting at the individual device through connectivity, data collection and storage, cloud, middleware, and APIs.
• Manage internal and external resources that develop & maintain User Apps.
• Work closely with marketing to ensure Zodiac's technology stack can deliver the IoT product road maps.
• Manage day to day activities to ensure 99.9% up time to our users and service providers.
• Work cross-functionally, internally & externally to oversee the timely execution of product launches.
• Develop analytics (dash boards) to ensure we anticipate changing trends with our users and service providers.
• Participate in team meetings to ensure product launches are on schedule, within cost targets and deliver the features described in the product specification.
• Develop and maintain relationships with the IoT community to ensure Zodiac is aware of emerging technologies...ie - engaged in technology circles as well as attend key trade shows.
• Create a high-performance team to launch and manage the new IoT technology stack.
• Establish transparent people management & processes to attract and retain the best talent in this new industry opportunity.

• BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Management Information Systems.
• 8+ years professional experience in software development.
• Software development management experience in the IoT space is a plus; hands-on understanding of complexity of hardware, firmware, and software development environments is a must.
• Understanding of cloud offerings in the marketing and ability to discuss cloud architectures; Strength with AWS, Kinesis, Redshift and related AWS services.
• Experience with database architecture and modern relational database products.
• Proficiency (understanding) in modern programming language such as Java, C++, Perl, Node.js, Ruby, etc.
• Experience with Agile/Scrum development environments is desired.
• Ability to establish credibility and rapport with senior executives and technical and non-technical team members alike.
• Deep appreciation for the Customer mindset. Proven ability to think Customer-first; successful track record in building strategies and solutions to meet Customer needs.
• Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment.
• Energetic self-starter passionate about professional integrity and excellence with a positive attitude and contagious enthusiasm.
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, environment where you must take on multiple responsibilities and do what it takes to get things done.

If you meet the requirements above and would like to apply for this position, please visit http://www.zodiac.com/en/united-states/company/careers

Zodiac Pools is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and dedicated to a diverse work force. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.