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Roles and Responsibilities of a Software Development Manager

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Roles and responsibilities of a software development manager

The primary role of a software development manager is to control the software development process. The software development manager coordinates the team members and the client, allocates the resources, and streamlines the processes.

Roles of software development manager

  • Customer and user-focused manager, who understands business problems and company strategy, and works effectively to support business partners.
  • A leader who provides clarity, transparency, and accountability to the team.
  • A disciplined taskmaster who gets projects delivered on time on budget.
  • Software development managers have enough technical, system design, and architecture knowledge to make a sound judgment.
  • Effective communicator with self-awareness, who continues to learn and improve.

Responsibilities of a software development manager

The software development manager is responsible for leading the development team.

  • He/she leads the team in development, design, testing, coding…
  • Set goals for each team member to ensure timely project delivery
  • Menage all the activities of the software development team
  • He/she keeps up to date with the latest development software and also

is responsible for hire and train new developers

  • Has responsibility for guiding the team and also must be ensured they adhere to development standards
  • The software development manager has responsibility for ensuring proper documentation

Software Development Manager does not determine what gets developed - he/she is responsible for how it gets developed.

Update: 2021-10-20