Software Development Manager

Ring, Santa Monica, CA

Your Ring of Security Starts at the Front Door

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working and talented Software Development Manager who has experience managing engineers building world-class web apps. The person chosen for this position will have the opportunity to contribute their creative ideas and energy to our group. You will be working on cutting edge technologies in the market today. The development will be from the concept stage to the launch stage and ensuring the highest level of quality for your team’s deliverables.


  • Responsible for leading the design, development and maintenance of Web apps that enable rich customer experiences.
  • Leading a team to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility.
  • Leading architecture and design of new and current systems, from conception to launch.
  • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software.
  • Collaborating with business, and other internal teams to define and own features.
  • Proactively solving day-to-day challenges and exercise sound judgment. 
  • Removing barriers to execution for the team. 
  • Defining and executing on process improvements to allow the team to improve over time.
  • Mentoring, hiring, and retaining excellent engineers.

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.
  • 8+ years overall software development experience.
  • 5+ years of experience and understanding in Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
  • 5+ years of managing software development teams in an agile development environment.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in Web Technologies - HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Content Management Systems, React.
  • Experience in multimedia streaming protocols such as WebRTC. Understanding of video and audio codecs.
  • Web Services and cloud experience as it relates to Web apps.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills with an ability to motivate teams and deliver results. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to drive improvements.
About Ring

Ring's mission is to make neighborhoods safer by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of home security products and services. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighbors app, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete, proactive home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before. In fact, two Newark, NJ neighborhoods saw an over 50 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Video Doorbells and Spotlight Cams were installed on 11% of homes in the communities from April-July 2018 when compared to the same time period in 2017. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visitwww.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.
Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.

About Ring

Ring is on a mission to reduce crime in neighborhoods. With affordable solutions that work on any home, Ring is committed to offering smart security that’s accessible to everyone. Ring lets you stop crime before it happens. Because with Ring, you’re always home.

Want to learn more about Ring? Visit Ring's website.