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Software Engineering Manager

Cartrack APAC is looking for a Software Development Manager who can help develop and implement projects and engineering processes to improve overall timing and costs of the product development life cycle. Work is performed with stakeholders around the world and requires independent problem-solving and decision making with general direction received on program objectives and broad guidance. Performs other duties in support of departmental goals and objectives.


  • Develop, initiate and drive processes in the organization to achieve the project targets including release and reporting processes, change, risk and requirement management.
  • Provides expert technical leadership in coordinating, facilitation, motivating, and directing efforts of cross functional program and concept development teams including individuals from Business Stakeholders, Engineering, Quality, IT and Customer Support.
  • Gains support for and develops process, product and program controls and ensures all groups involved understand demands for interconnected processes.
  • Create a detailed process roll-out plan based on internal and customer defined milestones and utilize project management tools to track progress to the plan.
  • Ensures company requirements are met including cost, quality, timing, and overall scope of the projects(s) and/or department(s).
  • Works with internal and external resources to maintain customer requirements, milestones and timing and aligns with company objectives.
  • Continuous improvement efforts, research, recommendations, and initiatives to implement enhancements to products, processes and programs.
  • Experience coming into a changing environment and drive that change for success
  • Define best practices, innovate on processes, and evangelize across the organization.
  • The right candidate will possess a strong project management background, will have experience leading multiple teams, and a well-rounded technical background.
  • You must be able to thrive and succeed in a changing environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities.

Desired Experience:

  • BS/MS in business management or engineering or related area
  • 8+ years of Project Management and Software Development Environment
  • Deep understanding of Agile software development practices.
  • Deep understanding of open source technologies, web, mobile, data, IOT projects
  • Technically hands on into C, C++, C#, Python, reactjs
  • Carry out projects, broad in nature, from beginning to end in coordination with internal and external contacts.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and leadership skills to prioritize, coordinate activities, manage conflicting needs, and deal with many issues at one time.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is a plus.
  • Regional or Global experience is a plus.

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Rosebank, JHB

11 Keyes Ave
2196 Johannesburg Directions View page

Perks & Benefits

The growth of our business is driven by state-of-the-art technology that allows us to create data-driven solutions that are personalised according to the needs of our clients, providing them with insights, business competitiveness, operational excellence and a superior customer experience.
Our people remain our greatest asset ; we will therefore continue to bring together the best talent as we help them achieve their own career aspirations in a growing company that is truly global.

  • Excellent career growth locally and globally

  • Innovative and dynamic work culture

  • Innovative work culture

Workplace & Culture

With over 1,500 staff, Cartrack is creating revolutionary platforms that will transform the industry and help improve efficiency, safety, security and the environment. Our reputation as one of the most innovative and fastest growing telematics companies in the world has resulted in us acquiring 1 million subscribers, including businesses, consumers, and governments. 

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