Axway Manager, Software Development in Phoenix, Arizona

At Axway….

At Axway, we are connecting individuals, systems, businesses, and ecosystems as if they were peers of each other. That means we need to make billions of transactions and data transfers across the Internet understandable, predictable, and manageable for our customers.

We know applying for and taking on a new job at any company requires a leap of faith. We want you to feel comfortable and excited about applying to Axway. To help you understand more about who we are and what we value, you can start with our culture and values, which are articulated in our R&D Manifesto.

What’s the opportunity?

We are building our next generation API Management and microservice management. We are building a hybrid multi-cloud solution that manages API traffic in all directions, leveraging and Envoy at its core, providing end to end visibility and security across all APIs and microservices.

We are looking for a Software Development Manager.

Axway is looking for a leader that's highly passionate about building a high performing engineering organization. As an engineering leader, the successful candidate will own building and managing the engineering organization, API Management solution development and delivery, and establishing and fostering the team culture. You will work with senior leadership, engineers, architects, product managers, and other Axway teams to identify the most important deliverables for our SaaS and Hybrid API Management products.

He or she should care deeply about building simple and elegant software solutions. Ideally, the candidate should have a track record of delivering high-quality technology products and services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. You should know how to prioritize, communicate clearly and compellingly, and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong team.

A passion and discipline around operational excellence are critical. A high level of ownership and accountability is a must.


  • Manage one or more development teams to enable taking our software to market quickly

  • Take ownership of team; managing and mentoring team members toward deliverables and project completion

  • Work with senior leadership, engineers and architect(s) to form technical vision and strategy for our product and inspire teams to deliver

  • Improve team processes to increase effectiveness, improve product quality, and enhance work/life balance

  • Expand and improve our development process

  • Architecting and documenting our systems as they grow

  • Build, package and deploy systems that are highly reliable, scalable using cloud infrastructures



  • 6+ years of experience in software development

  • 3+ years managing diverse software teams

  • Strong history managing team(s) of engineers, including coaching and mentoring, 1:1s, and performance reviews

  • Excellent communication teamwork skills and ability to handle multiple tasks across multiple disciplines

  • Experience building, packaging and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems

  • Expert in Agile development process

  • Strong desire to support and develop other leaders

  • Proven track record of hiring and managing diverse, deeply talented & high performing engineering teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to executives and non-technical leaders

Nice to have:

  • Scrum Master certification

  • Experience working with remote teams

  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

  • Keen ability to achieve stretch goals

Job alias (job posting title): Manager, Software Development

ID: 2018-5115

External Company Name: Axway Software SA

Street: 6811 East Mayo Boulevard