A software engineering manager is an important component of any technological services company that deals with software. This individual is responsible for assembling a team of software engineers that can work quickly and successfully on software products. This team is largely responsible for providing maintenance on any software products that may malfunction, and they may also develop new software.
Collaborate with User Experience, Product Management, Project Management, Software Engineers, Quality Assurance and Third party partners to conceive, prototype, document, create and deploy quality software, adhering to engineering best practices
Create and develop a team environment, including building collaborative relationships and participating cross-functional coalitions to ensure knowledge is shared across teams
Define and drive consistent software engineering process and practices
Engage in hands-on, in-depth analysis, review and design of the software, including technical review and analysis of source code
Maintain current industry knowledge and trends, attending educational events and participates in committee work as appropriate
Manage staff of software engineers
Responsible for developing and executing software development plans, and manage schedules and resource allocation for the team
Responsible to ensure that software development work satisfies business requirements, complies with approved department procedures and standards, and meets our software quality objectives
Review and evaluate quality of work performed by programming staff
Prioritize, assign, and monitor work progress relative to schedule plans
Adjust levels of work effort and/or schedule expectations to ensure integrity of the Software Development Plan
Takes ownership and delivery responsibility for special projects or initiatives
Work with management and senior staff members to develop and manage an engineering plan for project(s)
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
2+ years of experience managing software engineering teams strongly preferred
5-7 years of experience in complex development environments, taking abstract concepts and ideas and formulating a detailed software engineering plan
Demonstrated track record of success in engineering and management roles in high performance, entrepreneurial organizations
Excellent management, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written) are required
Demonstrated ability to recruit and lead teams of junior and senior professionals who are highly engaged and satisfied
Possess a deep knowledge of software development processes, lifecycles, and best practices
Proficient Agile Development Methodologies and able to motivate and manage teams to meet aggressive deadlines
Expert in object oriented programming, highly proficient in one or more languages like C#, C++, Java
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