Software Engineering Manager
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Morton is seeking an Associate Software Engineering Manager for our
client in Richmond, VA. Software Engineering Managers are
responsible for the continual improvement of themselves, the teams
they manage, and the organization as a whole. They drive software
quality, design, development, deployment, and customer service
excellence for the organ transplantation community. This role
emphasizes four critical areas necessary for the success of the
organization. These are employees, customers, quality, and
processes. Responsibilities: Ensures team is adequately staffed,
resourced, and trained to successfully fulfill that responsibility.
Define clear vision and goals of team that continually challenge
them to stretch and grow as a team. Responsible for forming teams
through recruiting and staffing efforts to balance experience,
skills, personalities, etc. to create the ideal team dynamic. Hold
regular staff meetings to inform employees and manage expectations.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Continually evaluate individual
contributions to teams and actively manage for team health:
coaching, encouraging, providing training opportunities,
administering disciplinary action, relocating, hiring, retaining,
and firing. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Hold regular
one-on-ones to understand career development goals of team members,
provide feedback, and update professional development plan to grow
the individual. Complete and administer annual performance reviews.
Survey teams for examples of core values; recognize, reward, and
encourage continued displays of values. Participate in code
reviews. Participate in the review of business epics and stories.
Prioritize the team's work; execute tasks associated with the work
assigned to the team. Communicate information in both technical and
layman's terms. Must embrace agile values, believe them, live them,
and encourage others in adopting and utilizing them on a daily
basis. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Continually monitor
impediments raised by the Scrum / Kanban teams and look for ways to
make incremental changes in policies and structure to remove them.
Monitor flow of work both upstream and downstream of the
application development process and continually work to align it
with external workflows. Ensure we maintain the code base to
support Internal & External users. Participate in portfolio
planning to align upcoming projects with the correct teams. --Help
create the long term roadmap. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Work with
Service Owners and teams to provide estimations for the committees,
the BOD, customer innovations and other non-OPTN efforts. -- -- --
-- -- -- Work with the PMO to ensure successful project delivery.
Manage post production support of releases to the user community.
Support & enforce software engineering best practices and standards
and Industry standards. Leverage software engineering metrics to
continuously improve. Support the Software Engineering
Architectural Roadmap. Explore new technologies which will benefit
software engineering to help our code base to be more modular,
easily maintained, faster, more reliable, scalable, and better
aligned with the industry. Lead horizontal efforts across software
engineering. -- -- -- Foster an environment of creativity,
innovation, and continuous improvement. Encourage "out of the box"
thinking. Qualifications: Entry level experience managing or
leading a team of software engineers required. --1+ years of
overall people management experience preferred. 3 years of software
development or other related professional IT experience required.
--5+ years of IT experience strongly preferred. 4-year degree in
computer science or other related field of study, or equivalent
professional IT leadership experience Experience with Agile
development and methodologies preferred. Active participation in
the technical community. Possesses strong verbal and written
communication skills. Strong problem/issue analysis and resolution
skills. Demonstrated ability to lead projects and/or teams in a
software development environment. Active participation in the
technical community. Experience with Agile development and
Keywords: Morton, Richmond , Software Engineering Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Richmond, Virginia
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