Software Engineering Manager

Research, IT, SDLC, Management, Computer
Full Time

Job Description

Resp & Qualifications

PURPOSE:
Manages and oversees the teams responsible for design and development of software applications, and their operations and maintenance Directs the work of engineers to ensure the best practices around software development. Provides oversight of enterprise software solutions to ensure successful implementation of released applications

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Empowers a team of software engineers, business analysts, and scrum masters who may be matrixed into development teams to develop scalable software solutions that deliver business value. Provides best practices for analysis, design, software development and quality engineering activities toward the implementation of complete, end-to-end solutions. Work closely with third parties and stakeholders to manage risks and dependencies in order to deliver features across multiple projects and teams efficiently. Remove impediments associated with hand-off to external dependencies during execution. Coordinates the review of requirements with vendors, stakeholders and architects. Liaison to address any vendor specific blockers during execution. Define, develop and articulate different delivery and resource management methodologies of projects based on the stakeholder needs


  • Develop staff through coaching, timely performance feedback, and assessments, and conflict management.. Establish performance and development plans. Ensure a constantly rising bar of technical excellence and professional growth. Manage, mentor, and coach to ensure continued growth and development to aid in achieving career goals.. Ensure team members understand individual commitments as well as team and company goals, helping the teams achieve Sprint completion and release dates. Ensures that the team(s) has the right skills and capability to deliver; addresses gaps through reskilling and/or hiring. Ensure retention of top talent and identify methods for keeping high performers engaged and growing


  • Recommend and develop solutions which take into consideration costs, business needs, and organizational impacts. Works with cross functional teams to meet business objectives. Research and identify opportunities to expand the team’s capacity with lower cost development resources. Develop the business model for remote teams and recommend the vendor based on a suitable criteria. Ensure the local team understands the outsourcing strategy and their role with the remote teams to retain talent. Manage expenses to ensure effective use of capital and cash flow. Provide budget estimates and spending forecasts. Analyze past spend and account for discrepancies.


  • Facilitates all aspects of software development from planning, testing, and quality assurance to implementation. Ensure adherence to IT best practices and the organization’s SDLC. Make appropriate team assignments and encourage the team to embrace processes that drive sustainable improvements. In conjunction with Product Management, help the team estimate features for release planning with a mindset of continuously improving estimation accuracy. Tack and report on team’s progress towards completion of assigned deliverables.


  • Serve as a channel of prioritization, escalation,and marshal the appropriate resources to resolve urgent or high severity issues quickly and efficiently while minimizing the impact to customers. .


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
This position manages people - 15-20

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Education Details: Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
Experience: 5 years Related professional experience
1 year Supervisory experience or demonstrated progressive leadership experience
Licenses/Certifications:
Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach Upon Hire Pref
In Lieu of Education:In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Ability to prioritize projects and allocate resources based on organizational goals.,
Ability to establish relationships and credibility with engineers.,
Ability to cultivate a collaborative, high-performing team environment.,
Understanding of distributed computing principles.,
Collaborating on a cross-functional team to execute against our product road map,
Experience working with relational databases,
Select, monitor, coach, develop, and grow employees,
Support the operations and business continuity,
Knowledge and experience with various delivery methodologies,
Experience in software development life cycle (SDLC) and delivery,
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal,
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.,
Fundamental knowledge of software engineers’ best practices, agile methodologies, CI/CD pipelines,
Identifies technical risks and develops mitigation strategies; introduces and recommends industry best practices and standards for the project.,
Evaluates and assists in the selection and procurement of hardware and software technologies and serves as a mentor for junior developers.,
Works with stakeholders as well as technical and analytical counterparts to define constraints and develop requirements and concept of operations documentation.,
Ensure code quality standards, deployment methodologies and practices,
Knowledge of code deployment architecture and methodology,
Reviewing the work of other developers and providing feedback,
Ability to communicate technical requirements to all levels of expertise.,
Proficient in establishing and maintaining good working relationships.,

Department

Department:Enrollment Product Delivery

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of theCompany to provide equal employment opportunities to allqualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 2/1/2022

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship
Dice Id : 10233586
Position Id : 15271-1A
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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