SOFTWARE ENGINEER SENIOR MANAGER

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The Home Depot
Engineering, Leadership, Mentorship, Software, Software design, Software development, QA, Senior management
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE

 

As a Software Engineer Sr. Manager, you will be given a chance to contribute to the products we create, help grow the next generation of engineering talent, and help shape the technology strategy of the enterprise. 

In addition, you will be given the chance to work with our most strategic vendors to ensure that 3rd party tools and applications are readily available to all product teams that are interested in using them. The Sr. Manager must exhibit the ability to lead managers and their teams and drive change management and process improvement.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

20% – Strategy & Planning: 
Works and negotiates with partners on the staffing of skilled engineering positions on product teams 
Contributes to and makes recommendations for strategic plans in support of key objectives in a timely and fiscally responsible manner 
Supports and nurtures strategic vendor relationships; recommends ways to influence vendors that aligned to domain, portfolio, and enterprise strategic objectives 
Evaluates new technologies for adoption across the enterprise 
Helps to identify and demonstrate emerging technologies for adoption by product teams 

20% – Delivery & Execution: 
Collaborates and pairs with product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions 
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met 
Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases 
Works with vendors and partners for the successful implementation of critical tooling and platforms 
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively 
Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, and engineering empowerment 
Participates in and leads review board sessions to drive consistency across the enterprise 
Makes suggestions that help drive operational excellence to create internal customer satisfaction and meet operational metrics 
Fills in on product teams for engineers who are out of the office 

15% – Support & Enablement: 
Fields questions from engineers, product teams, or support teams 
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams 
Learns, through reading, tutorials, and videos, new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations 
Provides application support for software running in production 
Acts as a technical escalation point for the engineers on the team 

45% – People: 
Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Software Engineers 
Attracts, retains, and develops top talent to build a world class Software Engineering Team 
Conducts annual and mid-year reviews by reviewing individual development plans and team feedback 
Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across product teams, and finds opportunities to expose engineers to career interests 
Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices 
Guides team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks within and across product teams 
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice) 
Builds relationships with technology leaders at other companies to learn best practices and elegant solutions to common problems
NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Technology Director, Sr. Director or Vice President.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment: 

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable



Company Information

There's one reason we're the world's No. 1 home improvement retailer — our people! If you're ready to add to that talented team, apply today by using the link below job search to explore what opportunities are available from The Home Depot.
Dice Id : 10112608
Position Id : 147145
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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