Sr. Manager, Software Development

Atlanta, GA 30339

Posted: 08/15/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Development Manager/Director Job Number: 50876

Sr Manager, software development




-        Work with project and business analyst leads to develop and clarify in-depth technical requirements.

-        Work with senior management to establish technical soundness of the solutions.

-        Use and improve the productivity of the development processes.

-        Lead design and architecture discussions.

-        Work with management to estimate the level of effort, resource needs, and project duration.

-        Establish and enforce coding standards.

-        Evaluate tools and technologies and establish technology standards

-        Provide technical leadership, clarity and direction for on-site and offshore development teams.

-        Participate in technology Roadmap development

-        Accountable for client relationship for external and internal customers and responsible for directing the following work efforts:

-        Internal relationship management related to other team leads, Business & IT directors, and executive level management

-        Vendor Relationship Management (i.e., onshore/ offshore support)

-        May have external relationships related to technical software product vendors

-        Determine software development solutions meet pre-defined business requirements, functional designs, and architectural design documents

-        Develop flowcharts, diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps and describe logical operations

-        Oversees resources who develop/modify code, develop unit tests, and conduct unit test as per test plans for less complex tasks

-        Ensuring streamlined application releases on a predetermined agreed to schedule

-        Providing technical leadership, clarity and direction for on-site, offshore and vendor teams

-        Ensures technical standards and architecture designs are followed




-        DevOps experience or related experience with gradually increasing responsibilities and a demonstrated understanding of DevOps and technical quality control processes, artifacts and tools

-        A track record as a coach, mentor, and developer of talent

-        An ability to drive to big picture goals and milestones while valuing and maintaining a strong attention to detail

-        An ability to quickly identify and drive to the optimal solution when presented with a series of constraints

-        Demonstrated ability in people management, strategic planning, risk management, change management, and project management

-        Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills

-        Experience working with quality management approaches, techniques, and principles

-        Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices with focus on Agile methodologies

-        Self-motivated individual that possesses excellent time management and organizational skills

-        Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship building skills, and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships

-        Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work, both personally and at a team level

-        Full understanding of Service Oriented Architecture and Object Oriented Programming

-        Strong background in full lifecycle development using multiple platforms or languages

-        Ability to interact with Management and Software Developers, onsite and offshore.

-        Knowledge in Java/J2EE architecture and development.

-        Experience in managing software development teams with multiple systems and integration points

-        Ability to interact at a technical and non-technical level with Infrastructure, Network, Development, BA and Architecture teams.

-        7+ Years leading complex software and hardware implementation solutions

-        5+ years’ experience supervising (completing performance reviews) and managing work efforts

-        2+ years’ experience in vendor management and remote development teams

-        Relational databases (Oracle or SQL Server)

-        Web services and other integration concepts

-        Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), including facilitation and team leadership skills

-        Must be comfortable working in ambiguous and/or stressful situations

-        Must be self-motivated and know when to seek guidance

-        Flexibility, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks

-        Ability to learn new tools and technologies

-        Exposure to predictive and statistical analysis is plus

-        Ability to work independently and in a team
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