Sr. Engineering Manager

Employer
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Posted
Mar 22, 2017
Closes
May 26, 2017
Category
Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
As a Senior Engineering Manager you are responsible for the technology decisions that enable the business plan and will manage an engineering team in an agile environment.  You will be responsible for providing guidance to engineers and making relevant technology solution decisions related to smaller more contained products.  The key to the success of this position is having strong & innovative approach to problem solving, great technical leadership, excellent communication (written and verbal, formal and informal), flexibility, and a self-motivated working style with attention to detail. Lead and approve infrastructure engineering efforts to meet the specifications of the project or service request
  • Drive best practices and ensure development of high quality solutions/technologies through advocating for and ensuring standards for common assets and framework components
  • Determine the right technology choices (upgrade decisions, hosting decision) to best deliver business value keeping in mind availability, scalability and reliability of solution.
  • Build and manage a team of high caliber engineers and inform on resource allocation strategy
  • Drive resolution of technology roadblocks including code, infrastructure, build and deployment and accountable by working with business owners for meeting delivery dates
  • Manage cross-product technical dependencies and drive resolutions to conflicts
  • Advocate for and ensure standards around technologies, frameworks, design patterns, processes and guiding values of the domain architecture
  • Ensure all solutions/technologies adheres to all development & security standards
Requirements
  • Technical knowledge and background, plus additional role-specific technical skills as required
  • Good knowledge of open source frameworks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to variety of audiences
  • Team-orientated, passionate about developing others' skills and capabilities
  • Good understanding of agile development processes and methodology; including continuous integration and continuous delivery practices
  • Strong sense of ownership and problem solving skills
  • BS degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experience working in an agile environment (e.g. user stories, iterative development, etc)
  • 8+ years of  engineering experience
  • 3+ years of managing teams with a strong track record of  delivery for cross-functional products
  • Experience operating small to medium scale systems
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation

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