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Senior Software Engineering Manager

The Senior Software Engineering Manager is a senior managerial position within the development organization targeted at the delivery of development projects driven by client requests and internal investments.






  • Provides executive oversight for the development and delivery of large initiatives in concert with professional services, client success, and product management
  • Responsible for product development department adherence to deliverables stipulated by client contracts or investment roadmap
  • Responsible for ensuring the architecture of software solutions adheres to the overall goals of the product
  • Collaborates with professional services, client success, and product management to establish timelines for software delivery
  • Collaborates with professional services to create and track a budget for the large initiative including both billable and non-billable allocations
  • Coordinates architectural, engineering, and product resources to establish scope and solution for large development initiatives
  • Coordinates the sizing process for development activity ensuring that the sizing includes a documented scope and solution that is understood by both the professional services / client success and development organization
  • Responsible for management, resource coordination, executive status reporting both internally and externally, and adherence to established timelines throughout the development process for assigned initiatives
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of Internal Readiness Assessments to ensure that the software delivered is deployable, configurable, documented, and adheres to acceptance criteria prior to deployment to a client environment for solution validation
  • Participates in planning activities for the product management organization
  • Participates as the owner of the Scrum of Scrums for all initiatives for the development team
  • Responsible for summarized reporting to senior management of the current status of the development team
  • Acts as the primary contact for all development-related issues and questions pertaining to the initiatives for which that individual is responsible
  • Performs other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time
  • Travel - up to 20%


  • BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent technology experience
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage a team of highly skilled employees and produce quality results in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to interact directly with clients in a demanding high-pressure delivery-oriented environment
  • Minimum of 7-10 years involvement in management of developing enterprise level software products
  • Working knowledge of software development life cycle including Agile/Scrum best practices
  • Ability to partner effectively with the division's professional services teams, product management teams, architectural teams, technical services teams, and support teams to align resources and deliveries to our client or internal commitments
  • Ability to manage through difficult situations in a manner that exudes leadership
  • Ability to understand and drive alignment of our client deliveries to our product roadmap
  • Demonstrated expert organization and planning ability
  • Ability to communicate across all aspects of the organization (Professional Services, Sales, Support, etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication skills, teamwork, and customer service skills
  • High level organization and scheduling skills as well as the ability to mediate between the conflicting demands of the organization - project management experience a plus

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