Job Description

Role Summary:You will be responsible for leading a group of developers in designing and programming a small module or a large component and designing a feature, set of features, or whole feature area. You will work independently and contribute to the immediate team and to other teams across business.
Essential Responsibilities:In this role, you will:
• Provide hands-on management for a new software team
• Work with development staff and a cross functional team to develop and deliver a new Web based control and analysis tool for the Industrial Internet.
• Possibly play the role scrum master for your team and work closely with technical product managers, ensure good product quality and consistent velocity for the teams.
• You will be responsible for hiring, coaching and mentoring a team of software engineers (4 to 16) with the goal of building a cohesive, autonomous team, able to work through technical, schedule and interpersonal challenges.
• In collaboration with other scrum teams, you will evolve and adopt best practices across the SDLC, including story definition, development, automated testing, continuous build and integration and story acceptance, with the goal of continuous improvement towards building a high performing team.
• Manage strategic business partnerships and relationships with vendors as needed.
• Expect to spend a third of the time each in the areas of people management, technical reviews and project management.
• Troubleshoot and remedy availability/performance issues
• Participate in on-call help as needed that will include development staff
Qualifications/Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or €œSTEM Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). A minimum 8 years of professional experience.
• Prior leadership role is preferred.
Desired Characteristics:Technical Expertise:
• Expert at working in an Agile engineering environment
• Understand delivery of both, desktop and web-based software products, in the context of new product development and sustaining engineering.
• Experience delivering commercial web applications software or SAAS offering in the cloud.
• Hands on technical experience developing software on Windows and Linux.
• Prior experience with build tools, continuous integration, automation and dev ops is desired.
• Hands-on experience in web services (REST, Web Sockets), SQL Database such as Oracle MySQL, PostgreSQL etc.
• Hands-on experience in utilizing Spring Framework (Core, MVC, Integration and Data)
• Hands-on experience with web development using HTML5, Java Script, jQuery, CSS.
• Experience with container technologies
• Demonstrated coding skills, preferably in Java
• Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP protocols
• Experience working with High Availability and Fault Tolerant architectures
• Familiarity with Relational and NoSQL databases
• Well-developed analytical skills
• A strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Business Acumen:
• Evaluates technology to drive features and roadmaps. Maps technology trends to internal vision. Differentiates buzzwords from value proposition. Embraces technology trends that drive excellence beyond traditional practices (e.g., Test automation in lieu of traditional QA practices)
• Balances value propositions for competing stakeholders. Recommends a well-researched recommendation of buy vs. build solution. Conveys the value proposition for the company by assessing financial risks and gains of decisions and return on investment (ROI). Manages the process of building and maintaining a successful alliance. Understands and successfully applies common analytical techniques, including ROI, SWOT, and Gap analyses. Able to clearly articulate the business drivers relevant to a given initiative
Leadership:
• Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes" support for ideas. Pre-emptively sees downstream consequences and effectively tailors influencing strategy to support a positive outcome. Uses experts or other third parties to influence
• Able to verbalize what is behind decisions and downstream implications. Continuously reflecting on success and failures to improve performance and decision-making. Understands when change is needed. Participates in technical strategy planning
• Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team. Able to navigate accountability in a matrixed organization
Communicates and demonstrates a shared sense of purpose. Learns from failure
Personal Attributes:
• Able to effectively direct and mentor others in critical thinking skills. Proactively engages with cross-functional teams to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking