Software Engineering Manager (4690)

Organization
Qiagen
Job Location
Redwood City, CA
Job Description

- Lead and grow existing organization of Technical Architects and Developers.
- Manage and facilitate the software development team, both local and remote, to ensure software development efforts meet corporate quality objectives and launch targets.
- Champion software development best practices within the organization including but not limited to: design, architecture, code re-use, performance, and quality.
- Continuously appraise effectiveness of software development organization through objective metrics for improvement.
- Prioritize, direct and appraise the activities of software engineers.
- Coordinate with product management, quality and product support management to ensure that the needs of all projects in the product line are met.
- Assist product management by providing technical insight and judgment of feature/schedule/cost tradeoffs.
- Ensure that product architecture and technology decisions support corporate strategies and future direction of the products.
- Prioritize and manages resource allocation for the products based on changing business priorities, direction and budget.

Requirements

- 7+ years of experience in the software industry, 2+ years managing technical teams.
- Excellent knowledge of SaaS, SOA, OOP, Unix, Web Services and Java development in a cross platform environment. • Excellent knowledge of Continuous Development, Integration, and Deployment.
- Experience leading software development teams
- Must have a good understanding of technologies relevant to all product lines.
Preferred Qualifications
- Technically sound in software development activities and life cycles.
- A proven track record of building and managing high performing engineering teams.
- Experience with analytics and visualization of complex data.

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