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Software Engineering Manager- Web in Chicago, IL at Solution Partners

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/8/2018

Job Description

Looking for a Software Engineering Manager - Web for our direct client in downtown Chicago who will be responsible for leading a group of talented developers in the development of single page web applications (Ember.js) and REST APIs (PHP / Laravel). This group may be organized in a single team or spread across multiple teams.

This software engineering manager should be technically proficient and is expected to be able to directly contribute to the development effort, even though coding will not be the primary job responsibility. The ideal person for this role is someone who is currently operating in a proven Engineering Management capacity.


REQUIREMENTS

2 - 4+ years in a Software Engineering Management role managing 5 or more co-located engineers
Provides technical leadership
Manages the SDLC for multiple concurrent projects
Identifies bottlenecks in processes and proactively works to clear them
Works with the product team to define deliverables and ensure tasks are properly scoped
Performs weekly one-on-one meetings
Provides timely feedback (both positive and constructively negative) as necessary
Conducts performance reviews
Coaches direct reports to capitalize on strengths and address weaknesses
Manages the professional development of direct reports

SKILLS

Relevant technical expertise
Ability to write code and perform code reviews
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Excellent oral and written communication skills
A strong desire to produce quality products
A strong desire to create a highly productive and collaborative team culture