Engineering Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17
Mayfield Heights, OH
8 - 10 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/22/17

Engineering Manager

Position Summary

Responsible for managing a professional software engineering department developing product for a  core, high growth Rockwell Automation product line. This is an industry leading product that has won numerous awards for innovation and usability. The position is located in a beautiful facility with a full fitness center, cafeteria and outdoor, wooded walking paths.

This Position is for a technology and team leader to evolve software products and managing a team of 10 to 15 software engineers, working as part of a global product development team; management oversight of software development projects from requirements through delivery; continual advancement of our software engineering capability.  Integral to these functions is the responsibility for developing a high performing software engineering team that is steeped in Lean/Agile principles and is focused on delivering quality product.

EOE, M/F/Disable, Vet

Minimum Qualifications

Education Requirements
BS Electrical Eng., BS Computer Eng., or BS Computer Science required. MS in Engineering desirable.
Required Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in software product development, with a minimum of 3 years technical lead experience. Experience should be in software engineering or related technical areas. Experience should include significant background with large scale system development projects.
  • Deep experience across the software development life cycle, particularly an understanding of the importance of customer intimacy, requirements work and software usability.
  • Proven change agent and ability to nurture self-managed, self-organized team structures.
  • Ability to understand the technical work and the functionality of the product – sufficient to evaluate staff performance and represent the functionality of the product in various settings.
  • Proven decision making skills that enable getting things done and shipping products.
  • Strong leadership experience in Agile and Lean development practices as it relates to software engineering.
  • Critical thinking regarding relative investment in near term product development and long term, strategic development.
  • Ability to manage in a matrixed team environment, with a willingness to collaborate, share best practices and workload, and present one front to the development team.
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visa now, or in the future for this job opening.
  • High standards for personnel. Hire the best, deal with performance issues.

Desired experience and skills

  • Direct SW engineering management experience.
  • Direct experience with the Industrial Automation industry.
  • A bend toward technology, particularly with respect to next generation software technology.
  • Ability to make decisions and filter to keep developers focused during dynamic times.
  • Knowledge and experience with alternative software development best practices.

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