Agile Development Manager


Beverly, MA

Less than 5 years

Posted 235 days ago

  by    Risa Kahn

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Join a research innovator in a leadership role focused on development of people and practices and providing the framework for self-directed teams to successfully execute against their goals within an Agile organization.


Your Mission:

?       Manage 1-2 development teams with ~5-7 engineers each, with focus on content ingestion and transformation. These teams are instrumental in developing software for loading full text content and metadata into document systems.

?       Work directly with product owners and business representatives to provide business solutions from inception to operation.

?       Ensure that the whole team owns the quality of the products produced and maintains a balanced mindset across the engineering disciplines involved in delivering those products according to the ?definition of done?.

?       Be a guardian of world-class customer experience.

?       Stay abreast of industry/technology trends relevant to the Software Engineering discipline

?       Regularly review team performance, collaborate with them on improvement initiatives/experiments (PDSA Cycle), and understand the data, team and workflow.

?       Act as a servant leader to a team or a team of teams so that they are enabled to maximize the value they can deliver to the business. 

?       Foster a growth mind-set in all employees.

?       Foster and enable software craftsmanship and innovation.

?       Advocate for the team and promote their successes, celebrate their failures, and share key learnings throughout the organization.

?       Lead accountability, autonomy, and empowerment within your teams and manage the appropriate boundaries to achieve the result of having self-directed work teams.

?       Live the principles behind the Agile Manifesto and SAFe framework in all interactions and equip the team to do the same.


Skills and Experience you bring to the Organization:

?       3+ years?experience as a senior team lead or manager in an agile SW development environment/10+ years?experience in software development

?       3+ years?experience in Agile/Scrum/Kanban/SAFe

?       Proven track record in guiding, coaching, and mentoring development teams

?       Proven track record in attracting new talent and retaining key talent

?       2years?experience with Java development

?       Bachelor's Degree or equivalent


Reference # 8153 - Risa Kahn, Recruiting Manager