Software Engineer Manager - SAP

8 - 10 years experience  •  Retail & Consumer Goods

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18
Atlanta, GA
8 - 10 years experience
Retail & Consumer Goods
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18

Job ID: 117581

POSITION PURPOSE
As a SOFTWARE ENGINEER MANAGER – SAP, you will be given a chance to contribute to the products we create and help grow the next generation of engineering talent. 
In addition, you will be given the chance to work with our most strategic vendors to ensure that 3rd party tools and applications are readily available to all product teams that are interested in using them.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
30% – Delivery & Execution: 
Collaborates and pairs with product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) tocreate secure, reliable, scalable software solutions 
Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met 
Writes custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and test cases 
Works with vendors and partners (especially SAP and related partner applications) for the successful implementation of critical tooling and platforms 
Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively 
Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, and engineering empowerment 
Evaluates new technologies for adoption across the enterprise 
Participates in and leads review board sessions to drive consistency across the enterprise 
Fills in on product teams for engineers who are out of the office

10% – Support & Enablement: 
Fields questions from engineers, product teams, or support teams 
Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams 
Provides application support for software running in production 
Acts as a technical escalation point for the engineers on the team

50% – People: 
Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Software Engineers 
Attracts, retains, and develops top talent to build a world class Software Engineering Team 
Conducts annual and mid-year reviews by reviewing individual development plans and team feedback 
Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across product teams, and finds opportunities to expose engineers to career interests 
Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices 
Guides team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks within and across product teams 
Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice) 
10% – Learning: 
Learns, through reading, tutorials, and videos, new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations 
Builds relationships with technology leaders at other companies to learn best practices and elegant solutions to common problems

NATURE AND SCOPE
Typically reports to the Software Engineer Sr. Manager, Technology Director or Sr. Director.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment: 
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
Mastery of an object oriented programming language (preferably SAP ABAP)
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degreeprogram or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 7 years
Physical Requirements:
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity tomove about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

5-7 years of relevant work experience leading/managing SAP development and support teams
Deep knowledge and experience in Financial business processes especially as they pertain toconfiguration and development within an SAP environment.
Specific SAP modules include: AP/AR/FI-GL/CO/Assets/Proj Systems/Procurement/IM/Banking/Treasury/Inventory/3rd party integrations, SAP BW integrations, Solution Manager 7.2, etc.
Mastery of a modern web application framework such as WebDynpro, Fiori, Screen Personas
Mastery of writing SQL queries against a relational database including DB2 and HANA
Mastery of modern product development processes and pipelines 
Proficient in effective troubleshooting and issue resolution techniques 
Proficient in effective system monitoring and log analysis techniques 
Capable of understanding complicated systems quickly 
Experience in guiding more junior team members through Software Engineering fundamentals in a professional setting 
Experience managing and growing team members in a professional setting 
Experience balancing workloads across teams 
Experience managing vendor relationships 
Experience with translating high level strategy to tactical execution

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Attracts Top Talent: Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs 
Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders 
Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals 
Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals 
Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives 
Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences 
Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization s goals 
Drives Engagement: Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives 
Drives Vision and Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action 
Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear 
Organizational Savvy: Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics 
Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

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