Senior Manager - Software Engineering
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Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.
You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.
At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.
The Sr Manager of Software Engineering oversees a team of developers who design, develop and maintain the operation of web applications with a specific emphasis on usability, performance and scalability. The manager ensures the application development and implementation is of a consistently high standard, follows the SDLC framework, architectural design, and meets requirements.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Delegates tasks to, organizes, mentors and motivates a team of software developers
Fosters a culture of continuous improvement in all areas of technology and instills the principles of this culture in a team of 2-8 skilled developers
Works together with senior software developers to plan and execute projects
Follows, and assures team adherence to SDLC framework
Review of the product architectural design, requirements specifications, and test specifications
Determine and/or approve estimates for development tasks
Design, develop, debug and deploy software within the scheduled timeframe
Technical assessment of the impact of any changes to product requirements
Provision of day-to-day technical guidance to other members of the project team
Alert the Development Lead and Project Manager to any issues that may cause variance to the project schedule and require remedial action to be taken
Highlight, review and mitigate technical risks
Provide the project team with support and guidance on project specific processes, procedures, tools, and techniques
Contribute to the continued improvement of the organization’s development procedures by looking for opportunities for improvement and implementing solutions
Resolution of technical issues in conjunction with team members
Technical point of contact with Test and Documentation, responsible for delivery of required technical information
Ensure that designs, code, and unit tests are consistent, robust, and scalable
Identification of technology training requirements
Work with Director of Applications Development in the development and administration of the departmental budget
Steward of process improvement initiatives
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s polices and applicable laws
Responsible for interviewing potential candidates, hiring, training, oversight of daily activities and performance appraisals of his/her employees
BS/BA in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
Formal Project Management training
- 5 plus years of Java Development preferred
Desirable: 1 to 2 years of project management or direct management related activities
Desirable: Experience working within the medical laboratory industry
Desirable: Prior supervisory experience
Knowledge and understanding of current web development platforms and methodologies
Knowledge and understanding of internet operations and functionality, and of a wide range of internet programming and design tools
Knowledge of the Internet, ftp, telnet and the ability to develop website documents
Knowledge of system development techniques, hardware, data communications, problem analysis and troubleshooting
Excellent organizational, problem solving and decision making ability
Ability to effectively manage time and schedules
Strategic planning skills
Ability to evaluate new and evolving website technologies
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
In-depth technical knowledge related to software development and information systems management
Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.
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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.