West Corporation
- Software Engineering Manager - (Startup Environment)
At a glance
Location: US-WA-Seattle Map
Posted: 08/16/2019
Closing: 09/15/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Job description

Flowroute, a West company, is looking to add a Software Engineering Manager to our Seattle WA, office.  The core focus of this position will be responsible for managing a variety of software engineering tasks including organize development efforts including product software development lifecycle (SDLC) planning, projects, and delegation of tasks according to established policies and procedures; oversee technical review including design reviews, software requirements, and project evaluations; identify and recommend procedural enhancements designed to streamline and improve the overall efficiency of departmental operations.
Key Responsibilities:
•Works with the VP of Engineering and TPM to understand delivery goals and challenges.
•Focus will be on architectural decisions and guidance, code reviews, improving the estimation of stories and KPI’s around sprints.
•Day to day management of engineering activities and teams.
•Establish and maintain a professional relationship with internal/external customers, team members and department contacts.
•Provide technical consulting leadership and direction on assigned technical projects/tasks including selection of methods, techniques, prioritization and criteria to obtain quality results.

Job requirements

•Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, MIS, management or a related field required. Equivalent work experience in a similar position may be substituted for educational requirements.
•Minimum of five years increasingly responsible experience in software development required. Minimum two years supervisory or lead experience required.  Project management experience preferred.
•Technical knowledge of one or more of the following languages, Python (Django/Flask), Golang, C/C , PostgreSQL, Java is required.
•Technical knowledge of Linux (Debian based distros), containerization, Ansible, and Amazon Web Services (Kinesis Firehose, Redshift, RDS, Lambdas, DynamoDB, S3, EC2, ECS, Fargate, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, etc) is preferred.
•Experienced with Agile software development methodologies is required.
Technical knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design. CI/CD, (de)coupled systems, monolith vs micro services is required.  Intermediate knowledge of MS Suite of office software packages preferred.
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Applications will be accepted through 8/28/19.
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Software Engineering Manager - (Startup Environment)