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Software Development Engineering Manager - Direct Hire opportunity in Renton

Bellevue, WA
Post #: 25
Our client is looking for a Software Development Manager to apply their skills and experience leading web and software applications following software development best practices to ensure that their products meet customer expectations, achieve critical time to market, and deliver business value. You will be responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, test, development, and deployment of critical applications that serve and support our customers. You will have a broad technical background, exceptional project management skills, extensive background in managing high throughput applications/systems, are motivated, and can motivate, mentor, and lead a team of engineers.

You will work closely with our product team to assess the testing strategy to fulfill customer and business needs. This analysis will support the implementation and deployment of new business functionality through our agile software development lifecycle. This position requires a highly motivated individual who is comfortable with rapid changes in direction and environment. The successful candidate will be customer oriented, results driven and passionate about delivering innovative quality services to delight our customers.

Essential Tasks and Duties:

Hire, train, supervise, motivate, and develop your engineering staff.
Manage sprints, feature delivery, and overall development schedules.
Own your product(s) from a technical aspect; ensure it achieves business function, operational and user performance; Implement/monitor metrics, logging, and instrumentation to achieve above; Track, communicate, and resolve issues.
Assign duties and monitor quality of work; assure engineering staff follow development best practices, methodologies, and processes.
Provide day-to-day guidance and oversight of direct reports; actively works to promote and recognize performance.
Keep up to date on overall activities of the team, identify issues early and take constructive, corrective actions.
Responsible for engineering deliverables in release planning by analyzing scope, requirements and risks and provides estimations of test deliverables.
Ensure software solutions meet customer requirements for usability and functionality.
Communicate status of release plan and deployments.
Diagnose and document advanced application issues received from customer support.
Perform other duties as assigned by manager.
Additional Responsibilities and Duties:

Follow all company policies and procedures.
Perform all other duties as required.
Overtime as required.
Travel as required
Knowledge and Skills:

PHP and open source tools required.
Demonstrated proficiency in building and managing high performance engineering teams.
Experience building and operating highly available and utilized applications and services.
Strong leadership, organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
Ability to set goals, manage priorities and achieve scheduled deadlines.
Ability to understand business initiatives and how to apply the correct technical solution to meet requirements, business goal, and customer expectations within cost/time/resource constraints.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong attention to detail and follow through.
Ability to troubleshoot and isolate issues.
Passionate orientation and attention to customers.
Commitment to excellence and high standards.
Ability to thrive in a dynamic and challenging work environment. Able to set goals and achieve scheduled deadlines.

BS or equivalent degree in computer science or related field.

5+ years relevant work experience in software development.

To apply, please forward your Word resume to:
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