Senior Manager - Software Development

Virtual Req #5726
05 July 2023
About Us: Prometric is a leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions to many of the world’s most recognized licensing and certification organizations, academic institutions, and government agencies. We support more than 7 million test takers annually at our testing locations in 180 countries around the world. With over three decades of experience working with clients of all sizes across a multitude of industry sectors, our mission is to design and deliver the highest quality and most innovative testing solutions anytime, anywhere.

Job Title: Senior Manager - Software Development


About the Role:


As our Senior Manager of Software Development, you will play a key role in shaping our software solutions and driving the success of our development teams. We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in software engineering and proven experience in managing and leading high-performing teams.


Your Key Responsibilities:


· Lead, mentor, and manage several teams of developers and SDETs, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software releases following agile principles.

· Foster an environment of collaborative decision-making and problem-solving across the teams.

· Actively identify and remove bottlenecks across the organization, taking ownership of process inefficiencies to ensure smooth operations.

· Devise and implement strategies for building a high-velocity, high-performance development organization, meeting our emerging customer needs.

· Identify areas for process evolution, creating and communicating a strategy to apply changes effectively.

· Liaise with the Architecture Team and Team Leads to align technology decisions with the company's architecture.

· Manage vendor and external relationships for the organization and participate in budgeting processes as necessary.

· Translate the high-level strategic vision into a clear and actionable technology roadmap, in partnership with your manager, product leads, and other business stakeholders.

· Clearly articulate the personnel and cultural needs that will elevate our engineering organization to the next level.

· Develop robust, scalable, and well-designed software solutions with a focus on security, quality, and maintainability.

· Promote best software engineering practices through software code reviews and continuous process improvements.

· Mentor junior software developers on design patterns and development best practices.

· Research and introduce new tools and processes to improve quality and efficiency.

· Participate in staff recruitment, performance assessments, training, and career development activities.


Your Skills and Experience:


· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.

· Proven track record of leading teams using agile. Experience with SAFe preferred.

· Solid understanding of software engineering principles.

· Experience with high scalability projects involving cloud-based infrastructure design and implementation.

· Experience with Microsoft .NET stack, Web technologies and services such as REST, and SOAP.

· Experience with version control and branching (e.g., Git, Gitflow), as well as Scrum/Agile development methodologies.

· Experience with Azure DevOps and cloud ecosystems (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud), Docker, and Kubernetes is a plus.

· Strong problem-solving ability, analytical skills, and communication skills.


Your Profile:


· You are a self-motivated leader with a passion for building high-quality systems while leading and mentoring a team of developers.

· You are flexible, open-minded, and eager to learn new domains quickly.

· Your strong communication skills enable you to collaborate effectively with all stakeholders, including customers, senior management, and other business leaders.


Join us as we continue to create cutting-edge software solutions in a collaborative, dynamic environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Prometric is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring based on sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.

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