Software Engineering Manager

in Rockville, MD

Job #:271719

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 04/12/2019

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Job Title:  Software Engineering Manager

Location:  Rockville, MD

Industry:  Financial/ IT

Terms:  Contract-to-Hire / Permanent

Job Title Job Summary:

Do you have experience with commercial software, startups, chaos engineering, AWS cloud? Are you excited about servant leadership for teams of 5-10 creating software delivering measurable value? Then we would like to hear from you!

Job Title Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure delivery of high quality, highly reliable software solutions
  • Provide leadership to the team to include hiring, coaching and mentoring of varied levels of software engineers
  • Work with technical leads, architects and product owners to ensure the team’s work is aligned with enterprise-level architectural standards and solution delivered is of the highest quality
  • Act as an expert technical resource for enterprise architecture, solution architecture, and software development
  • Be an effective and high energy technical leader that serves as an advocate and change agent with respect to Agile practices
  • Steer the direction of Agile development efforts for one or more enterprise-level development initiatives
  • Assess current software development practices and principles to identify and implement process and software improvements
  • Ability to communicate business goals to software engineering team and team accomplishments to senior staff members.
  • Consistently deliver solutions on a regular schedule, communicate changes and coordinate with integrated teams to ensure application reliability.

Job Title Job Requirements:

  • Prior role as Manager for a web software development team, including:
  • Managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams
  • Managing risks, escalation and production support
  • Communicating with senior management
  • Providing leadership to business analysts
  • Collaborating with customers
  • Developing strategies and solutions of high business value while becoming a trusted partner of business users and executives
  • Strong and creative problem-solving abilities
  • (This is not a professional consultant, “mentor”, “coach” role.)
  • Strong technical background
  • Experience as technical lead or architect on a software team
  • Able to evaluate complex project risks and issues accurately and objectively
  • Understand, promote and easily talk to the tenets of building high quality software
  • Experience in implementing design patterns and ability to adapt to changing patterns quickly
  • ‘Big picture’ thinker who can look ahead to long-term impacts to the decisions made
  • Motivational leader
  • Passionate and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace
  • Manage personalities to ensure a strong team environment


Desired Experience

  • Java technology stack and best practices
  • AWS cloud technology
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum environments
  • Experience with implementing process improvements to raise the bar of software quality and delivery


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group / Yes, provided the client
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Yes, sponsorship is being considered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Yes, C2C candidates are being considered


How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online


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