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What you’ll be doing...
We are seeking a Software Engineering Manager with extensive hands-on experience building complex, large-scale SaaS products. The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader with a passion for technology and a proven track record in building high performance teams. The role requires a manager who is up to date with the latest technologies and trends as well as best practices in agile & continuous delivery.
The Software Engineering Manager will be capable of partnership and collaboration with various cross-functional departments heads in Customer Operations, Product Management and within Research and Development as well as leading a large number of cross-functional engineers within a number of delivery teams. This is a highly technical role that will be a key influencer in and decision maker in architecture, design and delivery decisions.
Build high performing teams of innovative software professionals by mentoring, coaching and developing internal talent and recruiting industry top talent.
Develop, maintain and improve our delivery processes and systems.
Champion innovation across the organisation.
Drive efficiency in the team to maximise customer value and minimise waste.
Work with internal resources to scope development projects, including deliverables, timelines and budgets etc.
Lead architecture and technical design reviews.
Lead the team through a transition to Continuous Delivery, driving automation of build, deployment and test.
Provide direction to direct and indirect reports in the performance of their duties, establishing work priorities, and in achieving company initiatives.
Provide recommendations and assist in determining which projects to prioritise and make the trade-off between technical debt and new functionality.
Remove impediments to ease the development path. Drive down the cycle time from idea to customer value.
Implement technical strategy and govern across various development teams.
Manage and provide technical and motivational leadership to multiple teams.
Ensure appropriate engineering resourcing is in place to deliver the business needs.
This hybrid role will have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days as set by the manager
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or Sixor more years or work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Proven experience in a Software Development Management role.
Excellent OOP knowledge and experience. .NET Core, Angular, Native Mobile a distinct advantage.
Experience with large scale SQL and NoSQL technologies.
Experience delivering and owning microservices in a SAAS environment.
Experience managing upwards of 10 engineers directly.
Excellent knowledge and experience of modern software development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban/Lean/XP), including Sizing, Estimation, Velocity, Burn-down charts, Burn-up charts, Cycle Times, Cumulative Flow, Pair Programming, BDD, TDD.
Even better if you have one or more of the following…
Bachelor’s degree in computer science
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in measuring and improving performance of production systems.
Experience in highly scalable, highly available platforms.
Experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & Automation.
Verizon is committed to maintaining a Total Rewards package which is competitive, valued by our employees, and differentiates us as an Employer of Choice.
We are a ‘pay for performance’ company and your contribution is rewarded through competitive salaries, performance-based incentives and an employee Stock Program. We create an opportunity for us all to share in the success of Verizon and the value we help to create through this broad-based discretionary equity award program.
Your benefits are market competitive and delivered by some of the best providers.
You are provided with a full spectrum of health and wellbeing resources, including a first in-class Employee Assistance Program, to empower you to make positive health decisions.
We offer generous paid time off benefits to help you manage your work life balance and opportunities for flexible working arrangements*.
Verizon provides training and development for all levels, to help you enhance your skills and develop your career, from funding towards education assistance, award-winning training, online development tools and access to industry research.
You will be able to take part in volunteering opportunities as part of our environmental, community and sustainability commitment.
Your benefits package will vary depending on the country in which you work.
Diversity & Inclusion
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Please note, in countries where there is a COVID-19 related government order or rule, Verizon is required to ensure that all employees accessing our workplace comply with these mandatory requirements. If you work in one of these locations, you will be required to provide us with your vaccination status prior to joining. If this, or any other COVID related requirement applies in your location, we will notify you about this before you start work.