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Software Engineering Manager

Date Posted: 5/30/2023

Job #1629110
Dallas, Texas

We have partnered with our client in their search for an Interim Software Engineering Manager who will be lead a core platform team -- all Microsoft stack.


  • Direct the engineering and deployment of significant delivery projects in accordance with specified technical requirements, schedules and budgets, including Agile methodologies.
  • Oversee the planning, design, engineering, testing and deployment of application projects in conjunction with a variety of resources, which may include Waterfall or Agile approaches.
  • IT Development leadership responsibilities includes but is not limited to leading the technology team responsible for customized coding, software integration, analysis, configuring solutions, or using tools & technologies to configure or generate a solution.
  • Develop departmental plans, including business, financial, production and/or organizational priorities based on IT and focuses on long-term operations planning and performance, and broader business objectives and priorities.
  • Apply an in-depth understanding of systems engineering and administration and a basic understanding of other IT disciplines in guiding and coaching team members.
  • Identify and resolve complex technical, operational, and organizational problems. Impact results by supporting the funding of projects, products, services, and/or technologies.
  • Maintain appropriate Risk Profile through owning the first line of Risk defense, proactively identifying risks, and implementing the necessary mitigations where warranted.
  • Partner effectively with 2nd line of defense, Auditor, and regulators to ensure Risk is identified and mitigated appropriately.
  • May play lead role or technical consultant role in large or complex projects or initiatives.
  • Has full management responsibilities for teammates: hiring, disciplinary, coaching, terminating, performance reviews.
  • Act as an Agile champion.
  • Primarily responsible for delivering high quality working software and automating manual/reusable tasks.
  • Leverage engineering practices to deliver business value.
  • Responsible for oversight of software engineering and unit testing, and supporting integration and functional testing.
  • Oversee warranty support and knowledge transfer to production support.
  • Ensure developed code is in accordance with the acceptance criteria established by the Product Owner.

Skills Required

  • Equivalent education and experience, which could include any combination of eight years of experience in IT software engineering.
  • Five years' relevant business experience (i.e. making technical-related decisions on the business side).
  • Five years' experience in leadership experience over a Software Engineering team
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge, skills and usage of: HTML5, CSS, C Sharp Frameworks, JavaScript, Angular, ReactJS, .Net, CSS3, JavaScript, SQL Server, UI/UX, API (Rest/Soap), etc.
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of technology trends, competitive environment, regulatory requirements and trends, and IT strategies employed to continually meet the demands of clients and regulators.
  • Solid understanding and experience on C#, ASP.NET, TypeScript, OWASP, CI/CD, Web APIs.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Web Service technologies (WCF, Web API/REST) and cloud platform like Azure DevOps.
  • Ability to translate enterprise level strategic planning information into software and data management needs, create business plans, and turn them into effective business solutions.
  • Executive level communications skills, including, strong negotiation/facilitation/presentation skills and experience negotiating with vendors for relevant products and services.
  • Ability to solve unique and highly complex technical, operational, and organizational problems.
  • Ability to lead and manage the performance of multiple teams against a set of financial and operational objectives.
  • Experience managing projects with enterprise-wide implications from conception through implementation.
  • Full understanding of Agile methodology.

Title: Software Engineering Manager

Location: Remote in the U.S. - residing in Central or Eastern Time Zones

Client Industry: Financial Services, Insurance

Pay Rate: $75-$85/hour

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