The main purpose of this role is to lead a team of Software Engineers within one of the technology departments, delivering business critical projects whilst maintaining high morale, managing the day to day activities in an efficient and professional manner and ensuring all team targets are met as advised by management.
Responsible for and accountable to plan, lead, assign, supervise and control activities related to software development projects
Manage a team of software engineers, mentor technical staff in development processes, communicate with end-users, software quality assurance teams, and other departments interacting with the software development team, and report progress of all software development activities up to the senior management
Directly involved in the design and development of new software or modifications to existing software to meet our customers' needs
Accomplish this via communication and cooperation with other Project and Development managers, software development team members, SQA team, and end-users
Responsible to establish development plans, schedules and processes and then lead team members to produce software within those plans and schedules
Collaborate with User Experience, Product Management, Project Management, Software Engineers, Quality Assurance and Third party partners to conceive, prototype, document, create and deploy quality software, adhering to engineering best practices
Create and develop a team environment, including building collaborative relationships and participating cross-functional coalitions to ensure knowledge is shared across teams.
Define and drive consistent software engineering process and practices across the organization
Engage in hands-on, in-depth analysis, review and design of the software, including technical review and analysis of source code
Maintain current industry knowledge and trends, attending educational events and participates in committee work as appropriate
Manage staff of software engineers
Responsible for developing and executing software development plans, and manage schedules and resource allocation for the team
Responsible to ensure that software development work satisfies business requirements, complies with approved department procedures and standards, and meets our software quality objectives
Review and evaluate quality of work performed by programming staff
Prioritize, assign, and monitor work progress relative to schedule plans
Adjust levels of work effort and/or schedule expectations to ensure integrity of the software development plan
Takes ownership and delivery responsibility for special projects or initiatives
OpenArc is a technology consulting firm providing industry-leading technical talent placement, software development, and technology strategy services to clients nationwide. Through a unique blending of people and software, OpenArc has a business practice that delivers amazing enterprise, mobile and consumer-facing apps and the best talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placements for clients and partners alike.
Staffed with the most-trusted recruiting experts, elite software developers, UI/UX designers and market experts, our team provides clients with the best resources, the right techniques and world-class support resulting in powerful measurable success.