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Manager of Software Engineering
Date Posted:  6/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #3867
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: PlanoTexas
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We are hiring for a Manager of Software Engineering for a cutting-edge financial platforms to provide growth and solutions for a top nationally known home mortgage lender. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Moorpark, LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide leadership in empowering and guiding technology teams delivering value to our customers by leveraging Agile methodologies to providing quality and timely results
  • Lead the team in recommending, evaluating and decision-making in making technology choices and decisions
  • Proactive contributor that is calm under pressure, with an eagerness to learn and share with the team
  • Work and communicate with product and business managers and owners as well as across technical teams to collaborate, plan and execute in a quality and efficient manner
  • Working with technology architects to plan and execute the best solution for the business, looking at reusability, extensibility, and maintainability
  • Evangelize coding guidelines, design patterns and the importance of testing
  • Construct and maintain an environment and culture of integrity, trust, feedback, and continuous improvement
  • Play a key role in hiring, retention, and growth of talent: attract, evaluate, coach and mentor technical staff
  • Motivate the team and enthusiastically rally them around delivering against a wide variety of organizational initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience in leading software engineering teams
  • Deep and thorough understanding of modern JavaScript and Node.js
  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or Engineering or a related field
  • Serverless technology architecture, development and delivery experience (preferably using AWS Lambda, AWS API Gateway, AWS EventBridge)
  • NoSQL experience (preferably AWS DynamoDB)
  • Cloud based security experience (preferably AWS services such as AWS Cognito, AWS Secrets Manager)
  • DevOps infrastructure-as-code experience (preferably AWS CDK, AWS SAM)
  • Proficiency with latest UI frameworks (React, NextJS, Webpack, State management)
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, connecting directly and effectively with cross-functional stakeholders at various levels
  • A strong ability to coach and mentor engineers, helping them develop their skills and advance their careers
  • Experience with designing and developing complex, robust, and highly scalable production services and applications using modern frameworks, tools, and systems
  • A passion for learning, continuous improvement, sharing, and working in a team environment