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Software Engineering Manager

Company: Acara Solutions
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSoftware Engineer Manager opportunity available within Digital Solutions.MAJOR DUTIES:Administrative and technical management of the software development and support teams. -Software development and strategic lead for the -Manufacturing Intelligence Product Roadmap. -Works with Our Clients Innovation Centre in developing innovation solutions & completion of projects as assigned by the Director, Digital Services.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:Team Leadership & Culture: -Plan, organize, direct and control the activities of the Software Department using knowledge of the agile development process, general engineering principles and knowledge of Controls Software and full stack Software Design principles.Manage Agile sprint planning and product backlog and goalsManage the resources and processes of software development, technical documentation, product testing and the release schedule. -Conduct employee performance evaluations, and initiate personnel actions for staff reporting to him/her.Develop solutions and offerings for automotive, energy and Life Science industries. This includes but is not limited to customer defined specifications, GAMP, cGMP, ISO, DN and other corporate, national and/or international standards. -Review and approve the effort and technical feasibility of all product deployments in collaboration with Product Manager, Digital Services. -Determine the required development effort, risks and required conditions and scope of project-based product development.Support employee development by analyzing needs through annual plansEstablish resource requirements, skills and organizational needs that will sustain adequate capacity and leadership within the department.Coach team members on A3s, RCCAs, cost benefit analysis, process developmentFacilitate daily scrum meetingsDeploy Visual Management tools -Develop, deploy and manage Team KPIs (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, Cost, and Employee Engagement)Set objectives on a yearly basis that align with business unit objectives and track progress throughout the year on those objectives.Provide engineering expertise to overcome and correct problems and technical difficulties. -Determine skills and staff requirements for team and hire appropriate resources to meet targets.Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Code of Business Conduct.Customer Satisfaction:Provide subject matter expertise in the quotation and deployment process. -Recommend and execute metrics on customer satisfaction. -Maintain overall customer satisfaction by anticipating and preventing issues before they become customer concerns and by optimizing resources.Operate with key technical personnel at the customer site to position our client as key to their success and to influence subsequent buying decisions. -Financial Performance:Build and manage departmental budget based on annual plan and targets. -Ensure optimal utilization of resources within the team. -Manage the team within the budget parameters by forecasting, implementing and defining resource plans and alerting Director to prevent budget over-runs.Quality Improvement:Recommend and direct the implementation of best practices to improve quality.Execute our clients Business Model, lean and continuous improvement projects. -Measure and report on quality performance data.Job RequirementsEducation:A post-secondary technology diploma or degree or equivalent, specializing in computer science, engineering, electronics, electrical or controls technology.Experience:Five to ten years of leading a software development team utilizing Agile development methodologies. Deep knowledge of .NET and Microsoft development environments and associated architectures.Several years of experience in the design and implementation of manufacturing control systems, MES or software systems for industrial automation projects. -This includes manager or hands-on experience in programming and trouble-shooting with current PLC hardware, MES or SCADA Platforms and programming software.Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

Keywords: Acara Solutions, Somerville , Software Engineering Manager, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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