ENGINEERING MANAGER

3-10 years
15 days ago
Job Description

Overview

Glass, Lewis & Co., the leading independent provider of global governance and engagement support services is recruiting an Engineering Manager for their software development team in Manila, Philippines.

The ideal candidate will have experience managing teams in an agile development environment. As Engineering Manager, you will empower and energise your teams, focusing on competence development, providing functional-area leadership, and maintaining team integrity while ensuring delivery of quality cloud-based software solutions.

The Team

We are a highly professional self-organising team of software professionals working in a truly agile environment. Our culture is built on being open to new ideas and feedback, and we believe in building great software, technical excellence and having fun.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Advocate for the team and promote their successes, help them learn from their failures, and share key learnings throughout the organisation.
  • Instil accountability, autonomy and empowerment within your teams and manage the appropriate boundaries to achieve the result of having self-directed work teams.
  • Foster a culture of cooperation, mentoring and continuous improvement in your teams.
  • Ensure the teams have everything they need to deliver on their commitments.
  • Set clear goals for your team and monitor progress.
  • Regularly review team performance, collaborate with them on improvement initiatives.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and provide effective coaching for improvement.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to team members, arrange training and skills development for team members.
  • Stay abreast of the tools and technologies that the team are using so you can provide help and advice on technical difficulties that arise.
  • Work with the other Engineering Managers, Leaders and Scrum Masters to implement and maintain measurements across teams to monitor and sustain performance and product quality.
  • Drive the recruitment process for new team members.
  • Ensure effective product support mechanisms and rosters are in place.

Requirements:

We require a degree in computer science, or equivalent, and you should also have a minimum of 10 years software delivery experience in an enterprise environment. At least 3 years of this should have been spent in a managerial position.

Core Requirements:

  • Experience in a technical managerial role for at least ten years for a software development team in an agile environment.
  • Previous deep technical understanding and coding experience with C#, .Net and Entity Framework and Angular UI development framework.
  • Experience delivering highly scalable and performant applications on Azure cloud.
  • Experience managing highly skilled development team with a proven ability to lead the team through technical challenges.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good skills and knowledge of facilitation, continuous improvement, empowerment, and transparency.
  • Deep knowledge of agile methodologies - Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with agile development concepts and techniques - automated testing, user stories, TDD, BDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, pairing, etc.
  • Experience in working in a DevOps environment.

Nice to haves:

  • Azure cloud certification a distinct advantage
  • Experience with Azure DevOps

KMC is the largest Flexible Workspace provider and Talent Sourcing Provider, dedicated to delivering customer-centric and highly-flexible solutions to businesses seeking to establish or expand operations in the Philippines.KMC has the largest portfolio of serviced offices and coworking space in the Philippines while providing dedicated offshore virtual teams to its clients from the US, Australia, Europe and Singapore. In addition to coworking and private offices, KMC designs and builds entire leased office floors for its Enterprise clients.

Career Advice to Find Better