Manager, Software Architect

Location
College Park, Maryland
Posted
Apr 11, 2018
Closes
Apr 20, 2018
Ref
106535
Function
IT, IT Architect
Hours
Full Time

The Manager of Software Architecture is responsible for overseeing the continuous integration process, coordinating with the platform engineering team on application server environments, leading the process for choosing standard development libraries and frameworks.

The Manager leads a team of software engineers and performs a range of managerial duties including interviewing, hiring, terminations, salary adjustments, mentoring, coaching, performance review, and staff development. The position manages the day-to-day development activities and is responsible for the associated tasks within the software development life cycle, including project management, planning, coordination, testing, documentation, and ensuring the quality of deliverables. The Manager is expected to provide consistent and clear written and verbal communications, monitor individual and team progress, and proactively address schedule issues as necessary. At times, this position requires hands-on software development to complete initiatives on time.

As a member of the leadership team, the Manager will provide progress briefings as needed, serve as a backup to the Assistant Director, participate in activities to fulfill the department’s mission, and perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. AND EXPERIENCE:  7 years’ experience managing projects, including 1-3 years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role.

OR

7 years’ of software development experience, including at least 1 year as a manager, supervisor or other leadership role and 5 years experience in object oriented design and development.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

-Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of project management;
-Ability to communicate effectively orally, and in writing; and
-Ability to express technical concepts clearly and succinctly;
-Leadership, managerial or supervisory ability;

 

PREFERENCES:

1 or more years of experience using Agile methodology and SCRUM.

Experience with Java design and development.

Experienced in the usage of ServiceNow and the Atlassian suite of software development tools and services.

PMP Certification preferred

 

Closing date: 04/20/2018

Please apply at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/59215

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