What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SAAS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a startup environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

What you’ll be doing…
We are seeking a Software Engineering Manager with extensive hands on experience building complex, large-scale SaaS products. The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader with a passion for technology and a proven track record in building high performance teams. The role requires a manager who is up to date with the latest technologies and trends as well as best practices in agile & continuous delivery.

The Software Engineering Manager will be capable of partnership and collaboration with various cross-functional departments heads in Customer Operations, Product Management and within Research and Development as well as leading a large number of cross-functional engineers within a number of delivery teams.

This is a highly technical role that will be a key influencer in and decision maker in architecture, design and delivery decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Build high performing teams of innovative software professionals by mentoring, coaching and developing internal talent and recruiting industry top talent.
  • Develop, maintain and improve our delivery processes and systems.
  • Champion innovation across the organisation.
  • Drive efficiency in the team to maximise customer value and minimise waste.
  • Work with internal resources to scope development projects, including deliverables, timelines and budgets etc.
  • Lead architecture and technical designs reviews.
  • Lead the team through a transition to Continuous Delivery, driving automation of build, deployment and test.
  • Provide direction to direct and indirect reports in the performance of their duties, establishing work priorities, and in achieving company initiatives.
  • Provide recommendations and assist in determining which projects to prioritise and make the trade-off between technical debt and new functionality.
  • Remove impediments to ease the development path. Drive down the cycle time from idea to customer value.
  • Implement technical strategy and govern across various development teams.
  • Manage and provide technical and motivational leadership to multiple teams.
  • Ensure appropriate engineering resourcing is in place to deliver the business needs.

What we’re looking for...

Requirements:

  • 5+ years proven experience in a Software Development Management role.
  • Excellent OOP knowledge and experience. .NET Core, Angular, Native Mobile a distinct advantage.
  • Experience with large scale SQL and NoSQL technologies.
  • Experience delivering and owning micro-services in a SAAS environment.
  • Experience in measuring and improving performance of production systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Experience of leading multiple development teams in parallel.
  • Experience managing upwards of 10 engineers directly.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of modern software development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban/Lean/XP), including Sizing, Estimation, Velocity, Burn-down charts, Burn-up charts, Cycle Times, Cumulative Flow, Pair Programming, BDD, TDD.
  • Experience in highly scalable, highly available platforms.
  • Experience in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & Automation.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.