Software Development Manager
Job category: Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
Under the direction of the Software Manager, the Software Development Manager is someone who will be an integral part of Research & Development (R&D) that, through leadership and mentoring, designs the highest quality and industry leading software in accordance with company policies and procedures. Duties include knowing and understanding the importance of using the right tool for the job and is open to multiple design methodologies including agile and waterfall. The Manager keeps up with best practices and helps decide when and how to apply them. This position will spend 50% of their time performing software engineering tasks and the remaining 50% leading a team of 4-6 developers.
Primary Job Functions:
Task assignment for engineers on simultaneous projects.
Participate/lead cross functional meetings.
Provide technical leadership and mentoring for foreign and domestic engineers.
Software design and development.
Write and edit documentation for design and testing.
Project time estimation.
Reporting project status to Software Manager.
Reporting team contribution and performance to Software Manager.
Marginal Job Functions:
Other projects as needed.
Strong software engineering and general problem-solving skills.
Ability to adapt to new and changing technology.
Proven track record of on time completion of tasks.
Works well in a team environment.
Able to multitask.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse group of co-workers, customers and vendors.
Ability to work with overseas development groups.
Understand threading, synchronization and inter-process communications.
Understand network communication (TCP, UDP and RESTful APIs).
Ability to follow existing coding conventions.
Ability to identify and teach design patterns.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong sense of initiative and a sense of urgency, demonstrated by accomplishing tasks; improving current work processes; and assisting others when necessary
Unwavering attention to detail and commitment to world-class quality
Ability to embrace deadlines
Able to project a positive and professional demeanor to all internal and external contacts
Minimum of a bachelors degree required with a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or other Science / Technical Engineering preferred.
8 years of object-oriented programming in a language such as C++, C# or Java.
6 years of UI based application development.
2 years with built-in and integration unit testing.
5 years writing or editing technical documentation.
5 years or project sustaining or inheritance.
2 years project architecting in a team environment.
*Time needed to achieve this level can vary and be dependent on other factors.
Occasional business trips to Taiwan and China will be required.
We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.
Some of our outstanding benefits include:
- Health & Dental Insurance
- Company paid Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off benefits
- Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility
- Product discounts
- Wellness programs