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Software Development Manager

Renton, WA 98057

Posted: 11/29/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Software Job Number: 19179

Position Title: Software Development Manager 

Position Description: Our south of Seattle client is looking to bring on a SW Dev. Mgr. for a new role including healthy salary, pension, and annual bonus.  The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a people manager and coding skills in one or more of C++, Java, C#, Node.js, or Golang.  You will manage  4-7 direct reports.

Required Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s or Master’ s degree or equivalent in a technical field (Engineering, Computer Science, Science, etc.)
  • 3-5 years  of  experience managing  or leading  a team of highly skilled software developers.
  • 3-5 years  of  prior experience developing software for distributed multi-threaded solutions.
  • Adept at understanding technical issues in order to assess project risk and facilitate their resolution.
  • Experience defining and managing an area of responsibility with the ability to step in and take initiative.
  • Must demonstrate confidence in ability to manage highly skilled direct reports who may have a greater level of knowledge and higher compensation than this position.
  • Must have experience in  managing or leading  complex  technical projects (custom software development).
  • Able to effectively motivate team members to set and achieve the corporate and individual goals.
  • Capable of adept navigation of a complex stakeholder environment including management of stakeholder expectations.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with an ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills  producing clear and unambiguous communications.
  • Ability to self-manage and exhibit grace under pressure.
  • Familiarity with  Agile  development methodology.
  • Ability to effectively communicate goals, schedule, status, issues and risks to multiple levels both internal and external to the organization.


Desired Job Qualifications:
  • Coding skills in one or more of C++, Java, C#, Node.js, or Golang.
  • Ability to conduct code reviews and vet team member’ s estimates.
  • Ability to coach team members in “ best development practices”.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a budget.
  • Management experience involving technology within the telecommunications industry.
  • Familiarity  with  SAFe methodology.
  • Certification in a management oriented discipline.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for leading, supporting, coaching, and developing Software Engineering personnel  that support the development of software.
  • Responsible for personnel management, including employment and performance management.
  • Responsible for successfully managing project budget.
  • Work cross-functionally with  Product Management  and other teams to ensure successful execution of the program.
  • Work collaboratively with Product and Project Managers to plan, drive, and monitor projects. 
  • Manage team development and/or reviews of product  deliverables.
  • Identify opportunities to for improvement in all facets of the Agile SDLC.
  • Responsible for monitoring status, managing issues, and escalating when appropriate. 
  • Manage resources and resource conflicts as necessary to ensure work stream success.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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