Engineering Manager

Location: West Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

As an Engineering Manager, you will be given a chance to contribute to the products we create, help grow the next generation of engineering talent, and help shape the technology strategy of the enterprise. In addition, you will be given the chance to work with our most strategic vendors to ensure that 3rd party tools and applications are readily available to all product teams that are interested in using them. The Engineering Manager will also play a part in driving change management and process improvement.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates and pairs with product team members (UX, engineering, and product management) to create secure, reliable, scalable software solutions
  • Ensures the solutions delivered improve the overall economics of the organization while taking into account the long-term costs associated with solutions implemented.
  • Documents, reviews and ensures that all quality and change control standards are met
  • Writes custom code or scripts to automate test cases, monitoring services, or other areas of automation.
  • Works with vendors and partners for the successful implementation of critical tooling and platforms
  • Creates meaningful dashboards, logging, alerting, and responses to ensure that issues are captured and addressed proactively
  • Contributes to enterprise-wide tools to drive destructive testing, automation, and engineering empowerment
  • Participates in and leads review board sessions to drive consistency across the enterprise
  • Makes suggestions that help drive operational excellence to create internal customer satisfaction and meet operational metrics
  • Identifies and enables ways to improve team productivity and efficiency
  • Identifies areas of duplicative work and redundant solutions that could be consolidated into enterprise services
  • Fills in on product teams for engineers who are out of the office
  • Fields questions from engineers, product teams, or support teams
  • Monitors tools and participates in conversations to encourage collaboration across product teams
  • Provides application support for software running in production
  • Acts as a technical escalation point for the engineers on the team
  • Provides leadership, mentoring, and coaching to Software Engineers
  • Attracts, retains, and develops top talent to build a world class Software Engineering Team
  • Conducts annual and mid-year reviews by reviewing individual development plans and team feedback
  • Fosters collaboration with team members to drive consistency across product teams, and finds opportunities to expose engineers to career interests
  • Acts as a proponent of modern software development practices
  • Guides team members in strategy, alignment, analysis, and execution tasks within and across product teams
  • Participates in and contributes to learning activities around modern software design and development core practices (communities of practice)
  • Learns, through reading, tutorials, and videos, new technologies and best practices being used within other technology organizations
  • Builds relationships with technology leaders at other companies to learn best practices and elegant solutions to common problems
  • Attracting and selecting the best talent to meet current and future business needs
  • Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals Business Insight:
  • Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization s goals
  • Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives Communicates Effectively
  • Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  • Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organizations goals
  • Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
  • Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear
  • Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics
  • Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

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