Manager Big Data Software Development

Location: North of Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The ideal candidate will have successful technical and people management leadership experience in a rapid growth environment, proven technical accomplishments, and proven experience bringing new products with high reliability to market using big data technologies.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical, process and product leadership in software engineering for the cloud data platform.
  • Work closely with product owners to ensure your team meets or exceeds product expectations in a timely manner.
  • Work diligently with the quality team to ensure your team meets or exceeds quality expectations.
  • Develop cross functional project plans to meet release milestones, ensuring releases are effectively communicated across the organization.
  • Develop, enhance and maintain agile software development methodologies to ensure maximum team productivity.
  • Drive software best practices, including design, code review and unit test development to ensure maximum software quality.
  • Provide employee development, team building and mentoring.
  • Responsible for recruiting, motivating, and directing the efforts of the software engineering team.
  • Implement the key corporate values of customer focus, accountability, performance and integrity.

Education & Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering
  • 7+ years experience in software development, demonstrating increased levels of responsibility and technical expertise.
  • 2+ years of people management experience, leading technical professionals (software developers, development managers, and/or technical program managers)-
  • 2+ years experience serving as a technical lead of a software development team.
  • Extensive experience developing mission critical applications to commercial/enterprise markets.
  • Extensive experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications, Deep understanding of big data processing
  • Experience using Apache Kafka and Apache Spark
  • Clear understanding of Agile development practices and Software Quality Assurance process.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership of both people and projects
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills are required
  • Focus on peer mentoring, code reviews, architectural consultancy and teamwork
  • Proven leadership with excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Energetic, motivated self-starter that is eager to excel.
  • Masters in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering (preferred)
  • Experience with service oriented architecture and software as a service products (preferred)
  • 2+ years’ experience using Apache Kafka and Apache Spark (preferred)
  • Healthcare industry experience for inpatient settings. (preferred)
  • Experience developing localized systems for worldwide distribution. (preferred)
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