Manager, Software Engineering

DrugDev - Frederick, MD (30+ days ago)3.6

Job Description
Summary of Essential Job Functions

Design, manage, and contribute to the development of new features and applications.
Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement
Working with on-site and remote team to optimize performance (velocity, burndown, quality, successful product review) Unit testing and functional testing of new functionality.
Support customers and professional services as required to address any questions or resolve any issues related to the DrugDev Spark platform.
Day-to-day management of on-site and remote developers including but not limited to: appraisals, mentoring, aligning skills and work, negotiating conflicts, tracking performance against development goals, and team building
Review of functional specifications and other validation deliverables.
Coordinate release management activities, including alignment with quality and validation processes
Serve as the back-up to senior engineering staff for releases and other duties when others are unavailable
Recruit and onboard new software engineers
Provide technical thought leadership and help evaluate emerging technologies and 3rd party products
Management of the hosted solution including monitoring, security and vulnerability testing, performance, and disaster Recovery
Provide oversight and support of non-platform software
Promote the agile process within the team including the identification/training of the scrummaster, pushing the team towards the goal of a self-managing scrum, and helping rollout best practice
Other duties as assigned


Technical/functional expertise .
Decision making
Customer focus
Conflict management
Energy, motivation and work rate
Project management
People management
Commercial acumen
Business leadership

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does have responsibility for managing people.

Minimum Experience Requirements

BS in a related field (CS, Math) or comparable experience
Graduate degree desirable
At least 10 years of web application development experience or 5 years of web application experience plus graduate training
Fewer years of experience will be acceptable with directly relevant coding expertise
3+ years managing teams
Skill Requirements

Well versed with software engineering practices and continuous improvement of process and software.
Familiarity with emerging technologies and trends in software development
Experience with C# .NET, JS React, or similar web framework.
Exceptional leadership and people development skills
Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills and the ability to interact with and influence internal and external stakeholders
Attention to detail
Ability to manage wide range of personality types, on-site and remote
Understanding clinical trial and protocols
Knowledge and experience with 21 CFR Part 11 and GXP
Focus on quality, results and orientation toward accomplishing strategic organizational goals.
Ability to handle multiple, rapidly hanging and sometimes conflicting priorities

Job ID: R1015211