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Software - Engineering Manager (.NET)


DealerSocket | Engineering - CRM | San Clemente, CA

Job Purpose Summary

Engineering Managers are responsible for providing agile coaching and technical mentorship to guide the tactical execution of their team(s) development projects. They are responsible for the administrative duties and management of software and quality assurance engineers. Engineering Managers are expected to work closely with product owners and scrum masters to ensure product backlogs are clearly defined, prioritized and well understood by the teams. In addition, the Manager is responsible for adopting, maintaining and implementing best practices with the scrum masters, software engineers, test engineers and QA through example, guidance and training.


Essential Job Duties

Lead, mentor and support a highly effective team of passionate engineers fostering a healthy agile culture.

Enable a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation and excellence while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our engineering organization

Participate in strategic planning meetings with product management, architecture and design

Contribute to technical engineering designs, resource management and implementations

Manage the delivery of software using Agile best practices

Build cross department relationships centered on executing company strategy

Exemplify DealerSocket cultural values Solve complex software engineering tasks, while maintaining coding standards and practices

Communicate effectively with team members, internal and external customers

Measure KPI’s such as velocity, estimation accuracy and defect percentages

Assist in training new engineers by leading technical courses

Skills & Requirements

Job Qualifications

Education BS, MS, MBA or Ph.D in Computer Science or related technical discipline


10+ Years Software Engineering- preferred

Experience with architectural design recommendation and guidance

Experience in an Agile/Scrum environment Software development experience building enterprise SaaS cloud based solutions

Demonstrated experience leading the design, development, delivery and maintenance of large scale and high performance platforms

Knowledge of release management and deployment workflow processes, from development release through production deployment

Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build productive cross-¬departmental relationships and motivate team members. Positive, can-do attitude and value collaboration a must

Experience with object oriented code, .Net, C#, HTML, CSS, SQL Server, Front End Web, Web Services

Technical expertise that enables meaningful conversations with product architects & engineers

Other Abilities

Accuracy and attention to detail Professional demeanor Works effectively in a team setting

Works efficiently across distributed teams Aptitude for learning new technologies and concepts

Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize

Manage several activities in parallel Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong organizational skills Able to translate customer and business needs to technical solutions The natural ability to be a champion for change