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Manager, Software Engineering (Remote)

Company: Cengage Group
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We believe in the power and joy of learningAt Cengage Group, our employees have a direct impact in helping students around the world discover the power and joy of learning. We are bonded by our shared purpose driving innovation that helps millions of learners improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.Our culture values diversity, engagement, and discoveryOur business is driven by our strong culture, and we know that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace is absolutely essential to the success of our company and our learners, as well as our individual well-being. We recognize the value of diverse perspectives in everything we do, and strive to ensure employees of all levels and backgrounds feel empowered to voice their ideas and bring their authentic selves to work. We achieve these priorities through inclusive programs, benefits, and initiatives that are integrated into the fabric of how we work every day. To learn more, please see https://www.cengagegroup.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity/ .What you will do here:Cengage is growing! We are currently looking for a strong leader to help guide employee development and direction to our team! You will lead a team filled with highly-motivated engineers using agile methodologies (scrum) to design and build high availability enterprise software in our fast-paced environment. If you are self-motivated, collaborative and have a demonstrable ability to lead successful engineering teams focused on delivery, this is a perfect position for you. We are a matrixed environment, and needing situational leadership, able to function equally well as a leader or as a contributor respecting the team opinion.Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead a team of engineers; including hiring, coaching, mentoring, conflict resolution and performance management.
  • Work closely with each team member on career and skill development to ensure growth.
  • Collaborate with other leaders in the organization to ensure we have proper on-boarding of new team members.
  • Partner with multi-functional leaders to standardize development, testing and release processes to ensure quality products are delivered on time.
  • Monitor and actively lead the engagement and morale of your team.
  • Observe and communicate team metrics to ensure team is well-functioning. Create action plans as needed.
  • Technically leading engineering to deliver quality and value against tight deadlines.
  • Varying degrees of management depending on team needs.Skills
    • Bachelors degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience.
    • Lead and collaborate with remote employees and contractors across different time zones.
    • 5-8 years of software development experience.
    • 3-5 years of management and/or leadership experience.
    • Experience with development methodologies, and project lifecycle principles.
    • Ability to successfully plan, organize, prioritize, execute and delegate work.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
    • Must be sensitive to cultural differences in interactions and in the way work is done.
    • Experienced knowledge of Java.
    • Solid/expert understanding of JavaScript.
    • Experience with one of the major JS frameworks (preferably React.js).
    • Solid understanding of version control systems (Git).
    • Proficient in relational databases.
    • Significant Experience implementing and consuming REST APIs.
    • May require some travel.Cengage Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengages EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen (https://p.widencdn.net/pdvq6j/EEO_Policy_Statement_January_2017) and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice (http://embed.widencdn.net/pdf/plus/cengage/ybs5gt19ik/eeopost-merged.pdf) by visiting their corresponding links.Cengage Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@cengage.com or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.If you are a CO State, NY State, WA State, or Jersey City, NJ resident, please email jobpostinginquiries@cengage.com to receive compensation information for this role. Be sure to include this postings job ID in the subject line of the email to help ensure a timely response.About Cengage GroupCengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.Cengage Group , a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms.We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.

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