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US-Connecticut-Meriden: Software Manager

Date: _07-Sep-2011_
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Software R&D Manager -

* Oversees execution of the projects, supervises and mentors the software leads in charge of the different projects. * Controls the status of the projects of his portfolio: progress of ongoing activities, estimate of the labor remaining to complete the projects. * Makes sure that project variances are controlled, identified, and that corrective actions are undertaken. * Provides directions and support to the project leads in charge of the projects. * Ensures that the development process complies with the company standards (e.g., gate reviews, quality & auditability, version control ). * Proposes the yearly budget for his group. * Approves indirect expenses per company policy. * Ensures that his group expenses keep within defined budget. * Mentors and develops the team from a technical as well as from a productivity standpoint. Also mentors the software leads from a team management standpoint. * Defines individual objectives and conduct the yearly appraisal of the member of the Meriden Software Group. * Plans and assign the resources necessary to the execution of the R&D projects assigned to the group. * Maintains a staffing plan for the Meriden software group. * Mentors the Technical Leads and develops the Agile Methodology deployed within the Organization. Acts as an Agile Coach for the teams when needed. Prescribes a methodology to bridge the gap between high-level vision needed during execution and the day to day planning and sprint executions. * Provides technical support to customer-presentations and sales activities related to software products. * Provides technical support for the preparation of responses to tenders involving the use of deployment of software products. * Actively participates in the improvement effort of the software development process. * Expertise of software development processes, and good knowledge of software technologies. * Mentoring of engineers and of project-team leads. * Participate actively in promoting and enhancing processes within software team and more widely within BU.

* BS or another University Degree or Equivalent. * 10+ years of experience in software engineering. * Extensive knowledge and experience of software development process.

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