• Software Development Manager

    Location US-NY-Latham
    Job ID
    2018-8817
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Software Development
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World.

    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

     

    You have been here before and this time you are leading the charge: directing the team to scale a mission-critical application to unprecedented levels for customers worldwide 24/7. UL’s mission is to make the world a safer place and your team is taking a foundational position in the commercial supply chain to penetration of every online purchase around the globe. You are ensuring those at every step along that chain are notified of the hazards, transportation regulations and disposal requirements for those products in their local language no matter where they select to source the product worldwide. With high corporate visibility in a rapidly growing business, you are responsible for the management and direction of a global software development team in the analysis, development, and modification of multiple integrated software systems.

     

    Responsibilities

    Develops and executes software strategies in support of product capabilities. Works closely with product manager.

    Manages the development of department standards and procedures.

    Directs and coordinates system analysis efforts to maintain and upgrade current systems. Manages software and/or product related technology.

    • Oversees all steps of system development life cycles to assure conformance with established standards.
    • Interfaces with other departments to establish and analyze product technology needs.
    • Provides direction and assistance to complete analysis of software technology projects and programs.
    • Develops long and short-range strategic operating plans for the implementation and deployment of software services.
    • Monitors and coordinates the installation of new and enhanced systems with user departments.
    • Determines the appropriate staffing for assigned software services. Directs the selection and training of personnel within the limits of organization administrative policy.
    • Responsible for Service Level Agreements or Operational Level Agreements for assigned software services.
    • Manages the performance of direct reports by defining accountabilities, establishing performance objectives, providing feedback and guidance, and ensuring that all policies are understood and followed.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    • University Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline plus generally eight years of directly related experience. Minimum 3 years managing technical staff.
    • Must possess deep technical knowledge with the ability to contribute to software design.
    • Detailed knowledge of the delivery of quality software services.
    • Successful Candidate will demonstrate:
    • Track record of achievement in scaling technology; accommodating application requirement growth to next level of magnitude.
    • Knowledge of alternate data structures, transfer methods and protocols.
    • Proven experience in Data Science.
    • Demonstrated User Experience Improvement.
    • Ability to manage and improve development team productivity
    • Highly developed commercial understanding of impact of program execution and time to market .
    • Familiarity with continuous deployment to cloud infrastructure such as Azure or AWS.
    • Familiarity with agile methodology and APIs. Experience with Jira or MS TFS a plus.

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