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Salesforce Engineering Manager

Company: Assurant
Location: Evanston
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

The Salesforce Engineering Manager is accountable for managing and coordinating resources and processes to deliver software releases of products, while participating in defining the strategy for the product development team by driving initiatives that deliver on the vision.

Manages a team of software engineers that architect and design enterprise software products and operating systems. Writes product requirement documents, implements, and tracks development timelines, and negotiates feature sets with the development leads and product teams. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. The ideal candidate would be local to the Chicago area, but will consider fully remote candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Work together with the product owner to plan and execute projects, ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively by establishing realistic estimates for timelines while ensuring the projects remain on target to meet deadlines.
  • Work closely with the Product Owners for understanding the system’s functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead team members to their optimum performance levels and career development.
  • Design, execute, utilize, and maintain software engineering applications.
  • Supervise training and development of software engineering staff.
  • Supervise software engineering deliverables.
  • Manages continuing support and provide system metrics for client facing products.
  • Help translation of business requirements into technical needs and actions.
  • Supervise reporting responsibility for independent software contractors, software engineers and outsourcing partners.
  • Ensure software engineering personnel is suitably trained to perform all job function and suitably use project and software related tools.

Qualifications:

  • BS or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years in an engineering management role
  • 3+ years participating in Agile development       
  • Experience with test-driven development and software test automation

Other Requirements

  • Experience in Programming Languages
  • Experience with Windows operating systems and shell scripting
  • Understanding of relational databases (MSSQL, MySQL)
  • Understanding of cloud hosting and server availability behind a load balancer and fire wall
  • Experience using agile development methodologies
  • Familiar with the configuration management process in the SDLC.  Managing software release from development to QA to UAT and Productions with the help of the deployment group
  • Strong leadership, project management skills, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills; able to translate business requirements into technical needs and actions
  • Willingness to dive into software environments and technical issues
  • Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented

Keywords: Assurant, Evanston , Salesforce Engineering Manager, Other , Evanston, Illinois

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