Software Engineering Manager - Finance & Compliance

 Samurai Hire    Portland, OR
 4 weeks ago

Job Description

The Software Engineering Manager will manage the Operations Engineering team working in Agile/Scrum/Kanban teams while designing, building, optimizing, and maintaining Operations Engineering solutions.

Location: This is a remote position. Open to candidates located in OR, WA, CA, CO, ID, AZ, TX, IL

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer Manager to lead the operations engineering development team and oversee the design and development of software applications. While embracing the characteristics of team first leadership, you will build and lead a team of software engineers for our operations engineering team to ensure adherence to best practices for software engineering. Provide cross-functional expert guidance related to software engineering, and support across multiple teams, particularly in collaboration with the product organization. Coordinate with the product management team to ensure resourcing of software engineering projects and milestones/goals are met. Suggest and participate in new software engineering strategies and make improvements upon existing processes. Act as key liaison in communications between engineering and product team members in regard to operations software engineering standards. This position reports to the Director of Software Development.

What You’ll Accomplish

  • Define and execute strategy to fully harness the power of our client's operations team.
  • Design, build, optimize, and maintain Operations Engineering solutions.
  • Drive the Operations Engineering Team toward a consistent user experience across all systems.
  • Build and nurture a high-performing data engineering team from the ground up. Remove roadblocks for your team. Aim to unleash the full potential of every individual on the team.
  • Closely collaborate with the Senior Management and Executive teams to drive the data and BI roadmap. Act as the technical leader to drive adoption of data principles.
  • Partner with Product, Engineering, Operations (Finance, Compliance), and design teams to drive alignment on Operations work and to adapt, share the best practices and standards within Engineering.
  • Develop and maintain software following an agile methodology. Lead estimation and prioritization of development efforts and ensure sprint planning meetings are run efficiently and smoothly.
  • Closely collaborate with, enable, and support Operations Engineering team members to design, build, optimize and maintain software apps and reporting.
  • Possess empathy for the client's users to influence the team’s task prioritization.
  • Show initiative and seek evidence in data to support ideas.
  • US Citizen or Green Card Holder Only (no exceptions, i.e., C2C, EAD, H1B, etc.)
  • 10 years of Software Engineering experience
  • 2+ years experience managing people and teams
  • Thorough understanding of HTTP APIs
  • Fluency in at least one server-side language, Python preferred
  • 2+ years of working in Agile/Scrum/Kanban teams
  • Experience in working Hybrid Environments (Data Center and Cloud)
  • 3+ year experience in containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • 3+ year experience with event/message streaming technologies (Kafka)
  • Practical experience with Financial Reporting (mining, warehousing, lakes, reporting frameworks) strongly preferred
  • Finance Knowledge, especially GAAP, copyright law, and/or privacy law
When authorizing your application, you must be prepared to answer the following:
  • What draws you to this opportunity?
  • Describe a situation where communication issues led to poor performance. How did you recognize the problem and respond?
  • Have you ever faced a situation when you had to take a longer way of doing something in order to adhere to proper professional standard? Did others disagree with your assessment of the situation? If so, how did you handle it?
  • Tell us about someone you have mentored. What made it successful?
Interview Steps
  • Interview with Hiring Manager
  • Team Panel Interview
  • Technical Panel Interview
  • Company Culture & Perks

Samurai Hire

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