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Software Engineering Manager in Rockville, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting new role based out of Rockville, MD for a Software Engineering Manager with one of our outstanding industry leading clients.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Software Engineering Manager:

  • Ensure delivery of high quality, highly reliable software solutions
  • Provide leadership to the team to include hiring, coaching and mentoring of varied levels of software engineers
  • Work with technical leads, architects and product owners to ensure the team’s work is aligned with enterprise-level architectural standards and solution delivered is of the highest quality
  • Act as an expert technical resource for enterprise architecture, solution architecture, and software development
  • Be an effective and high energy technical leader that serves as an advocate and change agent with respect to Agile practices
  • Steer the direction of Agile development efforts for one or more enterprise-level development initiatives
  • Assess current software development practices and principles to identify and implement process and software improvements
  • Ability to communicate business goals to software engineering team and team accomplishments to senior staff members
  • Consistently deliver solutions on a regular schedule, communicate changes and coordinate with integrated teams to ensure application reliability

Requirements of the Software Engineering Manager:

  •  Prior role as Manager for a web software development team
  • Managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams
  • Managing risks, escalation and production support
  • Communicating with senior management
  • Providing leadership to business analysts
  • Collaborating with customers
  • Developing strategies and solutions of high business value while becoming a trusted partner of business users and executives
  • Strong and creative problem-solving abilities (This is not a professional consultant, “mentor”, “coach” role.)
  • Strong technical background
  • Experience as technical lead or architect on a software team
  • Able to evaluate complex project risks and issues accurately and objectively
  • Understand, promote and easily talk to the tenets of building high quality software
  • Experience in implementing design patterns and ability to adapt to changing patterns quickly
  • ‘Big picture’ thinker who can look ahead to long-term impacts to the decisions made
  • Motivational leader
  • Passionate and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace
  • Manage personalities to ensure a strong team environment
Job ID: 315717

Keywords: Software Engineering Manager, Customer Service, Technical Background, Consultant, Interpersonal Communication, Agile

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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