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Web Engineering Manager in Addison, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description


Lead a team of developers to architect, design, develop and test complex web-based applications using modern web technologies such as Angular and React. Explore related technologies like Progressive Web Applications, Accelerated Mobile Pages, and other Javascript-based technologies like Amazon Echo, Google Home, and mobile cross platform development. Initiate and drive the development of standards, best practices and guidelines.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure team’ s adherence to proper design principles to projects and frameworks
  • Provide accurate estimates of projects and features
  • Works directly with individual contributors to mentor them in advancing their role-specific skills and careers. Optimizes overall team performance, by coaching individual team members
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members and teams
  • Present issues and risks, and their business impact to management in a timely manner with proposed mitigation. Actively seeks and removes impediments to team success regardless of where they originate.
  • Establish new and improve existing design principles, coding style guidelines, web discipline standards and process improvements
  • Communicate effectively and clearly with internal and external clients
  • Maintain confidentiality of client credentials, components of statistical work, client documents and interfacing of their systems
  • Continuously improves software development productivity, quality, predictability, and team morale
  • Human resource contributions associated with the team, including recruiting, hiring, performance evaluation, and coaching
  • Monitor and track the latest developments and direction of web-based platforms
  • Work closely with other developers to design, develop, test, implement and support new front-end applications, systems and tools

Requirements
  • 7+ years of software industry experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing a team of technical resources, including recruiting, administrative, performance, and resource planning
  • Experience managing teams delivering web, mobile and/or cloud-based solutions
  • Hands on experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or related field, or relevant experience

Key Competencies
  • Experience leading web development teams with modern frameworks (Angular, React, etc.)
  • Some Knowledge of SEO, Accessibility and Internationalization/Localization
  • Proven managerial experience, including experience coaching direct reports in building and managing their career development plans
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration concepts and tools
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong communication skills with a high emphasis on the ability to explain technology in business terms and to express opinions clearly in a straightforward manner
  • Self-driven and self-managed with the ability to operate effectively with minimum oversight
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, very team-oriented environment
  • Have a passion for technology and follow industry best practices
  • Regular attendance at work is required for successful performance

Preferred Skills
  • Past experience in leading teams in building and maintaining large commercial websites
  • Experience in managing distributed teams with engineers in multiple locations (on-site and remote)
  • Experience managing vendors and managed services providers
  • Some knowledge of voice technologies (Echo, Google Home) and API.ai
  • Some knowledge with Chromecast and/or TVML
  • Knowledge of cross platform mobile development tools (React Native, NativeScript, ionic, etc.)
  • Experience using Atlassian suite of tools - Confluence, JIRA, Stash

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises and mentors a team of web engineers, including but not limited to career development and coaching, performance reviews, providing engineering leadership with promotion recommendations.