Engineering Manager

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Expired on: Apr 18 2024
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Ref.No 00005284

Description

The Engineering Manager is a key leadership role responsible for assisting the AVP Solution Engineering in managing the budget, resources, delivery quality, processes, and governance within the solution engineering department. This position requires a combination of technical expertise, managerial skills, and strategic vision to ensure the successful execution of projects and initiatives.


Main duties and responsibilities


1. Budget Management:

  • Assist the AVP Solution Engineering in developing and managing the engineering department budget.
  • Monitor expenses, identify variances, and implement corrective actions as necessary to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints.
  • Collaborate with finance and other relevant stakeholders to forecast resource requirements and optimize spending.
  • Collaborate with regional leadership in identifying resource needs and associated costs


2. Resource Management:

  • Work closely with project managers and team leads to allocate resources effectively across projects.
  • Assess staffing needs, recruit qualified candidates, and onboard new team members.
  • Foster a culture of professional development and mentorship to enhance the skills and capabilities of the engineering team.
  • Escalation point for resourcing issues and conflict management


3. Delivery Quality:

  • Establish and enforce best practices, standards, and quality assurance processes to ensure the delivery of high-quality products and services.
  • Monitor project progress, identify risks and issues, and implement mitigation strategies to maintain delivery schedules and meet quality standards.
  • Conduct regular reviews to evaluate project performance and identify areas for improvement with PMO and Solution Engineering practice leaders.


4. Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities to streamline workflows, optimize processes, and eliminate inefficiencies within the engineering department.
  • Lead initiatives to implement new tools, technologies, and methodologies that enhance productivity and effectiveness.
  • Solicit feedback from team members and stakeholders to continuously improve processes and practices.


5. Governance:

  • Establish and enforce governance frameworks, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and organizational standards.
  • Monitor adherence to governance guidelines and escalate issues or non-compliance incidents as necessary.
  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, and risk management teams to mitigate legal and regulatory risks associated with engineering activities.


Experience

  • 2+ year’s experience in managing a 30+ member solutions engineering team focused on project services
  • 8+ years of experience in the software/solutions engineering industry
  • Experience working with multi country, multi cultural teams and clients
  • Be mobile between development centers and client locations
  • Background in Software engineering, Devops or Quality engineering during the initial 3 years of the career


Technical knowledge

  • Extensive know-how in enterprise software development methodologies including tooling
  • Excellent understanding of cloud-based ecosystems such as AWS, Azure and/or Google Cloud
  • Experience in developing and delivering cloud-based products and services
  • Ability to adapt to different technology environments
  • Resource forecasting, planning, recruitment and management
  • Project management certification will be an advantage
  • Knowledge in ERP extension and integration development will be an advantage


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/ Science, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in project management, with a focus on budget management, resource allocation, and project delivery.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement initiatives and implement best practices.
  • Experience with governance frameworks, compliance requirements, and risk management principles.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and methodologies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.


Skills
ERP
Budget Management
Project management
Industry Sector