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Manager, Software Development - Big Data
Ref No.: 18-19291
Location: Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
Manager, Software Development - Big Data
Cranberry Township, PA


What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
•BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering •7+ years experience in software development, demonstrating increased levels of responsibility and technical expertise. •2+ years of people management experience, leading technical professionals (software developers, development managers, and/or technical program managers)- •2+ years experience serving as a technical lead of a software development team.

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Masters in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering •Experience with service oriented architecture and software as a service products •2+ years' experience using Apache Kafka and Apache Spark •Healthcare industry experience for inpatient settings. •Experience developing localized systems for worldwide distribution

Help make a difference in healthcare using Big Data, Machine learning and Analytics. You will help with technical leadership and responsible for management of an engineering team that will build, experiment, operate and maintain software in order to meet business and customer needs with the cloud data platform using big data technologies like Apache Kafka and Spark.

Responsibilities :

Provide technical, process and product leadership in software engineering for the cloud data platform.
Work closely with product owners to ensure your team meets or exceeds product expectations in a timely manner.
Work diligently with the quality team to ensure your team meets or exceeds quality expectations.
Develop cross functional project plans to meet release milestones, ensuring releases are effectively communicated across the organization.
Develop, enhance and maintain agile software development methodologies to ensure maximum team productivity.
Drive software best practices, including design, code review and unit test development to ensure maximum software quality.
Provide employee development, team building and mentoring.
Responsible for recruiting, motivating, and directing the efforts of the software engineering team.
Implement the key corporate values of customer focus, accountability, performance and integrity.
Required Knowledge and Skills :

The ideal candidate will have successful technical and people management leadership experience in a rapid growth environment, proven technical accomplishments, and proven experience bringing new products with high reliability to market using big data technologies.

Extensive experience developing mission critical applications to commercial/enterprise markets.
Extensive experience in development of distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications, Deep understanding of big data processing
Experience using Apache Kafka and Apache Spark
Clear understanding of Agile development practices and Software Quality Assurance process.
Demonstrated technical leadership of both people and projects
Superior analytical and problem solving skills are required
Focus on peer mentoring, code reviews, architectural consultancy and teamwork
Proven leadership with excellent inter-personal skills.
Energetic, motivated self-starter that is eager to excel.
Basic Requirements :

BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering
7+ years experience in software development, demonstrating increased levels of responsibility and technical expertise.
2+ years of people management experience, leading technical professionals (software developers, development managers, and/or technical program managers)-
2+ years experience serving as a technical lead of a software development team.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

Masters in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Engineering
Experience with service oriented architecture and software as a service products
2+ years' experience using Apache Kafka and Apache Spark
Healthcare industry experience for inpatient settings.
Experience developing localized systems for worldwide distribution.

Work Conditions:
Office Environment