Manager, Software Engineering (Work From Home)
Toronto, Canada /
Technology – Application Development /
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Getty is looking for an experienced hands-on Engineering Manager responsible for the day-to-day activities for one of Getty's software engineering teams who write and maintain the software responsible for delivering images and video from the biggest events in the world to our customers as fast as possible. You will play a key role in moving the world with images from the Olympics, World Cup, Fashion Week, and major news events from around the world.
The Engineering Manager will provide vision and strategic staff management for mentoring, high moral, job satisfaction, recognition, personal and professional objectives and development, performance management. Manages work planning, resource allocation, and deliverables for large software projects in concert with broader project team. Participates in design and development.
- Standards and Procedures—define coding standards and development cycle best practices and methodologies, and monitor for adherence
- Software Project Leadership—broad project team collaboration for planning, review, reporting, change control; development team work planning
- Capacity Planning/Resource Management
- Production Support—provision and monitor for appropriate responsiveness and support for production systems, applications, and SLAs
- Management Reporting—provide general status and activity reporting as required
- Comprehensive Staff Management—mentoring, morale, job satisfaction, recognition, personal and professional objectives and development, performance management
- Solution Design and Development—participate in solution design and development by actively designing solutions, writing code and conducting unit testing
- Technical Troubleshooting and Tuning—participate in troubleshooting, and performance tuning and optimization activities within the team
- Proactively maintain active communication channel with Director of Engineering
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Minimum of 5 years relevant and/or management experience in this field
- Advanced programming experience in a structured software development environment
- Significant experience designing, developing, and supporting large, enterprise class solutions
- Experience in staff management and development experience
- Knowledge and experience in either Microsoft Windows development technologies or Java development technologies, and one or more of the following systems: high-volume data management, high-volume transaction processing, application integration, digital a
Education and Certifications:
- B.S./B.A. in Computer Science or equivalent
- Master’s Degree preferred
- Trustworthiness, Transparency, and Openness
- Raise the Bar
- Lead by Example
- One Voice
- Bring Me Solutions
- No Silos
- The Obligation to Care
Mental and Physical Demands:
- Frequent communication with others to exchange information.
- Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing; Time of each will vary.
- Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine, computer printer, etc.
- Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work assignment.
Due to the current conditions and impact of Covid-19, this position is a work from home position.
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