Software Engineering Manager

Metro Detroit
Consulting
Full-Time
X by 2 is a team of software engineers, designers, leads and architects, bilingual in business and technology, who set the standard for software excellence in the insurance and healthcare industries. Careers with X by 2 offer rapid growth, constant learning, and the immediate chance to make an impact.  It’s a true meritocracy – fueled by a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

We're looking for people that have started playing technical leadership roles and seek accelerated career opportunities and challenging problems to solve.

Summary

    • Participate in software architecture definition, product/framework selection, and application design.
    • Play key roles in software projects. Mentor. Technical Leader. Software Engineering Manager.
    • Participate and provide leadership in all phases of a project from discovery and planning through implementation and delivery.
    • Design and develop core business applications for insurance, healthcare and other clients.
    • Wear many hats and gain experience with tools, technologies and platforms across many technology stacks.
    • Work closely and share ideas with fellow Developers, Technical Leads and Architects.
    • Learn new things, and grow rapidly from constant exposure to innovative ideas, concepts, and patterns.

Qualifications

    • Some formal or informal experience on leading software projects
    • Experience designing and developing enterprise class business applications and integration solutions using technologies such as Java/J2EE, .NET, and Javascript
    • Knowledge and experience using enterprise application, integration and design patterns
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis, as local and possibly out-of-state travel is required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related is required

Our Philosophies

    • Agile approach – emphasis on good people, continuous delivery of value, close collaboration with clients
    • Learning and reuse by leveraging patterns and frameworks
    • Deliver results by playing key leadership roles on capable teams focused on full life-cycle from discovery and planning through implementation and launch
    • No technology bias and no affiliations with vendors – we use the technologies and approaches that make sense for our clients
    • Constant learning – adding modern technologies, frameworks, tools and products to our tool belt

Work Environment and Culture

    • Be surrounded by smart talented people with shared values of continually challenging, investing in, and stretching themselves to new levels
    • Collaborate with seasoned architects to solve problems and to challenge assumptions
    • Work in small teams with opportunities for rapid growth and accelerated responsibilities driven purely by individual performance
    • Open environment, flat organization, flexibility, and no hierarchical structures
    • Everyone has a voice and is always encouraged to engage in shaping the company by sharing their interests, ideas, and feedback

Benefits and Perks

    • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • Annual reviews, raises, and promotions 
    • Programs: Professional Development, Wellness, Professional Dress allowance
    • Discretionary Points and Travel Points redeemable for cash or additional time off
    • Company sponsored social events for employees and families
    • Work-Life Balance: flexible hours, vacation days, sick days, personal days, holidays