Manager Software Development at MoneyGram in Cologne, MN

MoneyGram

Cologne, MN
October 20, 2020
FULL TIME
Engineering
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Manager Software Development

Job Summary

The Manager of Software Development is responsible for one or more development teams made up of Software Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Business Analysts. The Manager is responsible for a set of applications and allocating resources across multiple Scrum and/or Kanban teams to deliver new business requirements and fulfill regular maintenance demands for those applications. Primary Responsibilities auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Creates and maintains resource level and staffing plans to meet business project requirements. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Provides high-level oversight to Scrum and Kanban teams, helping to ensure priority items are delivered in a timely manner with a focus on business value and quality. This includes providing regular updates to senior leadership on key milestones and deliverables. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Participates in regular checkpoints with business product owners, enterprise architecture team and other application development managers to determine the priority of projects that have been requested. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Directs support activities to keep system applications running in a 24 x 7 x 365 environment, utilizing sound judgment and critical thinking skills, and demonstrating leadership and a sense of urgency. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Establishes and maintains a strong business partnership with internal users and external customers to fully understand and meet their technological needs. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Drives and contributes to the development, modification and attainment of strategic and tactical goals. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Performs budget management duties, including budget forecasting, adhering to departmental budget, and budget variance reporting. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Analyzes current and new processes to identify the most efficient and inexpensive way to complete the objectives. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Evaluates and recommends new and future technology to improve organizational effectiveness and customer service, reduce costs and provide a competitive advantage. auto;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;tab-stops:list .5in;background:white">Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

BA degree in computer science or business, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> 7 years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of software development and/or technical project management. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> 3 years management experience following a structured development methodology. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Minimum 1 year in a management role. auto;mso-add-space:auto;background:white"> Essential Skills auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Proven track record of hiring, developing, coaching and motivating staff. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Proven expertise in effectively managing activities on small to medium sized projects. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Knowledge of system development and development tools associated with specific areas of responsibility. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Strong communication skills, including the ability to speak and write clearly and concisely. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Demonstrated ability to drive change. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Extensive financial business systems knowledge, preferred. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Experience with vendor software solutions, preferred. auto;mso-add-space:auto;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1;background: white"> Experience managing global teams in an on-shore/off-shore/virtual model, preferred.
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Job Expires: November 19, 2020

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