Manager, Software Engineering (CA)

Employment Type:
IT Jobs
Job Role:
Software Development Jobs, Software Engineering Jobs
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Key Responsibilities :

Lead the Organization

Communicate CA Technologies vision and team goals.
Encourage employees to share feedback on the team, organization, and company via employee opinion surveys and other formal and informal channels.
Share and respond to feedback as appropriate.
Assist in establishing goals and tracking metrics to ensure objectives are met and recommend process improvements.
Help to attract, recruit, retain, and develop top engineering talent.
Stay abreast of industry/technology trends relevant to the Software Engineering discipline.
Stay focused on customer/market needs.
Collaborate effectively across all functions to ensure organizational effectiveness.
Ensure staff understand and adhere to corporate policies and procedures.
Handle escalations that cannot be resolved independently by direct reports, and may similarly escalate to more senior management as appropriate.
Balance available resources to support team objectives.
Develop budget for approval, and manage budget once approved.
Meet regularly with employees one-on-one for Pulse Conversations and coaching.
Foster a growth mind-set in all employees:
Support employees in setting and attaining professional and development goals.
Coach and mentor employees on career and personal development, team collaboration and Agile practices.
Support continuous learning.

Enable Agility

Live the principles behind the Agile Manifesto in all interactions and equip the team to do the same.
Enable self-directed work teams and Agile practices that establish an environment conducive to a high level of employee engagement and performance.
Foster and enable innovation:
Champion diversity of thought.
Empower teams and individuals to take calculated risks.
Advocate for the team and promote their successes, celebrate their failures, and share key learnings throughout the organization.
Be present, support and guide the team during all relevant Agile processes and practices.
Typical Role Definition :

Managerial Staff. Manages a department within the company. Fully accountable for meeting the operating objectives of the department. Develops proposed budgets for approval and manages budget once approved. Develops others by encouraging accountability and enforcing performance standards. Makes selection, termination, and compensation decisions. Makes tactical decisions that directly affect own workgroup and indirectly affect the organization. Resolves complex problems that arise in everyday work, and escalates more complex problems. Develops and implements policies and procedures for the department to meet specific goals and objectives of the function; modifies goals in response to functional changes. Analyzes and challenges current working methods to create improvements in processes and results. Planning time horizon is short.

Job-Specific Authority and Scope :

Generally works without consulting their manager.
Independent decisions are made daily.
Examples of typical decisions without manager consultation:
Balance available resources to support team objectives.
Handle escalations that cannot be resolved independently by direct reports.
Be present, support and guide the team during all relevant Agile processes and practices.
Typically has 11+ direct reports.
Typically has a total staff of 11-25.

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