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Manager, Software Engineering, Electric

Company: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)
Location: Alpine
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

About us Job Purpose A Senior Engineering Manager will have leadership duties for at most 4 squads, and may have engineering managers or lead engineers among their reports running the squads they are responsible for. They will likely be owners of engineering direction for 1 or 2 products in their product line. They will have direct reporting responsibilities for members of the squad that are not reporting to engineering managers, possibly including engineers as senior or more senior than they are (L5 or L6). Key Accountabilities --- Responsible for team output, in terms of code and architectural quality. Ensures consistent technical direction, even if not directly involved (delegating where appropriate)
--- Works with their triad (Product and Design leadership) to ensure that team's product development evolves in a healthy direction without sacrificing tech roadmap.
--- Responsible for team work balance - following the org defined balance of product work, tech roadmap work, and individual development work.
--- Responsible for defining work process - refining agile process to work best for the team.
--- Responsible for team output, in terms of work objectives.
--- Escalates issues that the team encounters if unable to resolve themselves, either to their manager, or others outside their team who can help.
--- Works actively to improve team performance - chasing after the goal of a high performance team
--- Plans team resource changes - planning for skill gaps based on the changing dynamic of the team's work areas. Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required --- Responsible for team output, in terms of career plans and quarterly/annual goals.
--- Ensures that team is a safe space for the free exchange of ideas and open and honest conversations, especially for uncomfortable topics.
--- Regularly checks in on goals and Individual Development Plans (IDPs) ensuring their direct reports are actively focusing on these secondary objectives.
--- Works actively to improve team relationships when there are challenges
--- Ensures that team meetings have representation from all team perspectives, encouraging active voices to leave room for other team members, and amplifying the voices of those less likely to speak up.
--- Participates in hiring initiatives, ensuring changes to hiring practices and process work for their team.
--- Responsible for team output, in terms of documentation and presentations.
--- Works with their triad (Product and Design leadership) to ensure that team's product development is broadcast to their business stakeholders effectively.
--- Represents team's work functionally in meetings about work management.
--- Works with their triad (Product and Design leadership) to ensure that team's product development is broadcast to their business stakeholders effectively.
--- Represents team's work functionally in meetings about organizational project management, planning with other leaders when changes need to be made. Qualifications --- Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
--- Typically 7 or more years of experience in position. Management is typically the next higher level. May require Bachelor's or Master's degree.
--- In depth experience in a highly technical field or in multiple, related fields. Has the ability to initiate and complete projects with minimal guidance from others. Has thorough knowledge of all procedures, transactions and practices in one process. Has a working knowledge of the remaining area's processes. Quickly grasps complex issues and can effectively integrate, compile and analyze complex information and data. Has a basic understanding of relevant industry issues.
--- Work performed without direction; exercises latitude in determining assignment objectives.
--- Frequently explains information to others who use it to advise and negotiate at higher organizational levels. Maintains occasional external contact with counterparts within and external to the industry .Positively influences others and gains their cooperation. Ability to modify practices and procedures to meet individual situations. Manages people and/or processes to meet operating goals and quality standards More Information

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), Tenafly , Manager, Software Engineering, Electric, IT / Software / Systems , Alpine, New Jersey

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