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Job ID: 45304

Applications Engineering Manager
Our client seeking a Business Applications Engineering Manager for a leadership role on our Information Technology team in Beaverton, Oregon.
This position requires deep technical expertise, as well as a genuine passion for leading and developing people.
The Software Engineering Manager is responsible for the overall architecture and technical direction of our internal applications that our client runs on. This individual must be highly proficient with current software development technology, tools, and practices, particularly familiar with Salesforce and other application development. The ideal candidate would have experience with Salesforce development, API design, and cloud-native architectures. The successful candidate will be able to steer projects toward the grand solution, be business savvy and design solutions that meet our business needs.
The Business Applications Engineering Manager has responsibility for the growth and mentoring of the entire software engineering team, as well as the individual team members. Additionally, the Manager will collaborate with key internal stakeholders to continuously improve the engineering process and ensure we are meeting the needs of the business.
Software Engineering Manager Primary Responsibilities
Drive software engineering projects to a successful conclusion.
Grow software engineering teams through leadership, mentorship, recruiting and retention activities
Exhibit technology leadership by participating in architecture and technology decisions with Technology Leadership.
Translate business needs and requirements into technical specifications.
Participate in developing architecture and technology roadmaps.
Contribute to project plans and product roadmaps, specifically in the areas of task breakdown, estimating, and scheduling.
Communicate the status of projects and team progress reports up the management chain.
Adopt and model the qualities of “Servant Leadership”.
Provide consistent team goals, objectives.
Continually seek to identify, remove impediments to progress and success.
Provide direction to software engineering teams, mentoring and career development to individual software engineers.
Provide Annual Reviews, routinely conduct 1:1s for coaching and individual professional development, create individual professional growth plans for each team member.
Champion initiatives to consistently improve software engineering teams.
Actively seek to attract new talent, improve the hiring process.
Software Engineering Manager Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
5+ years of experience managing software engineering teams.
Outstanding interpersonal, written communication skills.
Adept at effectively working with professionals from a wide range of disciplines.
Passionate about delivering high-quality results.
Committed to ongoing professional development and learning.
Invested in the professional growth and development of individuals and teams.
Demonstrated expertise working across the full stack, from UI to database.
Experienced using modern frameworks (such as Node.js or Spring Boot) to build microservices.
Experienced using development frameworks such as React or Angular to build web UIs.
Design, develop REST APIs.
Leverage AWS to deliver efficient, cloud-native solutions.
Experience with Scrum/Agile SDLC.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

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