Manager

University of Maryland Division of Information Technology   College Park, MD   Full-time     Management
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Posted on January 13, 2021
Position title:  Manager
Position #: 106547
 
The Manager of the Business Support team is responsible for supporting existing services and providing new services related to payroll, human resources, and other business offices.

The Manager leads a team of software engineers (junior to senior) and performs a range of managerial duties including interviewing, hiring, terminations, salary adjustments, mentoring, coaching, performance review, and staff development. The position manages the day-to-day development activities and is responsible for the associated tasks within the software development life cycle, including project management, planning, coordination, testing, documentation, and ensuring the quality of deliverables. The Manager is expected to provide consistent and clear written and verbal communications, monitor individual and team progress, and proactively address schedule issues as necessary. At times, this position requires hands-on software development to complete initiatives on time.

As a member of the leadership team, the Manager will provide progress briefings as needed, serve as a backup to the Associate Director, participate in activities to fulfill the department’s mission, and perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum qualifications
EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

and

EXPERIENCE
6 years of software development experience including at least 1 year as a manager, supervisor or other leadership role.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of project management.

Ability to communicate effectively orally, and in writing.

Ability to express technical concepts clearly and succinctly.

Leadership, managerial or supervisory ability.
 

Preferences 

1 or more years of experience using Agile methodology and SCRUM.

Experience with Java design and development.

Experienced in the usage of ServiceNow and the Atlassian suite of software development tools and services.


Additional information: this position does not provide sponsorship for visas.


Physical demands: sedentary work. Employee will need to be able to sit for long periods of time to work on a computer, as well as travel occasionally to meet with clients and customers on and off campus.

Best consideration date: 02/02/2021 or open until filled

Please apply at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/80654
 

EOE/AA