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Software Engineering Chapter Lead (DCE Remote Location Intelligence)

Information Services - Software Engineer, Engineering, Engineering - Other, Information Technology Job ID 2022-12100 Johnston, Rhode Island 06/23/2022
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Overview:

This position is open to remote candidates. Candidate must be open to quarterly or monthly travel to headquarters located in Johnston, RI dependent on business needs.

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


Responsibilities:

The Software Engineering Manager Chapter Lead guides technology adoption across product teams, builds, and maximizes the capabilities and skills within the chapter, manages and supports chapter members (employees and contingent labor). This role is responsible for the development and growth of their chapter members and building of competencies. They are responsible for team composition optimization, for reviewing priorities and assessing resource and/or backlog redirection, for metrics associated with talent evolution, and for all other administrative responsibilities within the Chapter. 

The Software Engineering Manager Chapter Lead is a technologist who identifies relevant technology trends and tools that could improve skills and overall technology product delivery. They act as practice leader who is hands-on, contributes directly to the success of the team, acquires domain knowledge, engages with solution architects, and product owners as a technical SME to ensure alignment of strategic direction for the technology managed within their area. 

The Software Engineering Manager Chapter Lead works with the vendor of software engineering skills, ensuring their quality and accountability to the project. They set the expectations for the vendor teams to follow, to maximize the value that they deliver to the internal business clients. They review the code-based work product and ensures the delivery of quality software according to the internal FM Global software engineering standards and external industry practices. This role is also responsible for administrative responsibilities around enabling the members of the vendor team.

Acting as a technical leader overseeing a vendor-driven software engineering team, the Software Engineering Manager Chapter Lead acquires and shares domain knowledge, engages with solution architects and product owners as a technical SME to ensure alignment of strategic direction for the work product delivered by the vendor team that they are responsible for.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years’ experience as a Software Engineer and Software Engineering Team Lead developing software solutions using technology such as C#, .NET, OOPs, SQL, APIs including REST. 
  • 2+ years’ experience managing, coaching, mentoring, and developing a highly motivated technical workforce 
  • Experience with GraphQL and Hasura
  • Experience with Docker container technologies 
  • ReactJS development experience is a plus!

Skills

  • Strong Experience working with vendor teams, acting as a strategic leader and partner to the product group while setting expectations for the technical delivery of the project 
  • Experience interviewing, recruiting, hiring, assessing, and retaining technical personnel 
  • Solid understanding of software testing methodologies 
  • Strong knowledge of modern software engineering fundamentals 
  • Excellent leadership, communication, presentation, facilitation, and influencing skills 
  • Experience working with architects and product owners to understand capacity and demands and optimizing these skills on teams 
  • Experience encouraging development team members to create a rewarding working environment in which they are driven and motivated to have a real impact within their respected product teams 
  • Experience creating an environment of learning and continuously improving your skills, development team skills, and your department 
  • Experience in evaluating technologies, running effective technology proof of concepts, and coordinating technology vendor relationships 
  • Experience working on cross-functional initiatives and products that cover several organizations, business units or countries 
  • Strong experience working with structured software engineering design patterns, understanding of performance improvement, scalability, debugging complex multithreading issues 
  • Experience working with Agile and SCRUM teams 
  • Has diligent tendencies when working with a software engineering codebase, can spot low-level code and application architecture issues that may have an impact on the performance of the solution being constructed 

Agile experience

Experience in fast-paced Agile environments is a plus. 

Recognized servant leader

We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more!

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce.

Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

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