Software Engineering Manager I
IGT 57 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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The Software Engineering Manager is part of the engineering leadership and responsible for managing software engineering in IGT Interactive group. This job involves executing projects to deliver high quality products on time, defining development processes for continuous improvement, driving the technology direction and leading a software engineering team.

This manager is responsible for the product line direction as well as day-to-day management of software engineers and line managers. The Manager provides strong technical guidance and brings expertise in web-based technologies. The Manager interacts extensively with cross-functional groups such as Engineering, Product Management, Project Management, Quality Assurance, 3 rd party software vendors, and Professional Services. This job may require managing employees distributed across multiple locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: · Lead software engineering activities, including design, planning, development, engineering testing
· Lead a development team comprised of software/database engineers and managers. Mentor employees to identify and achieve their career goals.
· Focus on high quality, continuous improvement and on time delivery
· Manage and prioritize work for other employees
· Work closely with engineering management and product management to determine feasibility of product features and provide alternatives when necessary
· Work with 3 rd party vendors on integrating their products
· Keep interest and excitement levels high, inside and outside of the department
· Encourage innovation of process and creative development methodologies by all
· Actively lead or participate in resolving key issues that impact the team or the product
· Hire and retain critical talent
Required: · BS in Computer Science or equivalent degree required
· 7 to 10 + years of software engineering experience – preferably with a high-output online company
· Prior 3-5 years of engineering management experience
· Experience in building high performance, scalable, enterprise class software
· Experience in all phases of product life cycle, preferable as a technical leader and manager
· Experience in integrating system software from multiple providers
· Experience with a variety of technologies including (but not limited to) Java/J2EE, SQL (Oracle) and NoSQL databases, and Flash/Flex
· Excellent communication and presentation skills
· Team management & leadership skills with cross functional technical teams
· Customer focus
· Team player
Desirable: · Prior work on mobile product development
· Experience working with geographically distributed teams
· Knowledge of gambling/gaming development
Travel: · Ability to travel 10% of time – including periodic International travel

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International Game Technology (IGT) has hit the jackpot in the casino gaming business. The company is the world's largest gaming...