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Garmin International Manager IT Software Engineering (Java) in Manhattan, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11390727 Garmin is hiring a Manager for IT Software Engineering in our Olathe, KS office.? The Manager IT Software Engineering has responsibilities over multiple software engineering squads and a set of software applications. He or she is accountable to the Director, Technology and Development, Information Technology or:

+ The health, maturity, predictability and effectiveness of each development squad.

+ The stability and quality of the software products and technologies.

+ The successful delivery of the programs and projects executed by each delivery squad.

+ The continuous improvement of both the team and the software products.


+ Fosters innovation and team work to align with organizational structure and core values.

+ Ensures projects are appropriately staffed to align with priorities and delivery targets.

+ Collaborates with functional and technical leads to ensure optimum team effectivity

+ Monitors organization health through each squad?s delivery and quality metrics

+ Participates in evolving product development roadmaps.

+ Continuously evolves the stability and quality of applications and technologies for which they are responsible

+ Ensures that security risks are properly addressed, that release processes comply with standards, and that organizational policies are adhered to.

+ Recruits, develops and retains high performing leaders and engineers including conducting annual performance evaluations

+ Observes and evaluates project and team performance and provides feedback when necessary, including the provision of proper training.

+ Engages and motivates engineering staff by communicating frequently on the topics of vision, goals, upcoming changes, and current status.

+ Provides visibility to reporting director on major accomplishments, changes and risks as well as the health and evolution of both the products and the teams. Communicates to VP and other directors as needed.

+ Participates in the incident management process serving as incident owner and authoring incident reports as necessary.

+ Provides day-to-day leadership and guidance to direct reports.

+ Demonstrates strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

+ Exercises daily use of considerable discretion and judgment.


+ Is accountable for effectively managing change including approving changes, communicating upcoming major releases to IT Management and evaluating risks.

+ Evaluates, selects, and implements new technologies.

+ Works with technology vendors to evaluate solutions, negotiate rates and maintain existing relationships.

+ Executes as needed on various programs or projects assigned by leadership. These projects help the overall software delivery organization and may touch on different domains such as staffing, SDLC, audit, monitoring, metrics, technology, innovation, education, acquisition, budget, etc.

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