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Visual Lease is currently seeking an Agile Delivery Manager (ADM) in Woodbridge, NJ, to lead a cross-functional Scrum delivery team responsible for designing, developing, testing, and maintaining all assign technical areas. This is a hands-on, relational leadership position that will provide people, project, and technical oversight for the assigned team, measure, and report on results, and provide continuous improvement around process and technical best practices.

This ADM role will specifically lead our Platform Team which is responsible for developing our application to operate and scale within the Amazon Web Service (AWS) cloud environment and to provide a variety of underlying core services (such as user administration, authentication, API, and BI reporting) upon which our application development SCRUM teams will deliver customer-facing features.

The ideal candidate will have broad engineering knowledge (development, testing, automation, DevOps) combined with deep knowledge in one or more of these areas. He/she must have a track record of recruiting, coaching, inspiring, and measuring high performing Agile teams. This role requires strong situational leadership and technical problem-solving skills. Specifically, the ideal candidate will have technical experience with AWS native services, Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CICD) technologies, REST APIs, C#/.net and Python, XUNIT, RestSharp, Selenium. Culture fit is extremely important at VL, and the ideal candidate will be methodical, creative, curious, and have a can-do attitude. He/she must be able to build strong relationships across departments and support business goals with a customer-first perspective.

What You Will Do

  • Provide project oversight tracking velocity, quality, and scope completion metrics & provide technical oversight managing design decisions, coding best practices, and testing rigor each iteration

  • Act as an Agile Coach for the delivery team by helping improve Agile processes, spreading Agile best practices between different teams, and measuring key results

  • Quickly learn our business domain and the customer-needs we serve. From that perspective, keep teams abreast of goals, priorities, and plans

  • Recruit high-caliber Engineers with key technical skills that fit into the Visual Lease culture

  • Manage a team of 5 to 10 Software Engineers & Quality Engineers, providing regular team member feedback and coaching

  • Define and support technical and personal development goals to grow team members’ careers

  • Guide assigned engineers around modern coding best practices such as: microservices architecture, serverless design, AWS Auto-Scaling, trunk-based-development, test-driven-development, CICD processes

  • Assist with engineering-wide innovation and processes improvements, support our goal to be a “Continuous Delivery” organization

  • Develop a strong rapport with Product Management, and other business stakeholders, and help curate product requirements & lead design sessions

  • Support our customer-facing teams with root cause analysis and resolution of customer-reporting technical issues within our defined Service-Level-Agreement (SLA) timelines

  • Work collaboratively with other, peer leaders to provide direction, prioritization, and estimation

  • Professionally represent engineering cross-departmentally and with customers and vendors

Skills & Competencies

  • 6+ year overall software engineering and/or quality engineering experience

  • 2+ years’ experience leading cross-functional engineering teams of 5+

  • A Bachelor's or master’s degree in Computer Science preferred or equivalent education & experience

  • Hands-on experience leading Scrum teams (Certified Scrum Master is a plus)

  • Excellent communication skills both at the concept-level and detailed-level

  • Solid understanding of Object-Oriented-Development with at least one high-level language (C# or Java) is essential

  • Public Cloud & Microservices Design experience (12-Factor App) strongly preferred

  • Experience with the following is highly valued:

    • Authentication and Security
      OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities
      Trunk-Based Development
      DevOps / CICD
      Relational Database Design
      API development/management
      Amazon Web Services (Aurora/RDS/Severless/Autoscaling)
      Javascript Frameworks (Angular/React)
      Embedded BI Frameworks (Exago/Sisense)
      Test Automation Frameworks to support: Unit, Integration, & UI tests

  • Highly relational able to build strong peer relationships

  • Strong influencing skills, able to lead and make solid technical decisions

  • Heart of a teacher: mentoring and inspiring teams to accomplish great work

  • The ideal candidate has both a positive outlook and a sense of humor

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