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Manager - Software Engineering (Memphis, TN)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Software Engineering
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

As a Manager of Software Engineering, you’ll play a crucial role in advancing our life-saving mission by overseeing the people, processes, and technologies that drive our software development efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership and Team Management:

    • Manage a team of Software Engineers, Business Analysts, and System Analysts across multiple product teams.
    • Handle day-to-day performance issues, provide mentorship, and foster career growth.
    • Conduct performance appraisals and contribute to hiring decisions.
  • Technical Excellence:

    • Leverage your proven work experience in IT application development, DevOps practices, and delivery automation.
    • Ensure adherence to best practices and industry standards.
    • Stay current with emerging technologies, programming languages, and development tools.
  • Efficient and Safe Development:

    • Oversee products and services that empower our application development function.
    • Prioritize quality, efficiency, and safety in our software delivery processes.
    • Champion the adoption of AI and other cutting-edge tools to enhance our development environment.

Qualifications

  • Technical Proficiency:

    • Familiarity with software engineering principles and techniques.
    • Proficiency with web servers and the Microsoft technology stack (including .NET and Salesforce).
    • Experience with database integration, API design, SQL, and automation technologies.
  • Collaborative Mindset:

    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues.
    • Strong team orientation and excellent communication skills.
    • Passionate about developing others’ skills and capabilities.
  • Agile Expertise:

    • Deep understanding of agile development processes, including Continuous Integration and Delivery practices.
  • Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field.
    • 6+ years of experience in information technology, with at least 2 years in a management role.

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Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.