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Software Engineering Manager

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Date Posted: 07-26-2018
Software Engineering Manager– Grand Rapids, Michigan

Disher is currently partnering with a growing, global material handling and logistic solutions company in Grand Rapids, Michigan on their need for a Software Engineering Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of software engineers focused on implementation of Warehouse Control Systems (WCS), Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), and Transport Systems (TS) for material handling systems. You will also manage all aspects of design, configuration, development, deployment, testing, and maintenance.

What it’s like to work here:
This growing, global company offers a stable work environment where you will have the opportunity to work on cross-functional, collaborative teams. The leadership team at this company has a clear strategic direction and is passionate about seeing their employees grow and develop in their individual career paths. While working here you will also have the opportunity to partner with a variety of Fortune 500 companies.

What you will get to do:
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of your software engineering team.
  • Manage the design, configuration, development, and deployment strategies and processes for custom software features and functions.
  • Lead engineering efforts to define interfaces to host systems and automatic material handling device subsystems.
  • Lead product roadmap for US core standard feature set.
  • Active participation with corporate development organization to drive product architecture and application feature sets.
  • Administrative management of engineering staff and engineering leads including reviews, compensation, and personal development plans.
  • Develop and implement effective training programs for new hires and existing staff.
  • Partner with software project managers and project leads for all aspects of software delivery including software build, testing, training, acceptance, issue management, and delivery schedules.
  • Collaborate with IT to identify, define, procure, and manage the hardware servers and peripherals.
  • Manage transfer of software project knowledge to Lifetime Services team for post-installation support.
  • Provide input on department budgeting and expenditures.
What will make you successful:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • At least 5 years of experience delivering software solutions, preferably in a material handling environment.
  • Proven ability to lead engineering resources to complete project tasks.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting ability.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft TFS.
  • Comfortable with agile methods and practices.
  • Ability to have fun while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in relational database application programming.
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time on short notice, including international travel.

What’s next?
Apply for this position here: www.disher.com/careers
DISHER is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in East and West Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.

Learn about other DISHER opportunities here: http://DISHERdesign.catsone.com/careers
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. 

Keywords: Software Engineering, management, material handling, WMS

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