Manager, Engineering, GRS Tech Claims
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Liberty Mutual Global Risk Solutions Claims Technology is actively searching for a Manager, Application Portfolio & Software Development for Workers Compensation Claims & Managed Care agile teams. In this position, you will manage multiple agile teams of staff & contractors and provide technical guidance related to software development for a portfolio of applications as well as oversee the development, implementation and execution of vendor releases.
Responsible for hiring, managing, and deploying resources across team(s) to enable optimal alignment of staff to business priorities. Coaches and evaluates performance and quality of work delivered by team members. Creates motivating work environment for team(s) and ensures team is constantly learning and delivering quality code. Understands tools, architecture, security and scalability needs for assigned team(s); provides technical engineering guidance especially with less experienced team members. Manages total cost of ownership, advocates for the removal of technical debt, assists and supports team effectiveness. Champions and effectively utilizes agile methodology and practices.
- Ensure team is constantly learning and delivering quality code.
- Build strong partnership with the SR POs and Business Managers.
- Ensures application or portfolio of platforms are enhanced and maintained to meet business functional need. In partnership with Product Owner, identifies key performance indicators to measure success of work product.
- Understands the business domain and product vision; in partnership with other team members (Scrum Master, Architect, Product Owner, etc.) aligns work of the team toward the shared goals for the product.
- Monitors team effectiveness and addresses issues affecting team productivity.
- Supports team members in addressing or escalating issues to make the overall team more efficient.
- Removes roadblocks and obstacles; manages interdependencies when needed.
- Initiates and fosters collaborative partnerships with current and potential clients, technology and business managers, vendors and technology executives; develops relationships that support increasing efficiency and effectiveness.
- Manages the quality of work delivered by team members and deals effectively with performance issues in a timely manner.
- Coordinates and delivers performance reviews and drives professional development, including rotations and special assignments.
- Facilitates or provides mentoring experiences. Provides relevant technical coaching and support to team members.
- Hires talent and actively engages in recruiting processes.
- Coordinates with vendors to ensure talent management, on-boarding and transition are performed in a consistent manner.
- Participates in the development of business and/or technology vision, strategies, critical success factors and operating plans for application, unit or platform.
- May establish financial plan for the application, portfolio or overall unit and manages to plan.
- May lead efforts to evaluate, select and implement new technologies to enhance application or platform.
- Knowledge of technology concepts, strategies and methodologies typically acquired through a Bachelor`s or Master`s Degree in technical or business discipline and a minimum of five years' experience in a practice relevant domain including delivering software solutions in an agile environment.
- 3 years in a leadership role preferred.
- Able to manage complex technology development concepts, capabilities and maturity.
- Requires excellent analytical ability, consultative, communication, presentation and management skills, strong judgment and ability to effectively liaise with cross functional stakeholders and optimize teams.
- Demonstrated ability to operate collaboratively and build consensus. In-depth knowledge of technology standards and guidelines; knowledge of management concepts, practices and techniques; thorough knowledge of business functions and operations, objectives and strategies.