Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!
In this position you will manage the activities of software development team including systems development, applications development, test strategies and quality assurance functions for F5 product enhancements and new products! Key responsibilities are to develop and manage people, provide technical leadership, lead project planning, facilitate communication, and offer product vision.
Coordinates project timelines with Project and Development Managers, determines and obtains resources, assigns work, monitors progress and results, and provides technical leadership.
This Manager is a champion for product quality within the department and is accountable for an assessment of product readiness and commitments on product delivery schedules.
This is a first-level management position.
Employee management including but not limited to sourcing, interviewing and hiring candidates for open positions, onboarding, establishing goals, assigning or delegating work, providing on-the-job training, giving guidance to staff, conducting performance evaluations, approving paid time-off (PTO), developing performance improvement plans, and taking disciplinary action.
Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).
Act as an advisor to subordinate(s) to meet schedules and / or resolve technical problems.
Ensures milestones are being met; monitor, track and make visible
Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements; provides input into budgeting.
May meet with customers to communicate and review product features
May communicates product roadmaps and project status to staff, senior management, and other product teams.
Evaluates and reviews new technologies on their applicability to product architecture and design.
Prioritizes product features resulting in the correct delivery of needed functionality.
Coordinates with development service groups resulting in greater communication and higher probability of on time delivery of products.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge and expertise in software engineering methodologies.
Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams
Proven ability to deliver products with high quality, on time and within budget.
Demonstrated ability in mentoring and developing direct reports.
Experience with QA metrics and reporting
Extensive experience with bug tracking and triage systems
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane, approximately 10% of the time spent traveling.
B.S. Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other technical degree; or equivalent experience
7+ years software development experience
0-3 years leading or managing a development team
F5 Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace diversity
The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.