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AGILE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Date:  Jul 21, 2021
Location: 

Durham, NC, US, 27713

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EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

This manager is a supportive leader who guides, coaches, and mentors a team of software engineers in the design, development, delivery, maintenance, and operations of premium online research products and services. This person will lead teams who create Clinical Decisions products and services that inform the world, advancing the commitment to promoting evidence-based practice by providing health care professionals with the fastest answers to their clinical questions at the point of care, based on and supported by the best and most current evidence.

 

This role is primarily focused on the leadership and development of people and practices and enables self-directed teams to successfully execute against their goals within an Agile organization in support of corporate vision and strategy.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and lead two agile teams of 5-7 cloud-based software engineers each, with a focus on team development and growth.  Foster and enable software craftsmanship and innovation.
  • Work directly with product owners and business representatives to provide business solutions from inception to operation.
  • Ensure that the whole team owns the quality of the products we produce and maintain a balanced mindset across the engineering disciplines involved in delivering those products according to the ‘definition of done’.
  • Be a guardian of world-class customer experience.
  • Stay abreast of industry/technology trends relevant to the Software Engineering discipline.
  • Regularly review team performance, collaborate with them on continuous improvement initiatives/experiments, and understand the data, team and workflow.
  • Attract, recruit, retain, and develop top engineering talent.  Cultivate and groom leaders.
  • Live the principles behind the Agile Manifesto and SAFe framework in all interactions and equip the team to do the same.

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh

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