Software Engineering Manager (Global) The Global Development Manager, Telematics will join the Global Development team at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
This role will focus on the developments of our Telematics offering, based on LexisNexis assets and newly available data from Connected Vehicles.
The team is distributed in various different locations.This position is responsible for owning the development of the core Telematics application, liaising with the in-
market teams, and defining product features with the business team. This position cultivates best practice, throughout the agile software development life cycle, finds the bottlenecks and works to overcome them.
This position defines and prioritizes technical requirements, works with the business team for product creation, and continuously confirms that the planned result will meet the specified requirements.
As this product grows into new markets, this position will be responsible for working with the in-market teams to set up, run the product, and coordinate the merging of in-
market updates into the core product. Responsibilities :
Project Planning and Management : Define project scope and schedule, delivering on regular delivery of new value. Leading project status and working with Project Management to prepare and distribute progress reports;
manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; create delivery plans
Team Management : Lead development of the team, hold team accountable for commitments, while removing their roadblocks;
working with the organization to improve the teams capacity; mentoring and developing team members
Product Owner Partnership : Work with the Product Owner to manage stakeholder expectations and communications; help implement an effective system of project governance
Process Management and Improvement : Define and manage a project management process and lead continuing process improvement.
Team Building : Delegate authority to the team; ensure each team member is fully engaged and making a meaningful contribution;
encourage a sustainable pace with a high level of quality. Qualifications :
Solid understanding of software development lifecycle models, and the ability to weave Agile and Waterfall together
A proven track record successfully delivering web development projects
A technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to the development team, and to be able to evaluate project risks and issues Skills Required :
BA in Computer Science, or similar, or relevant experience
Strong communication skills, able to work with a distributed team
Strong mentoring, coaching, and team building skills
Ability to understand business requirements in order to establish / maintain high level of customer trust and confidence, and convey the requirements to the team
Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
Solid understanding and experience of project management tools, e.g. Jira / Greenhopper, Redmine, or VersionOne
Creative approach to problem solving, with the ability to understand the details while maintaining a big picture viewWe’re a superb company to work for, with great people, world class technology, market leading products, a culture of innovation and collaboration, and superb career prospectsAt LexisNexis Risk Solutions, we believe in the power of data and advanced analytics for better risk management.
With over 40 years of expertise, we are the trusted data analytics provider for organizations seeking actionable insights to manage risks and improve results while upholding the highest standards for security and privacy.
Headquartered in metro Atlanta, LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves customers in more than 100 countries and is part of FTS 100, RELX Group plc, a world-
leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.LexisNexis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age