Software Engineering Manager
Join a medical device company in an integral role for bringing new products to market! This is an opportunity for a hands-on, working Software Engineering Manager to come in and grow their career.

The Software Engineering Manager is a key leadership position responsible for leading a team to execute product programs with cross-functional team leaders and individuals to meet customer requirements for product functionality, quality, and cost for our global portfolio of medical devices. As a member of the global R&D software engineering organization, ensure product programs are completed on time, team members are developed in their functional discipline, and that processes in the business are continually improved. This role requires working cross-functionally with technical and other professional talent from various facilities and from diverse technical backgrounds.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Align the strategy and direction of the software team to the business goals and drive continuous improvement of systems, products, and processes
  • Functional leadership of the team, including talent development, coaching, mentoring, and career development.
  • Identify the competencies required to meet the Engineering and Business objectives and develop a strategy to recruit and develop a high-performing engineering team with deep functional expertise.
  • Collaborate with the Program Management team to set priorities and effectively resource programs and projects.
  • Collaborate with the Principal architect to develop a code base within the architectural framework that meets the technical, functional, performance, and operational requirements for the product.
  • Collaborate with the Software Director to implement tools and processes to optimize software engineering throughput and quality.
  • Ensure key milestones are met and that solutions delivered are of the highest quality possible.
  • Celebrate wins and create a working environment that energizes the team and allows them to have fun while taking on the difficult challenges for our customers.
  • Lead change through creative solutions to unstructured product and system design issues.
  • Optimize the team’s participation in all phases of product development
  • Support existing products within Engineering, Manufacturing, Sourcing, Service and Supplier Quality Engineering.
  • Key role in driving the culture of engineering excellence and commitment to quality.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field greatly preferred.
  • 5+ years relevant software development experience within Windows application development.
  • 2+ years project management experience.
  • 2+ years of direct or indirect people leadership experience.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionality with global teams.
  • Experience with the Agile Development Process.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with the demonstrated ability to gain buy-in for initiatives.
  • 7 years relevant regulated (medical device) industry experience.
  • Experience with the development tools: MS Visual Studio, JIRA, GIT, JAMA
  • Knowledge of QSR, ISO/EN and Quality System Standards is preferred.


About Versique

Versique is a high-performance recruiting firm based in Minneapolis, MN specializing in interim solutions, direct hire, and executive leadership search. We believe people are the ultimate business advantage. Our experienced functional recruiting teams work within a variety of areas of expertise (HR, Finance & Accounting, Demand Generation, IT, and Engineering) and broad industries (Healthcare, Banking, Consumer Packaged Goods, Manufacturing, Private Equity, and Family-Owned). Voted as a “Star Tribune Best Places to Work” three years in a row by our employees, Versique is one of the largest and fastest growing staffing and recruiting firms in the Midwest. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.



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