Software Engineering Manager (Laurel Road)

    • New York, NY

Primary Responsibilities
This role will span: managing both in-house and outsourced engineering teams, planning projects, system design, infrastructure design, implementing features, and a few occasional bug fixes.
Create a supportive and collaborative work environment, where talented employees can thrive.
Monitor and adjust processes to accommodate business needs and promote team strengths.
Keep projects on track and prepare for future projects. Work with other departments to make both strategic and operational decisions.
Assess feasibility, plan, and coordinate timely completion of projects, while improving functionality and stability of the system as a whole.
Guide business towards accomplishing their goals, while managing expectations based on available resources.
Oversee development of software through the entire product lifecycle in a fluid, fast-paced Agile environment.
Lead discussions to decide on new platforms, microservices, architecture, design patterns, coding conventions, and best practices.
Manage product quality and adhere to regulatory policies by providing appropriate code coverage, test automation, documentation, thoroughness in design and implementation.
Balance competing priorities to ensure we effectively ship new features while resolving defects and managing technical debt.
Guide the team in using existing frameworks and architecture, including cloud based infrastructure, vendor API, SaaS, and CI/CD. Adapt these for improved effectiveness, changing business needs, maintainability, and flexibility.
Take technical ownership of projects, in terms of timeliness and quality. Find solutions when no one else on your team can.

Required Skills and Qualifications
For this role, influence, persuasion, and conflict management skills are a must, as well as proven ability to build trust, inspire others, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, build consensus, attract top talent, and match employee skills and goals to project objectives.
Must be a strong technical leader as well as an independent, critical, and analytical thinker who can rapidly adapt to changing business and organizational demands.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
7+ years of software engineering experience
Deep knowledge of Java, databases, and web-related servers. Knowledge of JavaScript concepts.
Knowledge of Java 1.6+

Preferred Qualifications
PMP or CSM Certification
Java 1.8
Spring MVC
PostgreSQL, Hibernate and other ORMs, Spring Data, and QueryDSL.
Tomcat, Heroku, and AWS
FICO Blaze and other Business Decision Servers, OutSystems
Knowledge of the Agile process and Test Driven Development
Integration and Unit Testing Frameworks
Experience in startup companies
Authorship of independent projects
Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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