Lead Product Software Engineer (Software Development Manager - EU)
Software Development Manager – EU
Are you looking for a role where you can be responsible for leading a growing group of software development teams whilst working in a dynamic, international and innovative environment? Then join Wolters Kluwer as a Software Development Manager!
Wolters Kluwer is a digital powerhouse. Our customers make critical decisions every day; we help them move forward with confidence. This by providing them the essential information, software, and services they need to make decisions. */dxg is the digital solution provider within Wolters Kluwer. Our technology is used in over 180 countries worldwide.
The */dxg Delivery and Support Services (DDS) team is expanding and looking for Software Development manager. You will be working at Wolters Kluwer’s global head office situated in Alphen a/d Rijn. DSS team is part of the Digital Experience Group (*/dxg) and leverages both local and centralized innovations across the whole company.
Together with the other development managers you are responsible for leading a growing group of software development teams who are building our web-based products for Wolters Kluwer businesses in about 10 countries. You work closely with product owners and businesses to make sure that we build the capabilities that are most important to our customers and you will support your teams in reaching their goals. Your direct peers are the DSS Technical Project Manager and the Solution Architect.
You understand that no system is perfect and there is always room for improvement. Both for the processes we follow and the software we build. Although you can hold your own in technical discussions, both within- and across teams, you know that getting out of the way is usually the better option. You know how to get things done based on influence, servant leadership and you use authority as the last option available.
We do agile software development based on Scrum and where cross team alignment is needed we add a layer of the Scaled Agile framework. Our development teams are (mostly) situated in Hungary, Belarus, Poland and India. Considering our geographic spread some amount of travelling might be required.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Lead a growing group of agile software development teams in various geographical locations
Support technical team leads in solving problems and issues and be a voice for the team within Wolters Kluwer
Coach and develop team leads as well as team members
Balance the teams between QE, development and seniority levels
Work closely with Product Owners, businesses and align the development teams with the business and your peers, the DSS Technical Project Manager and the Solution Architect
Organize team structure to achieve business priorities
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a related field would be preferred
5+ years’ experience in leading development teams, preferably in a near-shoring set-up.
Diverse IT experience; developer, lead developer, scrum master is appreciated
Background in software engineering
Experience in product development with cross-functional teams
Independent, pragmatic, positive and pro-active work attitude
Experience with aligning different software development teams
We are a fast growing, financially healthy and listed organization. You will be part of a diverse, global workforce and join the dynamic, professional yet informal DSS team at Wolters Kluwer’s global head office in Alphen aan den Rijn.
We offer a competitive salary and with a fulltime job of 36 hours a week, a good work life balance. Furthermore, a laptop, generous contribution to your pension (we contribute 2/3), outstanding international career opportunities and a commitment to invest in your personal development are also part of the package.
In addition to this we have a yearly sports day, a spectacular end of year party, free fruit and most of all, a great environment with fun and professional colleagues!
We are very proud to have been recognized as Dutch Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year.
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