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Senior Software Engineering Manager

Date:  May 12, 2022
Location: 

Budapest, HU

Requisition ID:  32357

About Avaya

Businesses are built by the experiences they provide, and every day millions of those experiences are delivered by Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE: AVYA). Avaya is shaping what's next for the future of work, with innovation and partnerships that deliver game-changing business benefits. Our cloud communications solutions and multi-cloud application ecosystem power personalized, intelligent, and effortless customer and employee experiences to help achieve strategic ambitions and desired outcomes. Together, we are committed to help grow your business by delivering Experiences that Matter. Learn more at www.avaya.com.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY


The Solutions & Technology organization of Avaya is the company’s global team responsible for the innovation and development of Avaya’s contact center, unified communications and collaboration products and services.  We are a team of innovators in every aspect of what we do and count among us the best engineers, developers, researchers and product leaders in the world of communications technology. We are excited about how the world is technologically evolving and strive to lead new revolutions in how businesses communicate via cloud, artificial intelligence, automation and mobility. Avaya’s Solutions & Technology is seeking the best and the brightest to help transform how the world connects.

The Solutions and Technologies (S&T) group is looking for an outstanding Engineering leader who can leverage their expertise and product vision to help lead and grow our Contact Center team and product portfolio. To be successful in this role as a Senior Software Engineering Manager in this team, you will be responsible for delivering customer value incrementally, leading a team of engineers of all disciplines and take ownership from inception through to field support, working with our Engineering, Platform and Product teams in executing toward that vision. 
 

ABOUT THE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

•    Collaborate with our executive and leadership team to solidify and advance our positioning as a Cloud first company and leader in the Contact Center space  
•    Design, deploy and maintain highly scalable systems, tools and processes that are necessary to deliver on a Contact Center SaaS application built on cloud technology stack 
•    Capable of driving and delivering thin slices of functionality on a regular cadence with data-driven feedback loops in an agile environment 
•    Passionate about Continuous Integration and Delivery and driving teams to adopt this delivery model 
•    Experienced growing high performing engineering teams leading from the front, motivating & facilitating 
•    Strong communicator, voice of the team, communication up, across and down the org. 
•    Providing technical Leadership 


o    Ensuring consistency of direction in alignment to business needs taking all architectural, design and product/solution capability into account 
o    Ensuring quality deliverables from team, covering fundamentals like having all non-functional requirements addressed, clean code, defect management, performance, high availability and interop,  
o    Foster open, transparent, collaborative design, architecture - Partner with dependent teams and encourage partnership within your org to break silos and deliver quality across the entire stack & ecosystem 
o    Support growth and technical advancement of the org and the product – striving always for technical excellence 
•    Project Management 
o    Breaking a project or work down into smaller chunks, and assigning to the right developer 
o    Work with product owner to define the requirements / user stories, to ensure they are fully vetted 
o    Establish schedule / estimates / delivery timelines / etc 
o    Support and advance our development processes and drive efficiencies working across teams and functions and not simply within your own area of control. 
 

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ABOUT YOU


EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

•    Experience in a Software Engineering leadership role; 10+ years' experience including people management experience with in-depth knowledge of software engineering and development lifecycle.
•    Proven track record of delivering releases on time with high quality. 
•    Experience in managing teams across multiple locations 
•    Experience of Application Security is a big plus 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
•    Strong SaaS or Cloud company background 
•    Knowledge and experience with cloud native applications and architecture, microservices, CI/CD practices and tools; Experience with Agile Development Methodologies and Test-Driven Development. 
•    Experience in managing teams across multiple locations 
•    Passion for leading and motivating teams, setting vision and developing highly functioning organizations 
•    Hands-on experience in building large-scale products and systems 
•    Hands-on experience delivering cloud products and services 
•    Experience with software-based infrastructure such as AWS, GCP, Azure. 
•    Experience with container orchestration systems such as Kubernetes, Docker 
•    Experience with open source projects like Kafka, Cassandra, Zookeeper, Logstash, ElasticSearch, DataDog, Puppet, Ansible. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

•    Avaya offers a Hybrid working model(part Office and part Remote).

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION

•    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience 
 

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