Job Summary:

Senior engineering managers play both the roles of Group Managers (Resources Management focus) and Project Managers (Project focus). At the same time, senior engineering managers can be in charge of multiple projects/groups, or be the practice manager for a service of the company.

As Project Managers, the engineering managers coordinate all functional aspects of project team initiatives – Requirements gathering, Design, Development, Quality Assurance, and 3rd party vendors – to ensure that requirements are met and exceeded. Managers carry out this responsibility by motivating and guiding project teams while collaborating with internal/external customers throughout the software development process until project completion.

Managers are responsible for closely monitoring the schedule, scope and budget. Managers have the additional responsibility of influencing processes and methodologies, and in providing overall guidance to business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

In charge of sub-ordinates’ career path and performance review
Plan recruitment, conduct interviews and make hiring decisions as needed
Build process/procedures for the service that they are in charge of

- Group Management

Listen and understand each staff;
Give support and encouragement to ideas and staffs (career development plan);
Deal with individual problems;
Recognize and use individual abilities;
Develop team spirit, motivate and build morale;
Ensure communication within the group;
Train the group.

- Project Management

Participate in pre-sales meetings and marketing events when required;
Coordinate all aspects of a project throughout specific software development process methodology and project management software tools;
Communicate project status and issues;
Set standard, work with QA team to generate quality acceptance criteria for the project;
Ensure the completeness of all project documentation;
Approve appropriate software purchases and other project items;
Participate in design/code reviews;
Create, test, maintain and troubleshoot software;
Aid in creating prototype/test applications;
Adhere to strict delivery schedules;
Mentor and provide guidance to Software Developers and Senior Developers;

Optional: Act as an instructor, course composer

Minimum requirements

Knowledge and skills required:


Possesses solid knowledge and skill of software requirement, development process, project management and leadership
Perform exemplary work in managing projects, practice/service and mentor others in project management, leadership
Knowledge of specific domains and technologies that match the company's focus;

Aptitude to learn and understand changes in software development process, procedures and methodologies
Good human relation skills, ability to collaborate effectively across departments and teams
Experience with Object-Oriented Analysis and Design processes
Strong presentation and client relation skills
Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent English communication – in both writing and speaking

o In term of language usage: IELTS 7.0++ equivalent
o Be able to quickly catch up key points, go straight to main points, good at negotiation is a plus

Having technical background in Java is a plus

Personal Qualities:


Good at critical thinking

o Sharp, can make good decision quickly in crisis, can evaluate data/events to identify risks

Good at interpersonal skills/people development/people motivation

o Nice going, positive style, can get along well with young people
o Good sense on people’s behaviors/characteristics
o Value others, always try their best to develop others for others’ own good

Creative/Innovative thinking is a plus
Ability to work independently - self directed
Committed to product quality & service standards
Team oriented

Education/Training Preferred:

Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline required
MBA, MSC in Software Engineering and professional certifications (i.e. PMP) are highly desirable

If you are interested in this position,please send us your resume at career@kms-technology.com
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