Senior Manager Software Engineering

Requisition Number:  4142
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


The Senior Manager, Software Engineering will be responsible for supporting the execution of the Westinghouse Digital strategy, leading a team in the execution of a portfolio of Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence initiatives from ideation through production. The Senior Manager will also support solution integration planning and the initial phases of the integration.  This role is US Remote, however, we will consider candidates in Spain or Poland.


Your Day to Day:

  • Prioritization and execution of Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence initiatives.
  • Work with sponsor, team, external partners, and a team of leaders for delivery of high-quality Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence initiatives within an established strategic, scheduled, and cost criteria.
  • Leverage experience, business and industry knowledge, and current events to lead Software Engineering, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence initiatives, including engagement with end users, customers, export compliance, security, data sovereignty, software governance, sales, and marketing.
  • Lead and motivate a highly talented team of digital professionals that have the expertise, business knowledge, technical sophistication, and entrepreneurial drive to add significant value within the D&I function.
  • Must be able to implement best in class processes, peer check models, presentations, and white papers, and learn from all areas of the Westinghouse team and our digital partners.
  • Drive midterm, well balanced, and global thought leadership within the nuclear and energy digital industry and within Westinghouse’s strategic planning process.
  • Lead business case development and/or peer review for pilot initiatives.
  • Implement robust digital pipeline assessment tools to connect industry trends, product focus, market opportunities, valuation, and other drivers to establish and maintain a global digital roadmap
  • Foster a network of digital partners who will augment internal resources and support the execution the digital roadmap
  • Report out to executive management, digital partners, and the Board digital strategy, targets and progress.


Who You Are:

  • B. S. Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related discipline preferred; equivalent experience is acceptable
  • 10 years of experience in software engineering.
  • 5 years leading software engineering teams in an agile methodology
  • First level Scrum Master certification (Professional Scrum Master (PSM) I or Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Practicioner (PMI-ACP) preferred



Desired Background:

  • Expert understanding of agile software development lifecycles and deep experience leading digital transformation teams
  • Proficient in interacting with cross-functional groups to support consensus outcome/decision within an agile methodology
  • Proven ability to lead the delivery of iterative solutions that drive from ideation to full scale customer deployments
  • Experience leading the moderation of team dynamics and achieving results through influence
  • Extensive background in leveraging customer and team feedback, moderating communication between two or more teams or functional areas, and in navigating interoffice dynamics to encourage and help attain beneficial outcomes
  • Experience executing under rigorous Objective and Key Results (OKRs) implementation
  • Familiarity with the nuclear and energy industries (preferred)
  • Knowledge of an agile framework (Disciplined Agile Delivery preferred) or method and Agile tools (TFS, Rally, Jira, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques
  • Proven capability leading team discussions and proficient in moderating discussions to get at the root of matters and plan a way forward
  • Experience in how to apply different techniques to optimize the team's effectiveness when developing in a Scrum framework (for example, various Burndown technologies, differing retrospective, sprint planning and DSU meeting formats, handling bugs, etc.)
  • Experience with removing blockers for teams and acting as a champion for a cross-functional team or department


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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