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Manager, Software Engineering - Routing

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Manager, Software Engineering - Routing

Time type: full time

Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job requisition id: R3477

What we need 

Symbotic is looking for people who thrive in a fast paced, solutions oriented and creative environment. The Core Software Systems Team at Symbotic is looking for a Software Engineering Manager to lead the Routing Team. The candidate must understand the importance of fostering a strong team environment and have the ability to develop trusting relationships with their team members. We are looking for people who thrive in a creative, collaborative and agile development environment. 

 

What we do 

The routing algorithm is one of the core technology advancements that unlock future productivity improvements for the mobile robots and the Symbotic System overall. Our routing team has already enabled 20-25% productivity improvement in the system to date and our engineers continue to push the boundaries of what is possible. The Routing team is part of the Robot Perception and AI team, which is responsible for building our major robot – Symbot. 

 

What you'll do 

  • Own the complete software development lifecycle; defining, prioritizing, designing, and leading implementation and testing of new features within a fast paced, Agile environment. 

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team and ensure project plans and delivery commitments are met. 

  • Manage department resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing to maintain a best-in-class engineering team. Hold regular 1:1s with the team. 

  • Promote and instill best practices in software engineering development. 

  • Collaborating with other engineering teams on planning, design and development for releases 

  • Coach, mentor, and lead a diverse group of software engineers, helping them to grow technically and professionally  

  • Help attract and develop top tier talent through recruitment activities and workforce development 

 

What you'll need 

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (i.e. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, etc.) 

  • 10 years of experience in Software Development 

  • Minimum of 5 years spent as a team lead or manager of software development 

  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality, reliable code implemented on schedule 

  • Experience leading teams in an Agile development environment 

  • Knowledge of Object Oriented design. C++ or .NET technologies including C#, WCF and Entity Framework preferred. 

  • Experience with path planning algorithms and multi-agent control 

  • An understanding of API design and architecture, distributed back0end systems and microservices, or containerization / virtualization 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

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