Software Engineering Manager
It is a really exciting time to be at Extra Space Storage! We got our start in 1977. Today we are a New York Stock Exchange-traded company leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one. But in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. We offer a fast-paced collaborative environment where each of us directly contributes to the company’s success. Come join us and find out why Glassdoor recognized Extra Space Storage as one of the top 100 places to work in 2018!
We are currently seeking a Software Engineering Manager at our corporate offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this role, your primary responsibility is the success of your team in delivering great software. Managers typically have between five and ten direct reports, including software or quality engineers and business analysts.
Successful managers are passionate about people. They ask questions to understand the opportunities and challenges of their team members and the environment, and they guide the team to identify and implement solutions that match business needs. They are comfortable mentoring individuals in technical or professional skills, and they lead entire teams to successful project delivery.
Managers use their deep technical knowledge and experience to focus the team’s efforts on the skills and activities that will have high business impact. On one morning you could be helping an engineer improve an integration test, then participate in defining the scope for the next major release. In the afternoon you might conduct one-on-ones with your team, then give a status update on the team’s quarterly goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for the success of direct reports across multiple technical skill sets
- Collaborates with other managers and team leads to ensure successful delivery of multi-team projects
- Leads and models the daily application of agile software engineering processes
- Fosters long-term professional and career growth of direct reports and other team members
- Contributes in staffing decisions
- Communicates task and project status to stakeholders
- May complete individual software engineering tasks and/or proof of concept work
- 5+ years of relevant experience
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
- Automated software testing and deployment
- Enterprise-level software engineering or leadership experience
- Effective communicator, positive attitude, dedicated, team player
The engineers reporting to this manager use the following tools: C#, SQL Server, ASP.NET Web API, AngularJS, Git, and AWS platforms including SQS, SNS, SWF, S3 and RDS. Project management and tracking tools include Jira, Confluence, and GitPrime. Managers need general knowledge of these tools, but their technical expertise may be in other areas.
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Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In 2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.
The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!
Our Team Makes Us EXTRAordinary
Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.
Offering a Career Path Paved with Innovation and Satisfaction
Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs!
An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.