• Software Development Manager - IT Services

    Job Locations US-TX-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    2018-33038
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Category
    Information Technology
    Travel
    0-10%
  • Overview

    ​ The Software Development Manager - IT Services is responsible for leading the Quality Engineering Team in the development and execution of automation development, while providing leadership and direction with specific focus on automation functions. The Manager develops plans, procedures and programs for implementing an automation suite to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of applications to ensure all product performance standards are maintained. The Manager is responsible for creating safeguards against risk through proactive guidance, comprehensive documentation and continual assessment of GM Financial's business processes and internal controls via Automated Regression, Service Virtualization, Test Data Management and other automation activities. The Manager will promote team member integrity, ethical compliance and build upon our established culture. The Manager will have contact and interaction with all levels of management and departments across the organization as well as external customers, auditors, vendors and/or state examiners.

    Responsibilities

    JOB DUTIES

    • Implement the strategic automation testing roadmap to include testing tools, processes, standards and methods, release calendars, leveraging industry standards and best practices
    • Initiate collaborative efforts across testing teams at GMF
    • Develop and implement processes that produce relevant testing artifacts such as test coverage metrics and automation suites
    • Mentor the Engineering and Analyst staff to establish a consistent level of quality, accuracy, accountability, and compliance with department standards
    • Research staffing alternatives and recommend strategies appropriate to different initiatives
    • Establish, manage, and report on key quality metrics
    • Plan and implement consistent growth in the use of industry-standard automation testing tools
    • Translate broad strategies into specific actions plans, utilizing existing resources and information to achieve strategic objectives and improve business results
    • Foster and champion an environment that promotes trust, continuous improvement, innovation, quality outcomes and self-development
    • Foster open communication, that welcomes information sharing, seeks input from others and values diverse viewpoints

    Qualifications

    Knowledge

    • Must have a broad understanding of enterprise computer hardware/software and corporate information systems
    • Strong knowledge of operating systems, applications and associated hardware (e.g., Windows Desktop OSs, Windows Server OSs, OS/, UNIX/Linux).
    • Understanding of enterprise computer hardware/software and information systems
    • Understanding of network monitoring concepts (e.g., TCP/IP, Subnetting, Routing, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of VB Script and or PowerShell

    Skills

    • Ability to accept change and to adapt to shifting organizational challenges and priorities
    • Ability to coach, develop and lead others
    • Analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written skills
    • Ability to evaluate problems and issues quickly, and to make recommendations for courses of action
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time while remaining cool under pressure
    • Advanced ability to analyze problems, correlate data from multiple sources and communicate pertinent information to the appropriate support teams

    Education

    • High School Diploma or GED or similar preferred

     Experience

    • 5-7 years of prior experience required

    Work Condition

    • normal office environment
    • Fast-paced office environment
    • Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers
    • Subject to daily service level requirements
    • Limited travel may be required to support business needs

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