Software Engineering Manager

Fargo, ND
Depends on Experience
Jul 19, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Forum Communications is hiring a Software Engineering Manager to join our growing team. This is a leadership opportunity with a great local company that will help shape the future of the FCC digital product portfolio. The ideal candidate has a background in software engineering, leading software teams and implementing agile processes to drive consistent delivery of products that our customers want and need. This position will be at our downtown Fargo location just one block off Broadway.

Responsibilities include:
  • Lead and grow a team of software engineers responsible for the digital products of FCC.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical conversations and guide software engineers on technical decisions.
  • Practical hands-on implementation experience with modern web technologies.
  • Ability to manage external software vendors working in tandem with the internal teams.
  • Experience delivering production quality software.
  • Passion for problem solving and complex systems integration of web technologies.
  • Collaborate with non-technical stakeholder to build solutions.
  • Financial management and budgeting experience.

Position Requirements
  • Experience implementing and practicing Agile or Scrum methodologies.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience managing a software engineering team and technology vendors.
  • Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university or equivalent experience.
  • Creative and self-directed - you identify opportunities and bring solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - you can present and sell your solutions.
  • You can independently manage and organize your time.
  • Ability to collect and analyze data for use in decision making.
  • PHP, Javascript, Node, npm, graphql, HTML, CSS, SOLR, MySQL, AWS, Git, Jira.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.

About the Organization
At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.