Manager, Software Engineering

Location: Weston, Massachusetts, United States


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 1491

Position Title: Manager, Software Engineering_G01

External Description:

Manager, Software Engineering

Own the product!

Monster is looking for a Manager, Software Engineering to join our team! In this role the Manager, Software Engineering will provide leadership within the software development organization to enable the production of high quality software to our customers. The Manager Software Engineering must be solution focused, with excellent interpersonal skills, and a passion for technology.


  • Help build and maintain high performing software engineering teams. The manager will oversee department staffing issues, including hiring, employee issues, counseling, raise/salary adjustments, performance appraisals, etc. The incumbent will ensure that goals are set for all teams and that the teams are meeting those goals
  • Must have the ability to direct the activities of subordinates in planning, organizing, scheduling, monitoring, and evaluating
  • Identifying opportunities to raise quality and improving products continuously provided by the Product Management team and bringing them to fruition
  • Working with software architect to select tools and middleware products employed.
  • Negotiating commitments for the team with the rest of the engineering organization.
  • Managing the Agile process for development
  • Assist in strategic planning by providing the technical context
  • Directly contribute to the design of solutions based on the technical attributes and constraints of client systems
  • Map resourcing to work based on technical assessment (team and individual level tasking)
  • Facilitate whole team collaboration and success
  • Promote a customer centered software development approach within the engineering team and broader cross functional agile team
  • Promote an ultra quality mindset and fully enable the team to employ practices that result in quality solutions
  • Continuously assess and guide whole team productivity
  • Provide leadership to ensure architectural and non-functional standards are met
  • Provide leadership to ensure functional requirements are defined, understood and fulfilled

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • At least five years of experience as team leader with a top tier web software firm
  • Experience with Java persistence layers – Hibernate, iBatis etc
  • Experience with Object Oriented Principles and Design Patterns
  • Experience with Oracle 11g
  • Good understanding and experience with include JSP’s, taglibs, Freemarker Template, XML, Struts, Spring, HTML, CSS and SQL
  • Enforce best of breed database, persistence and Java code
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • Analytical skills – Ability to assess a situation quickly from a non-biased point of view, and determine the most beneficial resolution for all parties involved
  • Organization skills – Ability to track unresolved issues and bring them to resolution is essential. The ideal candidate will take the initiative to follow up and, if necessary, escalate issues in order to bring them to a conclusion

About Monster

Monster is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are.  For more than 20 years, Monster has helped people improve their lives with better jobs, and employers find the best talent. Today, the company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.

Monster continues its pioneering work of transforming the recruiting industry with advanced technology using intelligent digital, social and mobile solutions, including our flagship website® and a vast array of products and services.

Accessibility Accommodation

Monster is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment through a culture of diversity, equity, safety, and belonging. Our goal is to make work a happy and productive place for all through transparency and accountability at all levels of our organization. 

If there’s an accommodation you need or prefer as  part of your application, or if you have some feedback for us on ways we can make our process more accessible for all, please send us an email at or call 1-800-MONSTER and let us know how we can help! 

Please do not direct any general employment related questions to this email and/or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodations will be responded to from this email address and/or phone number. 

Monster is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating a diverse environment. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of  Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.




Community / Marketing Title: Manager, Software Engineering

Company Profile:

Monster (Randstad Group) is the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities. From the web, to mobile, to social, we help companies find people with customized solutions and we use the world's most advanced technology to match the right people to the right job.

We've made it our mission to help companies find better candidates. And nobody brings more cutting-edge tools to help them do just that than Monster. Whatever their needs are, we have the products and technologies to build a bespoke solution for our clients, to help them find #TheRightFit.

Innovation is the heart of our success... and our future. We're changing the way people think about work, and we're helping them improve their lives and their work performance with new technology, tools and training.

What makes Monster great…

Monster is synonymous with innovation; we are passionate about bringing great people and great companies together. In fact, we are obsessive about it – it’s what we do every day. We believe that the work that we do has a noble purpose... Making people’s lives better.

At Monster, we let people breath, giving everyone the opportunity to shape their destiny and provide the development support that allows them to do so.

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