Senior Software Engineering Manager

| Chicago

Role: In this role, you will lead the development of Workplace Products at Morningstar. An ideal candidate would be a self-starter who gets technology as an art, understands business goals and creates scalable, flexible technical solutions. The candidate would be responsible for delivery and ensuring modern software development practices are being applied with rigor. They would motivate the team and cultivate a culture of high energy and technical excellence. Establishing a good support infrastructure to handle production issues and being responsive to customer problems is essential to the role. Exposure & experience in large-scale system implementation is a big plus. This position is based out of our headquarters in Chicago. 

Responsibilities: 
Act as the software guardian. Own non-functional requirements, architectural direction, quality of the code and addressing technical debt. 
Designs for the big-picture: product roadmap over next quarter and years 
Leads end-to-end design 
Understand our business, partner and model our core assets into our software systems 
Implements an evolutionary and incremental steps 
Work across many teams and squads 
Motivate team and create a strong culture of engineering excellence. 
Be able to mentor team and manage organizational issues including performance calibration and salary reviews. 
Collaborate with local & global teams for both technical and non-technical issues like project management and requirements management. 
Cultivate technical backlog with team leads to upgrade platform continuously. 
Analyze & remediate production issues and build in fault tolerance & operational readiness into the system architecture. 
High availability of systems is a must-have. 

Requirements: 
15+ years’ experience in progressively senior technology roles 
5+ years of experience leading development teams
Track record of using technology as a core competency to innovate and transform business models 
Experience with cloud-native architecture patterns
Experience introducing new technologies into the organization
Experience managing multiple teams & distributed development
Proficient in engineering practices that drive business agility
Programming experience (any of Java, C#, JavaScript C++, Go, Python, etc.) or simply a polyglot background 
Track record of driving and producing change 

 

Morningstar is an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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