Engineering Manager
Makena Partners
 Franklin, TN
Our client is one of the world’s leading providers of gaming solutions. They’re licensed in 240 gaming jurisdictions and operate in 90 countries around the world, with a team of over 3500 employees who deliver outstanding results by pushing the boundaries of innovation, creativity and technology.

The Engineering Manager will manage the day-to-day and strategic technical activities within the engineering group and guide the delivery of projects throughout their life cycle

This has been designated as a safety-sensitive job because it involves performing one or more tasks/duties that could reasonably affect the safety and health of the employee performing the task(s) or others.


Key Performance Competencies

  • Leadership

  • Technical

  • Problem Solving

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Communication


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Supervise and manage employees, coordinating with Software Engineers, Project Managers, Product Managers and Senior Leadership to manage resources

  • Provide feedback and coaching to staff through regular communication and performance appraisals

  • Design, modify and review work products; ensure projects meet customer requirements and specifications

  • Plan and manage product and project schedules in assigned areas of responsibility

  • Manage all stages of the development cycle: requirements analysis, design and implementation, system testing and maintenance

  • Deliver projects on-time

  • Works with Sr. Management to accomplish business goals and works with Sr. Management and the engineering staff to set development standards and technical process.

  • Responsible for their staff and their success and the success of the group as a whole.

Knowledge/Skills Required


  • Experience building and managing scalable, modular, multi-tier client/server systems

  • Experience working in an agile software environment

  • Expertise in the full software/project life cycle, including specifications, requirements analysis, design/architecture, implementation, testing, and maintenance

  • Experience with development and deployment in Windows and/or Linux environments

  • Experience with SVN, Perforce or other configuration management systems

  • Experience with Jira, Version One or other defect tracking system

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft programs i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment

  • Able to multi-task and manage several projects


Knowledge/Skills Desired


  • Familiar with secure programming techniques

  • Experience with embedded systems

  • Experience in modern software engineering process 

  • Experience with object-oriented (OO) design patterns and tools (e.g. UML)

  • Experience with C/C++ or C# and .NET