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Job Description Director of Engineering based in Manila, Philippines will help establish and support a transition planning, training and management program for Manulife Canada Segment in Manila as Manulife Canada Segment establishes an engineering presence for including : Key Accountabilities : Fostering a high-performance engineering culture that embodies Manulife’s values.
Drive program KPI development, measurement and transition management programs for engineering squads that are staffed in Manila transitioning software development, application development and delivery capabilities from incumbent global squads.
Work in close partnership with the Canada segment technology leadership team to embed the right hiring, agile engineering practices and transition management programs.
Lead Canada Segment engineering transition efforts in Manila including working closely with the leadership team to progressively mature our practices and continually improve all aspects of the software delivery process with the aim to progressively augment the velocity of the team.
This includes the ongoing management of team knowledge, performance, adherence to best practices and non-functional areas such as velocity, knowledge management, succession planning, delivery and, reliability.
Job Requirements : 8+ years related engineering or software delivery experience with expectation that you are a hands-on practitioner.
5+ years leading engineering teams and building diverse and inclusive engineering culture where team members are highly collaborative and willing to learn and grow.
Familiarity with Agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, continuous integration, and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features.
Understanding of software development lifecycle and how technology supports business strategy. Prioritizes efficient knowledge and succession planning and measurement by using data driven analysis, recommendations and patterns.
able to effectively articulate delivery, transition management vision, possibilities, and outcomes. Decision making authorities Performance Reviews for squad and value stream Engineering Managers, Anchor / Technical Lead Engineers Team ongoing performance management across all metrics Lead the implementation of the transition strategy supporting the software delivery strategy for Canada in Manila and work in collaboration with Canada Segment Technology leadership to drive ongoing improvements and increase the value created by the site.
Drive transition planning, training and ramp up measurement strategies to ensure the application knowledge set of the team remain fresh and up to date, to enable epic and feature development performance to improve.
Key leadership behaviour Ability to coach and mentor technical teams including providing on the job coaching and advice Ability to collaborate in complex matrix environment and across different time zones Key Performance Goals / Measurement Time for new engineer to reach full productivity Time for new squad to reach full productivity Productivity of the engineering team Retention of talent Retention of knowledge Squad skills alignment (right skills on the squad) Every career at Manulife / John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward.
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