Software Development Manager

Fairfax, VA

Software Development Manager

Category: Software Development/ Engineering

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fairfax

Position ID: J0324-0700

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking a Software Development Manager to oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of software projects, leading a team of engineers to ensure efficient development and high-quality outcomes. They manage resources, timelines, and project goals while implementing best practices and fostering collaboration within the team.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead a team of senior software engineers under the guidance of the DevOps Manager.

• Conduct proofs of concept to assess the feasibility of new application features.

• Create and manage schedules for new feature development and releases.

• Design training plans to enhance the software engineering skills of your team.

• Collaborate with an integrated agile team to develop coding solutions (Java, SQL, occasionally C#) aligned with customer needs in a dynamic environment.

• Conduct code reviews to identify and address functional, performance, and security issues.

• Guide the team in developing unit tests for regression testing and refactoring.

• Troubleshoot and resolve production issues, especially those related to newly released code.

• Lead agile sprint efforts by ensuring the relevance and functionality of implementation requirements.

• Actively contribute to coding tasks and ensure code quality through frequent source control check-ins.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelor's degree in a technical field (e.g., Information Systems, Computer Science) or equivalent experience.

• Minimum of five years of progressive management experience.

• At least ten years of hands-on experience in similar roles.

• Proficiency in Java EE, web applications, web services, and SQL.

• Experience with Agile software development methodologies.

• Familiarity with source code control and change management processes.

• Knowledge of cyber and application security principles and best practices.

• Ability to utilize metrics for monitoring and managing software development processes.

• Understanding of object-oriented concepts, design patterns, relational database models, unit testing, continuous integration, and single-page architectures.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set level, experience and training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $120,000 - $150,000





What you can expect from us:

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Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.