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Engineering Manager-Software

Date: Jul 28, 2019

Location: US - MN - Eden Prairie, US

Company: MTS Systems

smart people.

smart ideas.

smart choice.

 

A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.

 

Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.

 

Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.

 

By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.

 

Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.

 

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About the MTS Connected Technologies Team:

 

We are a highly collaborative and agile team that builds customer-facing products from the ground up using modern web/mobile technologies.  While there are several active products that this team has created, you’ll primarily be working on the two largest which are MTS Echo and MTS SmartService.

 

Echo is used daily by our customers to view the real-time status and health trends of their high performance mechanical testing systems through connected devices. Customers can also view MTS manuals and videos, download software, and monitor their tests.

 

SmartService is a purely mobile platform that provides our customers with easy access to all of the service history for their equipment as well as being the primary way that they interact with our field service engineers. It is also the tool that our field service team uses for calibrations, routine maintenance, and more.

 

As our Software Engineering Manager, you will lead a team that creates customized software to enable machine and application functionality for our leading-edge systems.We are a highly collaborative and agile team that builds customer-facing products from the ground up using modern web/mobile technologies.  While there are several active products that this team has created, you’ll primarily be working on the two largest which are MTS Echo and MTS SmartService.

 

Echo is used daily by our customers to view the real-time status and health trends of their high performance mechanical testing systems through connected devices. Customers can also view MTS manuals and videos, download software, and monitor their tests.

 

SmartService is a purely mobile platform that provides our customers with easy access to all of the service history for their equipment as well as being the primary way that they interact with our field service engineers. It is also the tool that our field service team uses for calibrations, routine maintenance, and more.

 

In this role, you will…

 

  • Be an advocate for software development processes, tools, and technologies.  Ensure that created software is robust, reusable, and requires little change over extended periods of time
  • Be responsible for the on-going management and development of assigned employees.  Create a culture that encourages innovation and personal growth
  • Manage the design and development of products, tools, and custom systems.  Assign staff as appropriate to ensure projects are complete on time.  Monitor design from initiation through delivery to ensure product design satisfies specifications and established goals
  • Commitment to customer satisfaction- external and internal customers. Listen and evaluate voice of the customer feedback. 
  • Provide feedback to senior management and facilitate communication on project status, justifications for variances and technical information
  • Collaborate with marketing, product management and service leadership.
  • Recommend process improvement programs including new methods and/or processes to improve productivity, efficiency, customer satisfaction, and cost
  • Work with a highly collaborative team to design and implement both front-end and back-end components
  • Use a wide variety of modern web/mobile tools to create outstanding user experiences for our customers
  • Be a part of a fast moving and forward-thinking development process in which you will be pushing code out to customers on a weekly basis
  • Collaborate with Product/Project Engineers to ensure design for customer orders are satisfied on time, within budget, and on specification
  • Monitor cost center budget and take corrective action as appropriate
  • Stay current with and anticipate technology evolutions

 

To be considered for this role, you must have…

  • B.S. in Computer Science or an equivalent engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years of software engineering experience (to include 1+ years leading engineering team)
  • Proven technical skills in highly-complex cross-disciplinary technical environments
  • Experience with complex real-time embedded systems
  • Ability to identify, own, and solve problems independently and as part of a team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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