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PDS Tech Inc Manager, Software Engineering in Saint Louis, Missouri

Manager, Software Engineering (Hybrid)

  • Direct hire:

  • Local candidates only

  • US Citizenship required

  • Work schedule: Hybrid (1-2 days in office/week)(down town STL)

  • Team: Leading up 10 (Developers, BA, QA)


We are looking for a Software Engineering Manager to provide leadership to software engineers using Agile development methodologies to design, engineer, implement, test, and transition new or enhanced software solutions for production use. As the Software Engineering Manager, you will report to a Senior Manager and work with enterprise architecture, infrastructure operations peers, product and project leaders/managers, and other in-house developers, engineers, and analysts. As Software Engineering Manager, you will oversee our department's budget, report progress to senior management; and identify and support talent and determine resource requirements and allocations.


  • Oversee and manage our information technology assets. Coordinate development from concept to installation. Act as a liaison between clients, vendors, and consultants.

  • Manage performance appraisals, development, motivating, coaching, and mentoring.

  • Provide recommendations for hiring, staffing, scheduling, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, and training needs.

  • Manage two agile teams, including consultants, developers, and testers.

  • Provide leadership to the agile teams, including technical direction, process improvement activities, alternatives analysis, risk management, corrective actions, resolution of issues and defects, value delivery, and general challenges.

  • Assure compliance to System, policies and procedures.

  • Communicate with clients and all levels of management, peers, and organizations within the company.

  • Partner with our Treasury Product Management organization, Treasury customers, scrum masters, and other company. System management areas such as Financial Management, National IT, Audit, Procurement, Legal, Vendors, etc.

  • Research and maintain current knowledge of new application methodologies and tools, as well as Federal Reserve District and System technology priorities.

  • Maintain security posture, including assisting with upgrading information security as necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree, with a major or specialized courses in Engineering, Computer Science or MIS or commensurate experience.

  • 5+ years the area of IT Leadership, including responsibility for engineering and delivery of a complex application(s), including:

  • Staffing decisions, mentoring and development, and performance evaluations.

  • Broad technology experience with any Objected Oriented Programing language or Cloud Native technologies.

  • Experience with cloud computing, DevOps, development pipeline orchestration, and software engineering practices desired.

  • Experience leading teams utilizing Agile methodologies.

  • Experience working collaboratively across IT and departments.

  • Knowledge of secure coding practices, RESTful web services and test-driven development.

  • Ability to process and assess complex procedures, practices, and policies.

  • Industry-related certifications or degrees in application development/methodology, process, agile methodologies, cloud development, cybersecurity, project, and/or risk management desired.

  • Candidates with less experience may be considered at a lower job grade or salary.

  • US Citizenship Required.

  • Travel up to15%.

  • All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including receiving a COVID-19 booster when eligible, unless company grants an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.